Premise: Rick Steves' guidebooks, public-radio program and numerous television series have made him an essential resource for travelers wishing to explore Europe. This program finds the knowledgeable host offering globetrotters a fresh perspective on lodgings, transportation and places to visit on their journeys. One thing that hasn't changed, however, is Steves' belief that travelers should become ``temporary locals,'' exploring not only major cities and the usual sites, but out-of-the-way locales that often produce the most authentic, and enjoyable, experiences of a trip.
S03, E05 (First Aired: Oct. 2, 2004)
London; Millennium Bridge; mummies; riverside beachcombing; the Thames.
S03, E06 (First Aired: Oct. 9, 2004)
Eiffel Tower; Orsay Gallery; French cuisine; Parisian history.