Hi from Rick: What Makes Our Tours Unique?
Imagine: You run a tour company that you really love, and you finally return to Europe after two long years. Landing in Rome, one of the world's great cities, you meet up with your group: 20 bright, talented, and eager tour guides from all over Europe, excited to travel and learn together.
I just got home from my big fall trip. Being back in Europe was pure joy…made even sweeter by getting to experience it with that busload of guides. People often ask me what makes a Rick Steves tour unique. Sure, you get unforgettable experiences, great food, smart itineraries, and the wonderful fellow tour members we attract. But if I had to sum up the magic ingredient in two words, it'd be this: great guides.
This trip's goal was to train and mentor the "class of 2020" — the crop of new guides who were preparing to start working… Read more