Rick Steves' Europe Through the Back Door 2008

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Avalon Travel Publishing, 2007 - Travel - 690 pages
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From train and rail-pass skills to strategies for visiting museums, who else but Rick Steves can teach travelers the skills they really need when traveling through Europe? Learn how to deal with all of the details of planning a trip to Europe with Rick Steves' Europe Through the Back Door 2008. America's number one authority on travel to Europe, Rick Steves has done the legwork, discovered the secrets, and made the mistakes so travelers don't have to. Completely revised and updated, Steves' time-tested recommendations for safe and enjoyable travel in Europe have been used by millions of Americans in search of their own unique European travel experience. Steves' travel tips include sticking to a budget, smart packing, planning ahead for visiting major sites, personal safety, avoiding tourist traps, and finding Europe's "back door" attractions. Smart advice is also offered on everything from social etiquette to booking a hotel and ordering food. Rick Steves' Europe Through the Back Door 2008 is an essential item on any European traveler's checklist.

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Review: Rick Steves' Europe Through the Back Door 2014

User Review  - Silas - Goodreads

I'm sure that this would be very helpful for a great deal of people. It does a pretty good job of letting you know details about whether or not it is worth buying a rail pass, gives an overview of ... Read full review

Review: Rick Steves' Europe Through the Back Door 2014

User Review  - Kristi Mangan - Goodreads

I grew up in Europe and didn't think I needed a guidebook for our visit this year but I was wrong. This is by far the best guidebook I've read with dozens of practical tips I had never heard before ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Rick Steves is on a mission: to help make European travel accessible and meaningful for Americans. Rick has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. He's researched and written 24 travel guidebooks and hosts the public television series "Rick Steves' Europe," now in its seventh season. He also organizes and leads tours of Europe and offers an information-packed website (www.ricksteves.com). Rick lives in Edmonds, WA, just north of Seattle, with his family.

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