After 30 years spent crisscrossing Europe and writing about it, Rick Steves remains an enthusiastic advocate for international travel, and the broader perspectives that result.
Find details on Steves' local appearance this week at this link.
Rick Steve's work takes him back and forth across Europe for four months each year. So what would he like to do for a vacation? More of the same...sort of.
Beyond his popular guide books, Steves laid out a post-9/11 argument for Americans to travel internationally in his 2009 book, How to Travel as a Political Act. Here's how he summarizes that viewpoint.