Travel with Rick Steves on IPR News

Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Hosted by Rick Steves

"Travel with Rick Steves" is a fun, hour-long, and practical talk show with guest experts and calls and questions from travelers. This weekly program is a lively conversation between travelers and the experts as we learn to explore our world smartly, smoothly, and thoughtfully.

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Podcasts

  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:00pm
    Some of the world's most impressive art was designed to be part of the place where you see it.  On the next Travel with Rick Steves, we'll look at the many options you have for viewing site-specific art in the Americas.  We'll also learn about heritage sites in Latin America and Iberia that have been added to the World Monuments Fund "Watch List" of endangered places.  And we'll explore the many types of quiet "sacred places" you can find scattered across the dramatic landscapes in the state of New Mexico. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.
  • Saturday, April 12, 2014 11:00pm
    Learn how Ireland is displaying its connections with the infamous Titanic — in Belfast, where it was built, and in County Cork, its final port of call. We'll also explore the historic synagogues and neighborhoods of Prague, once home to Europe's largest Jewish population. And we'll meet a woman who's been helping former enemies make peace in a number of the world's hot spots. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.
  • Saturday, April 5, 2014 11:00pm
    British actress and global traveler Joanna Lumley tells Rick why her family is revered in Bhutan, then Spanish tour guides describe the highlights of their country's spiritual capital, Toledo. Plus, Rick shares tips for finding an affordable room and a good breakfast in Europe’s convents and monasteries. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.
  • Saturday, March 29, 2014 11:00pm
    International news gets personal as Rick's friends give us a peek into what current affairs are on Germans' minds, and a tour guide from Turkey explains what prompted her to join the thousands protesting in the streets of Istanbul last year. Plus, Rick shares travel notes with listeners about Egypt, Italy, and France. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.
  • Saturday, March 22, 2014 11:00pm
    Author Ferenc Máté shares the rewards of relying on one another, instead of our gadgets, and filmmaker Dan Austin describes how a low-budget bike journey changed his view of the world — and spurred him to do the same for others. Plus, listeners share teachable moments they encountered while traveling in Germany. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.