Follow Rick Steves, the Edmonds-based European travel guru, all around Europe. His weekly column runs online each Tuesday in the Travel / Outdoors section.
All over Europe, towering department stores offer great cafeteria lunches with rooftop views for no extra charge — like this one from Frankfurt’s Galeria Kaufhof.
Take a look at Frankfurt, urges European travel specialist Rick Steves, the face of modern Germany.
Celebrating Scotland’s music, food and, of course, whisky. And awaiting the results of Sept. 18 vote on Scottish independence.
Some of the best-preserved ancient Roman monuments are in southern France.
Rick Steves takes a spin around the Swedish capital, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities.
High-country cheese and well-ordered wilds among perfect peaks
Americans shouldn’t overtip, says European travel specialist Rick Steves.
Stonehenge is the best known, but the country is dotted with the ancient sacred circles.
Rick Steves remembers, and celebrates, the pleasures of being more spontaneous on European trips.
Slow down and connect with the locals through home stays, cooking schools, wine tastings
European travel specialist Rick Steves remembers an encounter with an eyewitness to an assassination that touched off World War I.
Aarhus is a lively cultural hub with notable attractions, including art museum.