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Rick Steves

Travel as a Political Act

About Rick Steves

Rick Steves is a travel expert whose publications and programs have encouraged millions to expand their world view through travel. Living a third of his life out of a suitcase, he credits global travel for shaping his politics and broadening his social consciousness. A graduate of the University of Washington, he is the founder of Europe through the Back Door, a Washington-based company that has produced 50 books on travel, the PBS series Rick Steves’ Europe, and the radio show Travel with Rick Steves, broadcast weekly on public radio.

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