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.
S06, E09 (First Aired: Nov. 27, 2010)
Cultural highlights of Stockholm, Sweden's capital, include gourmet reindeer and vodka; sailing the archipelago.
S07, E02 (First Aired: Oct. 13, 2012)
Bernini statues; St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican; Roman dinner; romantic nightspots.