Hi from Rick: Is It Time to Keep on Travelin’?
In the spring of 2020, I cancelled a flight to Istanbul that would have kicked off my annual 100 days of travel. Since then, it's been a long year of travel dreaming from my back porch.
Patience is not a Rick Steves forté…but this year, it's been my middle name. I believe that as global citizens, we have a responsibility to trust science, to look out for one another, and to wait until Europe is ready for us to return. Anytime someone in my office gets antsy to sneak over to Europe during a break in the action, I've felt like saying, "Cool your jets."
But in 2021, hope has turned a corner. Vaccines are safe, effective, and widely available — more than half of all eligible Americans have already gotten the jab (including me!). Europe's vaccination rollout got off to a bumpy start, but…Read more