Program 674: Driving in Ireland; Women Who Wander; Primed for Prague
Release Date: 04-30-2022
Guidebook co-author Pat O'Connor delves into the details of driving in Ireland, where renting a car can be worth the extra expense when it gives you the flexibility to explore the countryside on your own schedule. Then author Mary Morris explains why she prefers to go solo to connect with other people in her travels, and how she ensures her safety. And tour guides from Prague offer tips for enjoying the beauty of the Czech capital.
- Pat O'Connor, co-author of the "Rick Steves Ireland" guidebook (Avalon)
- Mary Morris, author of "All the Way to the Tigers" (Nan A. Talese / Doubleday) and "Nothing to Declare" (Picador)
- Prague-based tour guides Jana Horovska and Katerina Svobodova
- The Rick Steves online overview of Ireland.
- Rick offers more tips for driving a car in Ireland and Britain.
- Mary Morris teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College, and has written more than a dozen novels and works of non-fiction.
- Mary's memoir about her experiences in India to view Bengal tigers in the wild is called "All the Way to the Tigers." She told Rick about it on Travel with Rick Steves program #639 in May, 2021.
- The Rick Steves online overview of Prague includes links to several other radio interview topics on Prague from our program archives.
- The Mucha Museum in Prague highlights the art nouveau work of Czech artist Alphonse Mucha.
- Black Light Theatre is a popular art form in Prague.
- The website for Katerina Svobodova includes contact information for guided walking tours of Prague, and trips to the Czech countryside.