Beginning German for Travelers with Gretchen Strauch | Rick Steves Travel Talks

Beginning German for Travelers with Gretchen Strauch | Rick Steves Travel Talks

Gretchen Strauch: Okay. That’s my name. I have the ridiculously German name of Gretchen Strauch, which is something I have yet to learn to pronounce quite right to German satisfaction. I worked at Rick Steves for a long time, but before that, I’d lived in Germany for a few years and a few months in […]

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Europe: The Joy of Travel with Rick Steves

Europe: The Joy of Travel with Rick Steves

Hello, thank you very much. Thank you so much for being here. I’m Rick Steves and, you know, I’ve spent four months a year for the last 30 years enjoying Europe, and one thing I bring home is a sense of joy. Europe is so full of joy and I never get tired of it, […]

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Iceland with Cameron Hewitt | Rick Steves Travel Talks

Iceland with Cameron Hewitt | Rick Steves Travel Talks

(dramatic instrumental music) (audience clapping) – Thank you. Hello, thank you very much for coming. My name is Cameron Hewitt. I have been working with Rick Steves since the year 2000. I wear a lot of hats at the company, but mostly I’m a guidebook researcher and writer, including being a contributing author on the […]

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Croatia & Slovenia Travel Skills

Croatia & Slovenia Travel Skills

My name is Cameron Hewitt and I work here at Rick Steves’ Europe. I’m actually the co-author of Rick’s guidebook on Croatia and Slovenia. I also work on our Eastern Europe book, and I also write and research other guidebooks and other materials for Rick as well. And I’m really excited today to be able […]

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Portugal with Rich Earl | Rick Steves Travel Talks

Portugal with Rich Earl | Rick Steves Travel Talks

[music] [applause] Rich: Hi guys. Thank you, welcome. Bom dia, as they say in Portuguese. My name is Rich, I work here at Rick Steves as a travel consultant. I help a lot of independent travelers plan their trips to Europe. I also have done book research in Portugal several times and traveled there independently […]

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European Travel Skills: Money & Safety

European Travel Skills: Money & Safety

This video is an excerpt from a much longer European Travel Skills Talk. To view other topics, or to watch my Travel Skills Talk in its entirety, visit ricksteves.com, or check out my Rick Steves YouTube channel. Thanks. Money and safety. You’re going to spend your money in Europe, and you’re gonna have a lot […]

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Rick Steves’ Travel as a Political Act

Rick Steves’ Travel as a Political Act

Rick: Hi I’m Rick Steves, in this Travel as a Political Act special, I’ll share experiences and lessons gleaned from a lifetime of traveling, adventuring from Iran to Denmark and Morocco to El-Salvador and I’ll explain how travel can humanize our world and give us a better understanding of the challenges that come with globalization. […]

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European Travel Skills: Trip Planning

European Travel Skills: Trip Planning

This video is an excerpt from a much longer European Travel Skills Talk. To view other topics or to watch my Travel Skills Talk in its entirety, visit ricksteves.com or check out my Rick Steves YouTube channel. Thanks. I’m Rick Steves, thank you so much for joining us today, and I have thirty years of […]

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Packing Light & Right with Sarah Murdoch

Packing Light & Right with Sarah Murdoch

So, today what I’m going to be demonstrating is sort of a philosophy of mine, and I think it’s a philosophy that Rick would share as well, about how to pack, and pack light, and pack the things only that you really, truly need. So what we’re going to do is, I’m going to go […]

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Italy: Rome – Rick Steves Travel Talks

Italy: Rome – Rick Steves Travel Talks

This video is an excerpt from a much longer Italy Travel Talk. To view other topics or to watch my Italy Talk in its entirety, visit ricksteves.com, or check out my Rick Steves YouTube channel. Enjoy. “Buongiorno,” are you ready to go to Rome? Rome is brutal. Rome crushes ill-equipped and ill-prepared tourists, but if […]

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