Synopses & Reviews
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really
need to know when traveling in Eastern Europeand#151;including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, and Croatia.
Explore Eastern Europeand#8217;s top cities, from the romantic spires of Prague and the steamy thermal baths of Budapest to charming Krakand#243;w and laid-back Ljubljana. Enjoy the imperial sights of Vienna and walking tours of exotic Dubrovnik. Then delve into the regionand#8217;s natural wonders: hike through the waterfall wonderland at Plitvice Lakes National Park, drive the winding road to the Julian Alps, and watch the sun dip slowly into the Adriatic from the Dalmatian Coast.
Rickand#8217;s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. Heand#8217;ll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. Youand#8217;ll learn which sights are worth your time and money, and how to get around by train, bus, car, and boat. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
About the Author
has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. Rick produces a public television series (Rick Steves' Europe)
, a public radio show (Travel with Rick Steves),
and an app and podcast (Rick Steves Audio Europe);
writes a bestselling series of guidebooks and a nationally syndicated newspaper column; organizes guided tours that take thousands of travelers to Europe annually; and offers an information-packed website (ricksteves.com). With the help of his hardworking staff of 80 at Europe Through the Back Doorand#151;in Edmonds, Washington, just north of Seattleand#151;Rick's mission is to make European travel fun, affordable, and culturally broadening for Americans.
Cameron Hewitt writes and edits guidebooks for Rick Stevesand#8217; Europe. He first visited Budapest on a lark in 1999and#133;and now he canand#8217;t stay away. From Budapestand#8217;s colorful and quirky history, to its grandiose architecture, to its mouthwatering food, to its uniquely enjoyable thermal baths, Cameron canand#8217;t get enough of this enthralling, enigmatic, exhilarating city. When heand#8217;s not on the road, Cameron lives in Seattle with his wife, Shawna.