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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All over Europe, main shopping streets are pedestrianized. Rather than dodging cars, holding your breath while buses go by, and yelling above the sound of rumbling trucks, you live in a world of pause-a-moment buskers, where jaywalking is impossible and the only thing you have to dodge are the tripwires of locals taking their dogs out for a stroll. Here’s just a moment on Porto’s Rua de Santa C...

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Average rating: 4.17 · 7,965 ratings · 999 reviews · 380 distinct works · Similar authors
Rick Steves' Europe Through...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 2,299 ratings — published 1982 — 41 editions
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Travel as a Political Act
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 833 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2007
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 417 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 — 415 ratings — published 2000 — 18 editions
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Rick Steves' Europe 101: Hi...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 247 ratings — published 1984 — 8 editions
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Rick Steves' Postcards from...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2012
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4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2012
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' London 2007
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 179 ratings18 editions
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Rick Steves' Mona Winks: Se...
4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1993 — 5 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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