Bestselling guidebook author and TV host Rick Steves believes there’s more to travel than good food and fun in the sun. By venturing out of their comfort zone, travelers can gain empathy for the other 96 percent of humanity and a better understanding of the interconnectedness of today’s world. In this provocative webinar, Rick draws from lessons learned while exploring Europe, Central America, Asia, and the Middle East to illustrate how, when Americans “travel as a political act,” they come home with the greatest of all souvenirs: a broader perspective.
About the author: 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. He 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. Rick lives and works in his hometown of Edmonds, Washington, where his office window overlooks his old junior high school.
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