Rick Steves' Europe Through the Back Door 2012 (Paperback)

The Travel Skills Handbook

By Rick Steves

Avalon Travel Publishing, 9781598808339, 828pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2011



You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Europe, including how to:
Plan your itinerary and maximize your timePack lightand rightFind good-value hotels and restaurantsTravel smoothly by train, bus, car, and planeAvoid crowds and tourist scamsHurdle the language barrierUnderstand cultural differences and connect with localsSave money while enjoying the trip of a lifetime
After 30 years of exploring Europe, Rick considers this travel skills handbook his life's work. He shares his favorite off-the-beaten-path towns, trails, and natural wonders. With this guidebook, you'll experience the culture like a local, spend less money, and have more fun.