Paris, France: The Panthéon and the Paris Catacombs – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Paris, France: The Panthéon and the Paris Catacombs - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite

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Paris dramatically changed during the Enlightenment and the French Revolution: The Panthéon was built, cemeteries were moved underground to the Paris catacombs, and churches were turned into “temples of reason.”

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Palermo, Sicily: Monreale Cathedral – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Palermo, Sicily: Monreale Cathedral - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite

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In the 11th century, when the Muslim Arabs were tossed out by the Christian Normans, the Normans made Sicilian civilization grander yet — building monumental Norman churches.♥ Read the rest “Palermo, Sicily: Monreale Cathedral – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite”

Ravenna, Italy: Church of San Vitale – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Ravenna, Italy: Church of San Vitale - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite

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Ravenna is on the tourist map for one reason: its 1,500-year-old churches, decorated with best-in-the-West Byzantine mosaics.♥ Read the rest “Ravenna, Italy: Church of San Vitale – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite”

Glasgow and Scottish Passions

Glasgow and Scottish Passions

Check your local public television station for this Rick Steves’ Europe episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show Glasgow, once an industrial powerhouse, offers a fun look at Scotland’s vibrantly gritty urban side — full of edgy street art, trendy dining, and the striking architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.♥ Read the rest “Glasgow and Scottish Passions”

The Best of Sicily

The Best of Sicily

Check your local public television station for this Rick Steves’ Europe episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show This tour of Sicilian highlights starts in Palermo, where we’ll sing with the merchants in the markets, join locals in their passeggiata, drop in on a contessa, and marvel at the Romanesque cathedral of Monreale.♥ Read the rest “The Best of Sicily”

European Festivals II

European Festivals II

Check your local public television station for this Rick Steves’ Europe episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show In this second of two episodes on Europe’s greatest festivals, we’ll dance with Spaniards at Sevilla’s April Fair, celebrate Bastille Day in Paris, run with the bulls at Pamplona, and hoist a frothy stein at Munich’s Oktoberfest.♥ Read the rest “European Festivals II”

European Festivals I

European Festivals I

Check your local public television station for this Rick Steves’ Europe episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show In this first of two episodes on Europe’s greatest festivals, we’ll cheer with the masses at Siena’s crazy Palio horse race, toss a caber at a Scottish Highland Games, don a mask for Carnevale in Venice, and celebrate Easter in Greece.♥ Read the rest “European Festivals I”

Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes

Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes

Check your local public television station for this Rick Steves’ Europe episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show We’ll island-hop through the Aegean, sampling three classic Greek getaways — Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes — and basking in their dramatic beauty.♥ Read the rest “Greek Islands: Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes”

Drone Photography at the Goat Love Shack

Drone Photography at the Goat Love Shack

We’re in Guatemala, filming an upcoming special about how modern development aid is helping 700 million people work their way out of extreme poverty — and we’re showing how non-governmental organizations and supportive governments are helping small farmers get into the production chain and join the global economy.♥ Read the rest “Drone Photography at the Goat Love Shack”

Paris, France: Montmarte – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Paris, France: Montmarte - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite

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Montmartre — a Parisian hill crowned by the dramatic neo-Byzantine Sacré-Cœur church — was famous for the ambience captured by the Impressionists.♥ Read the rest “Paris, France: Montmarte – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite”

Nice, France: Matisse and Chagall Museums – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Nice, France: Matisse and Chagall Museums - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite

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Because so many great 20th-century artists chose to live and work here, the Riviera is studded with world-class modern art museums.♥ Read the rest “Nice, France: Matisse and Chagall Museums – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite”