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.
S07, E11 (First Aired: Dec. 15, 2012)
Italy: Venice's art treasures and lagoon; glass in Murano; lace in Burano; Torcello.
S07, E12 (First Aired: Dec. 22, 2012)
Rick Steves offers practical advice on how to have a fun and affordable trip to Europe. Sites include Germany, Italy, the Swiss Alps, Paris and London.