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.
S09, E02 (First Aired: Oct. 15, 2016)
The capital city of Dresden, Germany's palaces and art of the Wettin dynasty; Leipzig's Bach heritage, a monument to the day Europe beat Napoleon and museums.
S09, E03 (First Aired: Oct. 22, 2016)
Frankfurt, Germany, a global hub for commerce; Nuremberg, Germany's, towering castle, fountains, Nazi Documentation Center and underground bomb shelters.