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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Last week, our little town of Edmonds, Washington, hosted about 2,000 of our 2016 tour alums for our annual Rick Steves Tour Reunion — as well over a hundred of our guides gathered for our guide summit. Along with six huge tour alumni parties, our guides gave 20 talks to full theaters (many of them streamed to thousands of travelers online); we held 30 roundtable workshops brainstorming ways to...

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Published on January 18, 2017 18:04
Average rating: 4.22 · 21,186 ratings · 1,562 reviews · 517 distinct works · Similar authors
Rick Steves' Europe Through...

4.21 avg rating — 4,024 ratings — published 1982 — 41 editions
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Travel as a Political Act

3.99 avg rating — 1,353 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2007

4.30 avg rating — 693 ratings — published 1995 — 15 editions
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Rick Steves' Europe 101: Hi...

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4.27 avg rating — 447 ratings — published 1984 — 8 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2007

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4.29 avg rating — 666 ratings — published 2000 — 18 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2014

4.41 avg rating — 304 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2014

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4.44 avg rating — 266 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves Italy 2015

4.53 avg rating — 206 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2012

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4.40 avg rating — 176 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2013

4.50 avg rating — 208 ratings — published 2012 — 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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