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Germany Today

Rick chats with two German friends, historian Fabian Rueger and journalist Holger Zimmer, about the contemporary...

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Ever-Evolving Berlin

Peter Wortsman, author of "Ghost Dance in Berlin," explains the ever-changing nature of his favorite European city....

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Ghost Dance in Berlin

Playwright Peter Wortsman tells Rick how his Jewish heritage has drawn him to make Berlin his second home. For more...

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European Politics in Germany

Thomas Gundlach, a tour guide from Bacharach, Germany, explains what average Germans think of their nation's role in...

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Northern Germany

When most Americans think of travel in Germany, they think of the clichés of the south — of the Black Forest and...

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Berlin Today

Nygil Murrell, an American who lives in Berlin, talks with Rick about the city's attractions and energy, its intense...

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Berlin Wall: 20 Years Later

Rick chats with three Berlin residents who were there when Berlin was a divided city and when the wall was finally...

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Eastern Germany Highlights

Tour guide Christoph Dressler, who grew up a few miles east of the Berlin Wall, sheds light on life in the eastern...

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Footsteps of Martin Luther

To mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a Lutheran pastor and her husband retraced Luther's trek...

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Germany's Black Forest

Rick and German tour guide Christoph Dressler share stories of fresh air and relaxation about the beautiful Black...

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Munich and Bavaria

Munich-born tour guide Daniela Wedel chats with Rick about laid-back, traditional Bavaria, where pretzels and beer...

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Postcards from Europe: Germany

This excerpt from Rick's travel memoir Postcards from Europe describes a recent visit to Germany, mixed with memories...

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Potsdam

Travel writer Neil Taylor talks about the attractions of Berlin's overlooked neighbor, Potsdam, a one-time center of...

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Regions of Germany

Tour guide Fabian Rueger takes Rick on a tour of the distinctive regions of Germany. Related travel information at...

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Vienna à la Fred Plotkin

Fred Plotkin, author of "Italy for the Gourmet Traveler" and "Opera 101," describes why Vienna is one of his favorite...

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Vienna: Habsburg Capital

Rick talks with tour guide Ursula Klaus about her elegant hometown. Ursula walks us through Vienna, from experiencing...

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Vienna's Ball Season

Marilyn Tenoll, enthusiast of the formal ball season in Vienna, tells Rick what it's like to celebrate the New Year...

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Intro from Rick Steves

Rick provides a brief introduction to his Eastern Europe playlist, a collection of audio files designed to help you...

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Prague's Coronation Way

Czech tour guides Jana Hronková and Kate?ina Svobodová explain how you can view ten centuries of architecture along...

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Albania

Tour guides Ben Curtis and David Willett tell Rick why Albania's little-visited sights are getting more attention...

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