Guidebook Author and Travel TV Host
“Travel as a Political Act”
The Rick Steves speaking engagement, originally scheduled for October 23, has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.
As the host and writer of a popular PBS series and author of a best-selling line of guidebooks, Rick Steves advocates for smart, affordable, and perspective-broadening European travel.
Over the past 20 years, Steves has hosted more than 100 travel shows for public television (Rick Steves’ Europe TV series is carried by over 300 stations, reaching 95 percent of US markets). He also hosts a weekly public-radio program, writes a syndicated newspaper column, and has published over 80 European travel guidebooks and
In 2009, Steves tackled a new genre of travel writing with Travel as a Political Act, reflecting on how a life of travel has broadened his own perspectives and led him to believe that travel can be a significant force for peace and understanding in the world.