Rick Steves





Rick Steves

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in Edmonds, Washington, The United States
May 10, 1955

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Richard "Rick" Steves is an American author and television personality on European travel. He is the host of a public television series, and a public radio travel show, and the author of many travel guidebooks and autobiographies.


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Andy Steves Vietnam



I was wondering what to post to celebrate the Fourth of July and then my son sent me what I consider the most patriotic message I’ve seen in ages. (As a father, to see his son become a responsible adult not afraid to get out of his comfort zone and challenge norms at the expense of comfort, makes it a late Father’s Day gift as well.) Sure, Andy swallowed their propaganda, but doesn’t propaga...

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Average rating: 4.20 · 14,642 ratings · 1,244 reviews · 451 distinct works · Similar authors
Rick Steves' Europe Through...
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 3,353 ratings — published 1982 — 41 editions
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Travel as a Political Act
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,086 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2007
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 605 ratings — published 1995 — 15 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2007
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4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 565 ratings — published 2000 — 18 editions
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Rick Steves' Europe 101: Hi...
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 348 ratings — published 1984 — 8 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2014
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 198 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2012
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Postcards from...
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2014
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4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 200 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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“Self-consciousness kills communication.”
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“Be fanatically positive and militantly optimistic. If something is not to your liking, change your liking.”
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“I would like travelers, especially American travelers, to travel in a way that broadens their perspective, because I think Americans tend to be some of the most ethnocentric people on the planet. It's not just Americans, it's the big countries. It's the biggest countries that tend to be ethnocentric or ugly. There are ugly Russians, ugly Germans, ugly Japanese and ugly Americans. You don't find ugly Belgians or ugly Bulgarians, they're just too small to think the world is their norm.”
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