Delos, Greece: Ancient Ruins – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

This Travel Bite comes from “Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes,” a brand new episode of Rick Steves’ Europe Season 10. Check your local public television station for this new episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show/greek-islands The island of Delos…

Scotland: Highland Games – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

This Travel Bite comes from “European Festivals I,” a brand new episode of Rick Steves’ Europe Season 10. Check your local public television station for this new episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show/festivals-1 Communities throughout Scotland host a Highland Games,…

Batalha, Portugal: Revered Monastery – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

This Travel Bite comes from “Portugal’s Heartland,” a brand new episode of Rick Steves’ Europe Season 10. Check your local public television station for this new episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show/portugal The historic Monastery of Santa Maria in Batalha,…

Madrid, Spain: Remembering the Civil War – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to Madrid: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/spain/madrid The Valley of the Fallen, near Madrid, is an immense and powerful underground monument to the victims of Spain’s devastating Civil War. Picasso’s famous mural “Guernica” (housed in Madrid’s Centro Reina Sofia) depicts…

Lisbon, Portugal: Naval History – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

This Travel Bite comes from “Lisbon,” a brand new episode of Rick Steves’ Europe Season 10. Check your local public television station for this new episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show/lisbon. In the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal became a…

Cambridge, England: Historic University Town – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

This Travel Bite comes from “The Heart of England,” a brand new episode of Rick Steves’ Europe Season 10. Check your local public television station for this new episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show/heart-of-england. The University of Cambridge is one…

Kinsale, Ireland: Historic Town – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to Kinsale: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/ireland/kinsale-cobh In 1601, Irish patriots, chafing under English rule, conspired with the Spanish fleet to drive the English out. In a dramatic battle around the port of Kinsale, the Irish and Spanish were routed,…

Burgundy, France: Village Life – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to Burgundy: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france/burgundy French rural living celebrates simple pleasures. A great way to experience that is to rent a house in the country. Visit http://www.ricksteves.com for more information about this destination and other destinations in Europe.…

Cornwall, England: Tin Mines – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to Cornwall: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england/cornwall The evocative coast of Cornwall, England, is dotted with 19th-century Industrial Age ruins. The iconic smokestacks today are the dramatic remnants of Cornwall’s now-dead tin-mining industry, which just couldn’t compete with cheap tin…

Waterford, Ireland: The Oldest City in Ireland – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to Waterford: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/ireland/waterford-county-wexford Waterford is the main city of southeast Ireland, and claims to be the oldest city in the entire country. The Vikings landed here in 850 and established the town as base for piracy.…