Hi from Rick: The Gift of Good Travel
Every two years for the last couple of decades we've produced a new season of our Rick Steves' Europe TV series. And, like clockwork, our new Season 8 two-DVD set has just arrived.
As I flip the package over to look at the dozen shows listed on the back, I'm hit with a flood of good travel memories. One windy day I climbed up into the creaky reaches of a centuries-old Dutch windmill. On another, I hiked to a cemetery high above my favorite Italian Riviera village, with a dear local friend, to remember those lost to a tragic flood in 2011. In a remote village in Turkey, my crew and I joined with festive neighbors to celebrate a young boy's circumcision. In every show, I make it a point to never film anything that's off-limits to inquisitive, free-spirited travelers. If I'm doing my job right... Read more