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Rick Steves' Europe

Why We Travel

In times of crisis and challenge, we ask ourselves: What is the true value of travel?
Ethiopia: A Development Story

Ethiopia: A Development Story

Rick uses Ethiopia as a classroom for understanding global hunger and extreme poverty

Egypt’s Nile, Alexandria, and Luxor

Egypt’s Nile, Alexandria, and Luxor

Exploring the Nile Valley from north to south, we see the highlights of Egypt.

Egypt’s Cairo

Egypt’s Cairo

We visit teeming Cairo, straddling the Nile, exploring the back streets on a tuk-tuk.

Germany’s Fascist Story

Germany’s Fascist Story

Traveling across Germany, we trace the roots of Nazism in the aftermath of World War I.

French Alps and Lyon

French Alps and Lyon

After exploring the proud cuisine capital of Lyon we head for Chamonix.

Swiss Alps

Swiss Alps

Switzerland draws travelers from around the world for its legendary mountains.