Follow Rick Steves, the Edmonds-based European travel guru, all around Europe. His weekly column runs online each Tuesday in the Travel / Outdoors section.
Viewing the masterful canvases of Mucha's Slav Epic in Prague is a forceful artistic experience.
European travel specialist Rick Steves gets close to famous paintings and off-the-beaten-track artwork.
Among the tips from Europe travel specialist Rick Steves: Pack light. Use the airport amenities. Beware of taxi scams and obscure airports.
Rick Steves goes back to the basics with advice on the different styles, and sometimes fussy plumbing, of European hotels’ bathrooms.
European travel specialist Rick Steves gets close to Iceland’s fire-and-ice landscape.
With a skyline crowded with construction cranes, city’s changes include more memorials to the victims of Hitler’s terror.
European travel specialist Rick Steves finds a Baltic or North Sea cruise works well, even for travelers who normally don’t take cruises.
European travel specialist Rick Steves celebrates the fresh food and culinary care of Italy.
Visiting Reims, the centerpiece of France’s Champagne region.
Following the artistic trail of Bernini, the 17th-century master of Baroque in Rome’s squares, churches and fountains.
Scotland’s biggest city is unpretentious and friendly, with an artsy vibe.
Historic city becomes vibrant as Russian affluence rises; landmark Hermitage museum renovated.