• Rick Steves' Europe -- Delft, Netherlands: Town Square and Delftware
    S8 E10: Delft, Netherlands: Town Square and Delftware
    We stroll along Delft's idyllic canals and markets, and see how its famous ...
    We stroll along Delft's idyllic canals and markets, and see how its famous Delftware porcelain is made.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Padova, Italy: The Scrovegni Chapel
    S8 E8: Padova, Italy: The Scrovegni Chapel
    Padova’s Scrovegni Chapel, with its precious 14th-century Giotto frescoes, is ...
    Padova’s Scrovegni Chapel, with its precious 14th-century Giotto frescoes, is one of Italy’s most beloved art treasures.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Berlin, Germany: The Wall and Checkpoint Charlie
    S8 E12: Berlin, Germany: The Wall and Checkpoint Charlie
    The Berlin Wall Memorial and Museum House at Checkpoint Charlie educate visitors ...
    The Berlin Wall Memorial and Museum House at Checkpoint Charlie educate visitors about Berlin's tumultuous 20th century.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Fontainebleau, France: Royal Château
    S8 E4: Fontainebleau, France: Royal Château
    It seems every king, queen, and emperor since has loved this palace — Louis ...
    It seems every king, queen, and emperor since has loved this palace — Louis XIII was born here, Louis XV was married here — but Fontainebleau has more Napoleon Bonaparte connections than any other ...
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Amsterdam, Netherlands: The Van Gogh Museum
    S8 E9: Amsterdam, Netherlands: The Van Gogh Museum
    The Van Gogh Museum houses the 200 paintings owned by Vincent’s younger ...
    The Van Gogh Museum houses the 200 paintings owned by Vincent’s younger brother, Theo — laid out as the story of Vincent's life.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Prague, Czech Republic: Old Town Square
    S8 E11: Prague, Czech Republic: Old Town Square
    Prague’s Old Town Square is filled with beautifully preserved landmarks: the ...
    Prague’s Old Town Square is filled with beautifully preserved landmarks: the Gothic Týn Church, a memorial to Jan Hus, and a 15-century Astronomical Clock.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Güzelyurt, Turkey: Beautiful Land
    S8 E2: Güzelyurt, Turkey: Beautiful Land
    Güzelyurt is the kind of discovery I love to feature in my guidebooks — ...
    Güzelyurt is the kind of discovery I love to feature in my guidebooks — almost no tourism, lots of history, plenty of character.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Tel Aviv, Israel: Beautiful Beaches and Tasty Cuisine
    S8 E5: Tel Aviv, Israel: Beautiful Beaches and Tasty Cuisine
    Tel Aviv is a young, modern city with gleaming new buildings, a beautiful beach ...
    Tel Aviv is a young, modern city with gleaming new buildings, a beautiful beach scene, and delicious, locally-sourced cuisine.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Ramallah, Palestine: Cultural Capital
    S8 E6: Ramallah, Palestine: Cultural Capital
    Ramallah hosts the Palestinian government and international agencies, and is ...
    Ramallah hosts the Palestinian government and international agencies, and is filled with positive energy from the students at nearby Birzeit University.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Monterosso al Mare, Italy: Cinque Terre Resort Town
    S8 E7: Monterosso al Mare, Italy: Cinque Terre Resort Town
    Monterosso al Mare is the Cinque Terre's most resorty town of the group, with ...
    Monterosso al Mare is the Cinque Terre's most resorty town of the group, with cars, larger hotels, rentable umbrellas, and the best beach around.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Cheverny, France: Château and Hounds
    S8 E3: Cheverny, France: Château and Hounds
    The stately hunting palace of Cheverny is immaculately preserved, having stayed ...
    The stately hunting palace of Cheverny is immaculately preserved, having stayed in the same family for five centuries. The kennel is also worth a visit at dinnertime, when the 70 hunting hounds are ...
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Antalya, Turkey: Relaxing Gulet Cruise
    S8 E1: Antalya, Turkey: Relaxing Gulet Cruise
    A popular excursion from Antalya is a cruise on a gulet — the traditional ...
    A popular excursion from Antalya is a cruise on a gulet — the traditional Turkish sailboat. Sailing away, we marvel at the dramatic shoreline under snow-capped peaks. Resorts, park-like beaches, and ...
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Haarlem, Netherlands: Herring and Heritage
    S8 E10: Haarlem, Netherlands: Herring and Heritage
    Haarlem is a “Dutch Masters” kind of town, with plenty of 17th-century ...
    Haarlem is a “Dutch Masters” kind of town, with plenty of 17th-century architecture. Dodge bikes down narrow lanes to discover some of Haarlem’s gems — pickled herring, masterpieces by Dutch ...
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Berlin, Germany: Trendy Prenzlauer Berg
    S8 E12: Berlin, Germany: Trendy Prenzlauer Berg
    Young, in-the-know locals agree that Prenzlauer Berg is one of Berlin’s most ...
    Young, in-the-know locals agree that Prenzlauer Berg is one of Berlin’s most colorful neighborhoods. There are no real sights -- just a lively, laid-back neighborhood ignoring its wonderful ...
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Verona, Italy: Ambience and a Grappa Taste Test
    S8 E8: Verona, Italy: Ambience and a Grappa Taste Test
    About two hours from touristy Venice is Verona — a welcome sip of pure, ...
    About two hours from touristy Venice is Verona — a welcome sip of pure, easygoing Italy. Its main attractions are its wealth of Roman ruins and its 21st-century quiet, pedestrian-only ambience.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Prague, Czech Republic: Charles Bridge and a Czech Language
    S8 E11: Prague, Czech Republic: Charles Bridge and a Czech Language
    One of Europe's most pleasant strolls is along Prague's historic coronation ...
    One of Europe's most pleasant strolls is along Prague's historic coronation route. Use it as a spine, but make a point to venture beyond, and learn enough Czech to interact with the locals.
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Chartres, France: Pure Gothic Cathedral
    S8 E4: Chartres, France: Pure Gothic Cathedral
    A great side trip from Paris is the city of Chartres — and its famous ...
    A great side trip from Paris is the city of Chartres — and its famous cathedral, arguably Europe’s best example of pure Gothic architecture. It was built quickly, so the cathedral has a unity of ...
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Amsterdam, Netherlands: Coffeeshops and Red Light District
    S8 E9: Amsterdam, Netherlands: Coffeeshops and Red Light District
    Amsterdam has plenty of examples of their progressive approach to subjects many ...
    Amsterdam has plenty of examples of their progressive approach to subjects many people consider unsavory: curbside urinals, prostitutes who are unionized, taxed, and regulated…and “coffeeshops” ...
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Cappadocia, Turkey: Hot-Air Balloon Ride
    S8 E2: Cappadocia, Turkey: Hot-Air Balloon Ride
    Cappadocia is rightly famous for its exotic landscape of fantastical land ...
    Cappadocia is rightly famous for its exotic landscape of fantastical land formations. The scenery is best surveyed from one of the 60 or so hot-air balloons that lift off every clear morning, giving ...
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Bethlehem, Palestine: Church of the Nativity
    S8 E6: Bethlehem, Palestine: Church of the Nativity
    No longer just the little town of Christmas-carol fame, Bethlehem is a leading ...
    No longer just the little town of Christmas-carol fame, Bethlehem is a leading Palestinian city. Its skyline is a commotion of both crescents and crosses — a reminder that the town, while now mostly ...
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  • Rick Steves' Europe -- Vernazza, Italy: Cinque Terre's Jewel
    S8 E7: Vernazza, Italy: Cinque Terre's Jewel
    In Vernazza, the action’s at the harbor, where you’ll find a kids’ beach, ...
    In Vernazza, the action’s at the harbor, where you’ll find a kids’ beach, plenty of sunning rocks, and a wealth of cafés and restaurants.
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