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Watch with Rick Steves — Why We Travel

Enjoy Rick's live Monday Night Travel party with this video recorded on December 28, 2020. Experience the intimacy and spontaneity of joining Rick in his living room as he shares his personal and inspirational behind-the-scenes commentary.

In times of crisis and challenge, we ask ourselves: What is the true value of travel? Is it just hedonism…or something more powerful? After a lifetime of exploring Europe — and inspiring Americans to see Europe as the springboard for world exploration — Rick shares his reasons why. This special episode is a sonnet to travel — an introspective love story, set in Europe, that vividly celebrates the rewards of exploring our world and the joy that awaits those who travel.

Watch the full episode without commentary: Why We Travel