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Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz declared 'unfit to work,' officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was hiding an illness from his employers and had been declared "unfit to work" by a doctor, according to German authorities investigating what could have prompted the seemingly competent and stable pilot to steer his jetliner into a French …


Rick Steves Tour Experience

Riding the Rails: Train Travel Overview

Backroad Scotland; European Politics in Germany; Ghost Dance in Berlin - Travel with Rick Steves

Tips for Train Travel

I will be travelling to Europe this Sept/Oct with my sister and our elderly parents (73 and 76). We will be taking several trains (London to Paris / …

Train Travel

In Milano, The 1% Salutes the 99% with a Massive Middle Finger

Milano may be Italy's no-nonsense business and banking capital, but locals still have a sense of humor. Here's a new listing (from my upcoming Rick Steves' Italy guidebook for 2014) about a new monument that has quickly become a fixture:<p>Piazza degli Affari and a towering middle finger mark the …

rome airport car rental

Wife and I are leaving for Italy on the 1st of July. Flying into Rome. I am looking for a little info/advice on car rentals. Are the rental offices …


Rick Steves - - Working to Reform Marijuana Laws

Rick Steves advocates smart, independent travel. As host of the popular public television series, "Rick Steves' Europe," and author of 22 European …


Rick Steves: travel tips for 20-somethings in Europe

When I was 18, I wrote a postcard to my grandmother from Austria, describing how I slept for free on the porch of a hostel in Innsbruck. While I …

Rick Steves' Audio Europe™

• <b>By:</b> Rick Steves<p>This app organizes the vast and varied library of Rick Steves’ audio content into geographic-specific playlists so that travelers can …

Rick Steves: Good Travel is Thoughtful Travel

Good Travel is Thoughtful Travel<p><b>by Rick Steves</b><p>Rick Steves hanging out with schoolgirls in Iran. Photo courtesy of<p>As a kid my image of …

European Travel

What's New In Italy For 2013

As we're about the only travel guidebook publisher that endeavors to visit every place in person every year when we update our annual editions, we catch lots of important little changes from year to year. We collect these in a series of articles for our travelers. In the next week, we'll share all …

The value of travel | Rick Steves | TEDxRainier

Rick Steves on CBS's "60 Minutes"

Rick Steves Presents an Irreverent History of His Tour Program

Tourists see a different Iran reality than 'Argo' image

Ben Affleck's hostage thriller <i>Argo</i> may have nabbed the Oscar for best picture at Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony. But its depiction of 1979 Iran as a seething hotbed of anti-American fervor is a stark contrast to the curiosity and warm hospitality that has greeted the relative handful of …

What's new in Italy for 2013

Italy has more of Europe's cultural heritage than any other country — and the Italians are doing a fine job of sharing it with their visitors. Here is the latest, gleaned from my guidebook research for 2013:<p>Rome has made visiting the Vatican Museum easier. You can often buy same-day, skip-the-line …

Top five architectural gems of Prague - Lonely Planet travel video

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