Hosted by PBS's Rick Steves!
Trek along with Rick as he visits popular landmarks and discovers hidden delights throughout Great Britain.
England - Take a walking tour of London's lively street fairs and relaxing pubs, then amble through Hyde Park for some world class people-watching. See a bit of Britain's past during side trips to "salty" Greenwich and the gothic town of Salisbury. Breathe the good country air of Cotswald and admire its thatched vilages, picturesque farms and rolling hillsides. Follow Rick into the old city of Bath, known for its archaeological treasures and the Georgian elegance of its architecture.
North Wales - Browse the beautiful and wind-swept countryside, the step insidefor a generous helping of Welsh hospitality. Chamber up the ramparts of the region's majestic castles, and hop aboard a steam train bound for the summit of Snowden. Where'll you'll be merrily treated to a medieval banquet and toasted with tankards of honey mead.
Rick's Back Door Travel Tips
Share some of Rick's savviest advice for travelers -- from day-planning and changing currency, to using public transportation and getting around language barriers. Rick's suggestions cover basic security, packing light, and the pros and cons of travelling independently or with a tour group. His recommendations will help any traveler plan their trips wisely, while preparing them to take the unexpected in stride.
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