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Join Us for Monday Night Travel

Are you dreaming of travel? Join us live on Mondays for our Monday Night Travel series! Together we'll journey to destinations across Europe and beyond with expert guests leading the way. Each week, you'll learn about art, history, food, and culture while picking up tried-and-true travel tips along the way. You'll even have a chance to ask questions during a live Q&A. Whether you're planning a specific trip, dreaming up vacation ideas, or craving a virtual adventure with our merry band of travelers, Monday Night Travel welcomes you aboard!

You must register (it's free!) for each event below. For more information, see our MNT FAQ.

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July 29: North Wales with Jeanie Carmichael

6:00 p.m. PT / 9:00 p.m. ET | REGISTER

From hulking Mount Snowdon to lush forests to desolate moor country, North Wales is a poem written in landscape. Join Rick Steves' Europe guide Jeanie Carmichael as she enthuses about this thrilling and diverse slice of the Celtic crescent. We explore sheep-speckled countryside, visit a working woolen mill, then go down deep in the Llechwedd Slate Caverns. In coastal Conwy, we walk Britain's best medieval walls and pop into a castle-within-a-castle. Along the way, we snack on Welsh cakes and stay warm with a cup of tea.

August 5: A Travel-Filled Happy Hour with Rick and his European Guides

6:00 p.m. PT / 9:00 p.m. ET | REGISTER

For the first time post-pandemic, our European guides are back in Edmonds, WA for the Rick Steves’ Europe Guide Summit. And on this Monday Night Travel special, you’re invited to the guide happy hour! Join Rick as he catches up with guides fresh off the plane from Europe, who are ready to share insights on their region of expertise. They recommend a hands-on experience and reveal a back door in their country of origin, then gush about their favorite summer treats. So, mix up your aperitif of choice and get ready to rendezvous with our glorious guides!

August 12: Biking Around the World with Andrew Mortensen

6:00 p.m. PT / 9:00 p.m. ET | REGISTER

Andrew Mortensen just biked around the world — from the Pacific Northwest to Patagonia and from Spain to Singapore — and he did it with a purpose: to raise money for suicide prevention. Fresh off his 27,000-mile cycle, Andrew joins Monday Night Travel to share vivid stories from the journey — zipping through verdant French countryside, visiting whirling dervishes in Turkey, and discovering surprising cities in Uzbekistan. Along the way, Andrew gives tips on how bikers of all abilities can incorporate cycling into their trips and offers insights into how we can all travel more purposefully.


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You can enjoy Monday Night Travel any night of the week with our video recordings. Relive the fun, intimacy, and insight of joining travel experts as they share itinerary-boosting tips, tell stories from the road, and answer viewer questions.

Experiencing Kenya on an Ethical Safari with Sarika Bansal

This event was recorded on July 22, 2024.

Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve is a treasure trove of safari fantasies: wildebeests migrating across savannahs, lions prowling plains, and colorful indigenous villages. But behind these African daydreams lurk various ethical realities to unpack. Fortunately, Sarika Bansal, editorial director of Afar Magazine and editor of "Tread Brightly: Notes on Ethical Travel," is here to help. Based in Kenya, Sarika sheds light on how to explore her adopted country in ways that protect wildlife, respect local people, and strengthen communities so we can all tread more brightly.


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