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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We just flew in more than 140 tour guides from across Europe and the USA for an intense week of workshops, radio interviews, tour reunions, travel talks…and rip-roaring fun.

I love our guides. They are remarkable people — big personalities who embrace life with gusto and passion. Here’s a little series of photos that capture a few of the countless wonderful moments that filled our time together...

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Average rating: 4.25 · 28,791 ratings · 2,074 reviews · 343 distinct worksSimilar authors
Rick Steves' Europe Through...

4.24 avg rating — 4,812 ratings — published 1982 — 50 editions
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Travel as a Political Act

4.03 avg rating — 1,974 ratings — published 2009 — 18 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2007

4.38 avg rating — 1,187 ratings — published 1995 — 26 editions
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Rick Steves' Europe 101: Hi...

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4.28 avg rating — 533 ratings — published 1984 — 8 editions
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Rick Steves' Paris 2007

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4.35 avg rating — 1,829 ratings — published 2000 — 31 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2014

4.41 avg rating — 345 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves Italy 2015

4.50 avg rating — 270 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Postcards from...

3.92 avg rating — 340 ratings — published 1999 — 7 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2013

4.50 avg rating — 224 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Rick Steves' Italy 2012

4.28 avg rating — 196 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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