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Rick Steves' Europe

Rick Steves' Europe

On a nice day, the banks of Berlin’s Spree River are a great place to watch locals at play.
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Tuesday, January 27
Captivating makeovers in Europe’s big cities | Rick Steves' Europe

Waterfronts in London, Berlin, Amsterdam and Oslo become alluring ‘people places’

Wednesday, January 21

What’s new in Eastern Europe for 2015 | Rick Steves' Europe

Planning a European vacation? Check out this roundup of openings and new attractions, from Prague to Gdansk to Budapest.

Tuesday, January 13

What’s new for 2015 in Germany and Austria | Rick Steves' Europe

Planning a European vacation? Here’s an up-to-date report on what’s new, what’s open and what’s not.

Tuesday, January 6

What’s new in France, Netherlands for 2015 | Rick Steves' Europe

A look at what’s new in French and Dutch museums plus tips for travelers, from new Eiffel Tower dining to Dutch transport tickets.

Friday, January 2

What’s new for 2015 in Italy and Spain | Rick Steves' Europe

Planning a European vacation? Here are some additions for your sightseeing agenda.

Tuesday, December 23

Avoid worst travel clichés, but don’t miss sights worth seeing | Rick Steves' Europe

For example, the Eiffel Tower is ho-hum to some, but a trip to the top is a peak experience.

Tuesday, December 16

Rome’s colorful holiday spotlights Epiphany and a gift-giving witch | Rick Steves' Europe

Look for grand mangers, tasty fruit breads and more for a Buon Natale, Italian-style.

Friday, December 12

Paris, the City of Lights, really lights up at Christmas | Rick Steves' Europe

Paris celebrates Yuletide with its typical urban flair: extravagant lighting, yummy window displays, and ice skating in the heart of the city.

Tuesday, December 2

Christmas market and Nazi history in Nürnberg | Rick Steves' Europe

Museums, ancient edifices and tiny sausages draw visitors.

Thursday, November 27

Don’t be afraid of Naples | Rick Steves' Europe

The Italian city is chaotic, crime-ridden but captivating and shouldn’t be missed, says European travel specialist Rick Steves. And, yes, get a pizza in the city where it originated.

Tuesday, November 18

Porto is Portugal’s place to sample port | Rick Steves' Europe

Gritty, hard-working city comes with a steady sea breeze and a seagull soundtrack.