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Rick Steves London 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 London, and audio tours of many of London's most notable museums and historic sites. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves London will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves guidebooks. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for London at http://www.ricksteves.com.

Rick Steves London 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 London, and audio tours of many of London's most notable museums and historic sites. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves London will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves guidebooks. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for London at http://www.ricksteves.com.
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Rick Steves London 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 London, and audio tours of many of London's most notable museums and historic sites. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves London will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves guidebooks. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for London 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

3/23/2018
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Rick provides a brief introduction to his London playlist, a collection of audio files designed to help you plan and enjoy your best possible trip, plus audio tours of London's historic sites and museums. For more info on traveling in Europe, see http://www.ricksteves.com.

Duration:00:00:55

British Museum Audio Tour

3/23/2018
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In this 90-minute tour, we focus only on the very best of the British Museum, including Egypt (3000 B.C.–A.D.1); Assyria (900–600 B.C.) and Greece (600 B.C.–A.D. 1). Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:01:02:36

British Library Audio Tour

3/23/2018
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The British Empire built its greatest monuments out of...paper. In this hour-long tour, we'll concentrate on a handful of documents — literary, historical, and musical — that changed the course of history. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:00:29:25

St. Paul's Cathedral Audio Tour

3/23/2018
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In this one-hour tour of St. Paul's Cathedral (two if you climb the dome), military buffs will find memorials to many great wars and their war heroes and dome-climbers will be rewarded with expansive views over London's skyline. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:00:38:26

Historic London: "The City" Audio Tour

3/23/2018
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This two-mile walk from Trafalgar Square to London Bridge parallels the Thames, on the same main road used for centuries. Along the way, you'll see sights from The City's storied past, such as St. Paul's Cathedral, historic taverns, and narrow alleyways with faint remnants of the London of Shakespeare and Dickens. Allow about three hours for this walk. Don't forget to download the handy PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:01:44:55

Westminster Walk Audio Tour

3/23/2018
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This quick nine-stop walk gives you a whirlwind tour as well as a practical orientation to London in about an hour. The walk begins on Westminster Bridge and ends at Trafalgar Square, with stops along the way at the Statue of Boadicea, Parliament Square, Whitehall, Cenotaph, #10 Downing Street and the Ministry of Defense, Banqueting House, and Horse Guards. Don't forget to download the PDF companion map at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.

Duration:00:43:08

London Night Out

3/23/2018
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Fashion critic James Sherwood shares his picks for London’s top posh spots, where even a commoner can feel like royalty.

Duration:00:17:56

A "Discriminating Guide to London"

9/8/2017
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Fashion critic James Sherwood introduces Rick to some of London's most elegant and characteristic restaurants, hotels, specialty shops, and other stylish scenes. His witty guidebook is titled “James Sherwood’s Discriminating Guide to London.”

Duration:00:18:33

London Update

7/31/2014
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Three expert guides from England give Rick an update on the latest in sightseeing in London.

Duration:00:11:32

Trendy East London

4/11/2013
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Travel writer Will Hide talks about how London's working class East End is becoming a trendy scene for colorful shops and restaurants.

Duration:00:14:54

Affordable London

8/29/2011
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London guides Gillian Chadwick and Tom Hooper discuss the many free activities that make London a top-notch city for visitors.

Duration:00:29:50

Changing Face of London

8/29/2011
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With a growing immigrant population, the streets of London are gaining an international flavor. Guidebook author Neil Taylor explains why this is good news for travelers — particularly when it's time to eat.

Duration:00:14:34

London Travel Tips I

8/29/2011
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Rick chats with tour guide Gillian Chadwick about how to get the most out of this crowded, expensive, and cosmopolitan city. Its distinctive neighborhoods, such as Banglatown, house people from all over the world.

Duration:00:29:38

London Travel Tips II

8/29/2011
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London is one of the world's most exciting — and expensive — cities. Rick talks with two Blue-Badge-certified guides, Tom Hooper and Gillian Chadwick, about how to visit it smartly on a budget.

Duration:00:46:47