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Rick Steves: A close-up look at Milan’s masterpieces

Rick Steves: A close-up look at Milan’s masterpieces

Italy’s second city hosts two noteworthy masterpieces: Michelangelo’s last pietà sculpture and Leonardo’s Last Supper.
Cruise lines start dropping COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Cruise lines start dropping COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Canada to require proof of vaccination on cruises, unlike Europe, U.S.
Four Island hotels make Tripadvisor's list of top spots in Canada

Four Island hotels make Tripadvisor's list of top spots in Canada

The No. 1 spot went to the Hazelton in Toronto, with Vancouver’s Loden Hotel, the Ritz-Carlton in Montreal and Bisha Hotel Toronto rounding out the top five.
Rick Steves: Berlin’s Reichstag: Teary-Eyed Germans and a Big Glass Dome

Rick Steves: Berlin’s Reichstag: Teary-Eyed Germans and a Big Glass Dome

Years ago, when I got my history degree, I said to myself: “I’d better get a business degree, too, so I have some useful knowledge.” But of course, since then, I’ve come to appreciate the value of historical insight.
Airbnb is changing its cancellation policy. Here's what you need to know

Airbnb is changing its cancellation policy. Here's what you need to know

Has an Airbnb host ever cancelled on you at the last minute?
Famous tourist destinations being impacted by climate change

Famous tourist destinations being impacted by climate change

Some of the world's most beautiful places are the same ones most threatened by climate change.
Rick Steves' Europe: Blackpool: Britain's Coney Island

Rick Steves' Europe: Blackpool: Britain's Coney Island

For over a century, Blackpool was where the mill workers and miners of Yorkshire and Lancashire spent their holidays
Rick Steves: Siena's Palio — 90 seconds of sheer medieval madness

Rick Steves: Siena's Palio — 90 seconds of sheer medieval madness

Italy’s world-famous horse race, the Palio di Siena, takes place twice every summer, the city’s residents hurling themselves into the traditional revelry of the event with abandon.
Time is likely the best antidote to airport congestion

Time is likely the best antidote to airport congestion

Openings surge for work in passport offices, airlines, customs kiosks and security lines
Rick Steves: Cultural treats in small-town Andalucía

Rick Steves: Cultural treats in small-town Andalucía

The southern part of Spain feels more quintessentially Spanish than perhaps anywhere else.