Why We Travel: To Connect with Our World – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Part 5 of 5, this clip celebrates how, by traveling thoughtfully, we can connect with different cultures and end up building bridges rather than walls. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #whywetravel Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’…

Sintra, Portugal: The Pena Palace – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Qe5T3Jxhem0 The colorful Pena Palace, located in the town of Sintra, is the Versailles of Portugal. In the mid-19th century, the flamboyant Prince Ferdinand built this fantasy, mixing Gothic towers, Renaissance domes, Moorish minarets, and Disney playfulness. More info about travel to Portugal: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/portugal #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #portugal…

Berner Oberland, Switzerland: The Jungfraujoch Station – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Cd1Tc2UpnDY In Switzerland’s Berner Oberland region, a train takes visitors through mountain tunnels up to the highest railway station in Europe: the Jungfraujoch. At more than 11,000 feet, spectacular views of the Aletsch Glacier and majestic alpine peaks await, along with hiking paths, ice tunnels, and shops…

Why We Travel: Like Pilgrims, to Learn and Grow – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Part 4 of 5, this clip celebrates how on the road, like pilgrims, we can seek meaning, and how leaving home, we can learn more about ourselves. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #whywetravel Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources:…

Dolomites, Italy: Tirolean Culture and Alpine Adventures – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/t8w1zpAUlNo The Dolomites, Italy’s dramatic rocky rooftop, offer some of the best mountain thrills in Europe. Here, the region’s Austrian history survives in a warm, blue-aproned, felt-hat-with-feathers way. The Tirolean village of Kastelruth is a good home base for your exploration of the Alpe di Siusi, Europe’s…

Why We Travel: To Appreciate Art and Culture – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Part 3 of 5, this clip celebrates how travel can be our teacher and the road our school as we better appreciate art and culture. #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #whywetravel Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe. Check out more Rick Steves’ Europe travel resources: “Rick Steves’…

Berner Oberland, Switzerland: Exploring the Swiss Alps on Foot – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

From Rick Steves’ Europe. Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/Cd1Tc2UpnDY In the famous Berner Oberland, gondola lifts and funiculars take visitors high into the Alps, making for easy and jaw-droppingly beautiful hikes back down. Along the way, cliff-clinging villages like Mürren and Gimmelwald offer hikers the chance to rest their feet, experience traditional Swiss alpine culture,…