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Travel with Rick Steves

Rick Steves
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A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond. Host and writer of over a hundred public television travel shows and author of 30 best-selling guidebooks, Rick now brings his passion for exploring and understanding our world to public radio. Related travel information and message boards on


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Latest Episodes

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4.4 out of 5 stars from 1.9k ratings
  • Stop interrupting your guests

    I generally enjoy Rick Steves on TV, but man as an interviewer he is hard to listen to - because he continually interrupts hi guests so much, it’s virtually unlistenable.

    Apple Podcasts
    Canada2 months ago
  • Very Enjoyable

    I really do love this podcast and enjoy the topics very much. However, I have to mention that I find Rick talking over and interrupting the guest speakers very hard to listen to. He does it constantly and I find myself cringing out of the awkwardness of it throughout the episodes. Rick, please allow the guests to answer your questions and share their knowledge with us too.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Rick won’t stop interrupting

    I tried listening to a couple of episodes that I was genuinely interested in, but he spent the first segments of each episode interrupting his guests quite abruptly. It was very jarring and hard to listen to, particularly since he does it more to women than to men. It’s a bad habit that makes an otherwise interesting show totally unlistenable.

    Apple Podcasts
    Canada2 months ago
  • Historical Perspective

    I have recently discovered these podcasts and have enjoyed them. Regarding comments on religion and politics, traveling with Rick involves the historical sites and art museums which preserving Europe’s fascinating evolving history. There are churches and cathedrals everywhere, art depicting religious icons, wars, battles which moved borders and political leaders of church and state. If there is current turmoil in a particular area, good to know. Listeners should bear in mind his slant toward ... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Informative and entertaining, but …

    Rick often strikes just the right balance of information and entertainment - but please stop interrupting and talking over your guests. Sometimes I wonder why the guests are even there, Rick asks a question then immediately interrupts and answers the question himself. It’s awkward and annoying.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago

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