guide podcasts

American Nobleman in Prague

Rick talks with William Lobkowicz, the American who inherited his family's titles, palaces, and...

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Bulgaria: Traveler's Guide

Bulgarian Lyuba Boyanin joins Rick to provide an introduction to travel in her country. This...

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Chopin 200 in Poland

The people of Poland find great comfort and inspiration in the music of native son Frydryk...

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Croatian Vacation

Marijan Kriskovic, tour guide raised in Croatia, talks about his country's stunning scenery and...

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Czech Republic

Honza Vihan, a native of Prague, offers advice on visiting Europe's best-preserved Baroque city...

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Earthy Bulgaria

Native-born guide Lyuba Boyanin tells Rick how ancient traditions cross paths with post-Soviet...

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Eastern Europe: Then and Now

A few of Rick's friends who grew up "behind the Iron Curtain" talk about their countries and what...

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Eastern European Cultures

Rick quizzes three Eastern European friends on the distinctive appeal of their home countries:...

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Growing Up Under Communism

Rick chats with three former Communists who share what it was like being raised in different...

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Home Sweet Croatia

Jennifer Wilson explains what it was like to relocate her family from the Midwest to the Croatian...

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Hungarian Countryside

Two guides from Hungary explain the delights of the Hungarian countryside, including thermal spas...

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Hungary I: Budapest

Rick talks with two Hungarian tour guides about the "Paris of Eastern Europe," the hot springs,...

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Hungary II: Beyond Budapest

Rick and Budapest-based tour guide Péter Pölczman explore options for getting beyond the busy...

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Hungary III: Goulash Culture

Rick revisits Hungary with Elteka Parine Berecz, a teacher and tour guide based in Hungary. She...

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Orthodox Easter

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria and Greece get ready for Easter. Related travel information at...

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Poland

Polish tour guide Kasia Derlicka offers ideas for travelers investigating genealogical roots....

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Prague

Two tour guides based in Prague offer advice on avoiding the summer flood of tourists, give...

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Sarajevo: 20 Years After the Seige

Amir Telibecirovic, Sarajevo-based journalist and tour guide, describes what it was like to live...

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Slovenia and Croatia

Rick's tour guide friends from Slovenia fill him in on why their small country has become so...

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Slovenia: Alps and Polka

Rick learns about the country of Slovenia from native guides Tina Hiti and Marijan Krisovic, who...

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