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Rick Steves: Why We Travel: A love note to exploring our world

  • Christina Zeiders

Rick Steves: Why We Travel is a love note to travel and celebrates the value of exploring our world – whether as a tourist, a traveler, or a pilgrim.

Watch Rick Steves: Why We Travel on WITF TV or through the PBS Video app on Thursday, August 18 at 8pm, Saturday, August 20 at 1 pm, or Sunday, August 21 at 4pm.

Why We Travel features vivid footage from Guatemala, Ethiopia, Palestine and Iran, and illustrates why travel will be more important than ever as we emerge from the pandemic.

The new special also provides tasty extras from the road to inspire viewers to travel with meaning and captures the joy and rewards of travel while fueling wanderlust.

During the special, viewers can call in to donate to WITF and receive tickets to meet Rick Steves in person at The Englewood in Hershey. Tickets will also be available online beginning August 12.

Watch Rick Steves: Why We Travel on WITF TV or through the PBS Video app on Thursday, August 18 at 8pm, Saturday, August 20 at 1 pm, or Sunday, August 21 at 4pm.


WITF’s Brunch with Rick Steves is hosted by The Englewood and supported by Presbyterian Senior Living and Capital Blue Cross.

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