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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I’m excited that we are embarking on a 12-day shoot to produce two shows in the Netherlands.


Ten years ago, we made one episode combining Amsterdam with side trips into the Dutch countryside. In this shoot, we’ll retire the old show and replace it with two episodes: one just for Amsterdam and the other just for the Dutch countryside. This will let us share double fun in Holland.


For example, doin...

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Average rating: 4.18 · 9,436 ratings · 1,035 reviews · 382 distinct works · Similar authors
Rick Steves' Europe Through...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 2,490 ratings — published 1982 — 41 editions
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Travel as a Political Act
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 876 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2007
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 457 ratings — published 1995 — 15 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2007
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 439 ratings — published 2000 — 18 editions
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Rick Steves' Europe 101: Hi...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 265 ratings — published 1984 — 8 editions
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Rick Steves' Postcards from...
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2012
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2012
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2013
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' London 2007
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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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