Anticipating when you can safely travel next? Aren't we all! See, discover, and learn through the eyes of our travel Guide Russ. Every day this month we will discover new cities in Europe together!
Bring your travel stories, your friends, and your pictures to class to enjoy an immersive virtual travel experience. You can find all of our travel experiences for this month on our Get Ready To Travel series.
We all have our reasons for traveling: wanderlust, the love of a different culture, a desire to just leave it all behind, the need to forget, or a want to meet new people. Travel becomes a way for people to deal with different situations, experience new things, or help search for a sense of self.
Bring your island travel stories to this Watch and Share session. We will watch short clips of Rick Steves travels through European islands and then spend most of the hour discussing our stories.
Some of Europe’s best surprises are its islands. Join Rick on a fascinating voyage, exploring four of Europe’s most intriguing islands: Malta, Capri, Skye, and Orkney. This island-hopping adventure comes with remote beaches, Crusader castles, a Blue Lagoon, pre-historic wonders, and salty traditional island lifestyles. Don’t miss the boat!
Bring your festival stories to this Watch and Share session. We will watch short clips of Rick Steves travels through European festivals and then spend most of the hour discussing our stories.
Join Rick for a festival bash — Europe's biggest parties and festivals with an insider's look at the fun and craziness! Party with Rick at one of Europe's most exuberant spectacles (Running of the Bulls in Pamplona), Italy's answer to Mardi Gras (Carnevale in Venice), the wildest horse race on the planet (the Palio in Siena), the biggest beer party anywhere (Oktoberfest in Munich), and more.
Bring your stories of culinary adventures to this Watch and Share session. We will watch short clips of Rick Steves travels through the tastiest regions of Europe and then spend most of the hour discussing our stories.
A big joy of travel is cuisine! Join Rick as we feast on the best of Europe featuring his favorite meals. We'll savor a home-cooked festival with a family on the Greek isle of Hydra; an elegant rustic dinner with an aristocratic family on a Tuscan farm; being wined and dined by Bobo — a crazy gourmet in Florence; a traditional buffet in Vienna celebrating the new wine among the vineyards; the quintessential French meal; and a feast in Israel. Plus: special Mr. Rogers-type visits to the olive harvest in Palestine, a French-fry chef in Belgium, and a mountain farm making Swiss cheese.
Do you wish you were in Paris? Or need some destination or cultural inspiration (who doesn't)? Well, there's a fix. Now, you can explore French wonders right from your couch or computer. You'll be transported to the City of Lights with the click of a mouse.
Bring your stories of the amazing art you have seen while traveling to this Watch and Share session. We will watch short clips of Rick Steves travels through regions of Europe rich in art history and then spend most of the hour discussing our stories.
History of Europe, experience the modern and ancient historic past events, people and governments of Europe.
The Alps are one of the great mountain ranges in Europe. They stretch from Austria and Slovenia in the east all the way through Italy, Switzerland and Germany to France in the west.
Bring your hiking stories to this Watch and Share session.
So feed your travel fever with a fun-filled class on your favorite travel topic from food to festivals, history to hiking, no matter what your favorite part of European travel is we are sure to talk about it during the week. Explore together from the comfort of your home!
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