A Conversation with Rick Steves Virtual Event

Join popular public television host and best-selling guidebook author Rick Steves as he sits down for a FREE virtual chat from his home to yours.

WITF presents A Conversation with Rick Steves hosted by WITF’s Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio Fred Vigeant Wednesday March 24 at 7pm.

Find out what life is like at home for the intrepid traveler. Hear about his behind-the-scenes adventures while traveling through Europe. Plus, explore the future of travel.

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Upgrade your free ticket by making a one-time $60 donation to WITF via credit card and unlock VIP access to a private pre-show virtual Zoom webinar with Rick Steves from 6:30-7pm. Rick will answer your questions LIVE and face-to-face (virtually, of course!).

Space is limited to 50 guests for this VIP Event so reserve your ticket now before they’re gone!

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Rick Steves is a popular public television host, a best-selling guidebook author, and an outspoken activist who encourages Americans to broaden their perspectives through travel. But above all else, Rick considers himself a teacher. He taught his first travel class at his college campus in the mid-1970s — and now, more than 40 years later, he still measures his success not by dollars earned, but by trips impacted.

Rick is the founder and owner of Rick Steves’ Europe, a travel business with a tour program that brings more than 30,000 people to Europe annually. The company contributes $1 million a year to climate-smart nonprofits, essentially paying a self-imposed carbon tax.

Rick spends about four months a year in Europe, researching guidebooks, fine-tuning his tour program, filming his TV show, and making new discoveries for travelers. To recharge, he plays piano, relaxes at his family cabin in the Cascade mountains, and spends time with his son Andy and daughter Jackie. He lives and works in his hometown of Edmonds, Washington, where his office window overlooks his old junior high school.

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