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Rick Steves' General Europe is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Europe, plus an excerpt from Rick's "Postcards from Europe" book. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves General Europe will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Europe at http://www.ricksteves.com.

Rick Steves' General Europe is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Europe, plus an excerpt from Rick's "Postcards from Europe" book. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves General Europe will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Europe at http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Rick Steves' General Europe is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Europe, plus an excerpt from Rick's "Postcards from Europe" book. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves General Europe will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. You'll also find a wide array of related travel information on Europe at http://www.ricksteves.com.

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Episodes

Good-bye Audio Europe, hello "Travel with Rick Steves"

11/1/2018
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This marks the end of Rick's Audio Europe podcast. But the good news is there are two easy ways you can keep getting this content. The first way is to subscribe to the free, weekly “Travel with Rick Steves” radio show podcast on iTunes. It brings you all the great interviews you’ve come to love, in a longer format. Or, you can download the free “Rick Steves Audio Europe” app, which includes all of Rick's radio interviews — plus dozens of walking tours through Europe’s most interesting...

Duration:00:00:24

Intro from Rick Steves

5/25/2018
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Rick provides a brief introduction to his General Europe playlist, a collection of audio files designed to help you plan and enjoy your best possible trip. For more info on traveling in Europe, see http://www.ricksteves.com.

Duration:00:01:09

Traveling with Teenagers in Europe

5/25/2018
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Author Ashley Steel and tour guide Tina Hiti share mom-tested advice for keeping everyone happy on an overseas trip with teenagers.

Duration:00:18:04

Atlas Obscura in Europe

3/23/2018
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Two curators of Atlas Obscura, the fascinating online almanac of unusual places, chat with Rick about their favorite quirky spots in Europe.

Duration:00:22:58

Taking Kids to Europe

3/23/2018
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Author Ashley Steel shares time-tested advice for traveling with children in Europe (and explains why it's worth it).

Duration:00:18:24

City-Hopping on a Student Budget

9/8/2017
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Rick's son Andy Steves shares tips from his guidebook “Andy Steves’ Europe: City Hopping on a Budget.” The advice in Andy’s book comes from his experience helping American college students make the most of their time while studying abroad in Europe.

Duration:00:18:33

Coffee in Europe

7/11/2017
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Food and culture expert and author Fred Plotkin explains the variety of ways people across Europe prefer their coffee.

Duration:00:18:12

Women Saints

7/11/2017
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Italy-based tour guide and art history professor Anna Piperato tells Rick the stories of courageous women saints who continue to inspire and provide role models to people today.

Duration:00:05:44

World War I Travel Sites

1/30/2017
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Mark D. Van Ells, author of "America and WWI: A Traveler's Guide," suggests places you can visit to better understand the role American doughboys played on battlefields of Europe.

Duration:00:18:19

Royal Families

8/4/2016
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Although today their roles are largely ceremonial, a handful of royal families once ruled all of Europe. Ben Curtis, author of “The Habsburgs: The History of a Dynasty,” explains the lasting legacy of a bygone era, and gives tips on visiting royal sights in your travels.

Duration:00:11:29

Challenges for European Women

12/4/2014
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Working mothers from Sweden, Slovenia, and France contrast the challenges they face in their countries.

Duration:00:17:41

European Media

12/4/2014
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Journalists from Germany and Britain compare notes with Rick on how the media operate differently in Europe and the U.S.

Duration:00:18:21

European Education

12/4/2014
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Rick chats with a panel of European moms about the educational systems in their countries.

Duration:00:18:22

Class of 1500

12/4/2014
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Gene Openshaw, art history buff and Rick's high school travel buddy, chats with Rick about the intersecting lives of the great men of the Renaissance.

Duration:00:05:57

Staying in Monasteries and Convents

7/31/2014
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Trish Clark, author of "Good Night and God Bless," explains how you can save money by staying in Europe's monasteries and convents.

Duration:00:18:15

Driving in Europe

7/31/2014
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A pair of professional tour bus drivers offer tips for what you can expect when navigating the highways of Europe.

Duration:00:12:05

The Ancient Celts

7/31/2014
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Author Graham Robb tells us about the accomplishments of the ancient Celts and the sophisticated celestial-based geometry they used to organize their world.

Duration:00:18:45

Monuments Men

3/6/2014
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Oscar-winning producer Grant Heslov and author Robert Edsel join Rick to talk about the film, "The Monuments Men," and the ongoing effort to restore works of art stolen during WWII.

Duration:00:26:58

Opera 101 for Travelers

4/11/2013
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Author and opera buff Fred Plotkin shares tips for incorporating an appreciation of opera into your travels.

Duration:00:18:22

European Rail

4/11/2013
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Rick talks trains with an expert who advises American travelers on how to best use the passenger rail lines in Europe.

Duration:00:12:02