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, E07 (First Aired: Nov. 17, 2012)
Cluny Museum; midnight ride in a classic car; stained glass in Sainte-Chapelle; Père Lachaise Cemetery; Parisian cafes.
S07, E08 (First Aired: Nov. 24, 2012)
Royal tombs in Westminster Abbey; the British Library; Winston Churchill's secret World War II headquarters; the prime meridian at Greenwich, London.