Rick Steves Over Brunch

Stephanie Craig

Travel writer Stephanie Craig chats about episodes of the classic travel tv show, Rick Steves' Europe. read less

Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips with Cameron Hewitt!
May 15 2022
Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips with Cameron Hewitt!
In this episode, we chat about the 2010 episode of Rick Steves' Europe, "Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips." We chat about how travel in the Balkans has changed over the past fifteen years, how to get out of Dubrovnik to see more of the Balkans, and why Kotor and Mostar are such magical places. Guest: Cameron Hewitt, from Rick Steves' Europe and author of The Temporary European: Lessons and Confessions of a Professional Traveler Join Us! Join our Facebook Group: Rick Steves Over Brunch Podcast Listeners.Get exclusive mini-episodes on Our Patreon AccountSee a full list of episodes and resources on the RSOB page of History Fangirl. Dubrovnik Travel Resources Planning A Trip To Croatia: Your Travel Checklist Essential Croatia Packing List: What To Wear & Pack For Croatia 13 Traditional Croatian Breakfast Foods: What To Eat For Breakfast In Croatia Your Ultimate 3 Days In Dubrovnik Itinerary 13 Incredible Day Trips From Dubrovnik 11 Delightful Things To Do In Dubrovnik In Winter How To Visit The Dubrovnik Christmas Market & Dubrovnik Winter Festival The Best Hotels & Accommodations In Dubrovnik Old Town  Mostar Travel Resources Everything You Need To Know About Wonderful Mostar 11 Delightful Bosnian Souvenirs & Gifts To Bring Home Where To Stay In Mostar: Hotels & Accommodations You’ll Love Mostar Instagram Inspiration: 10 Most Instagrammable Spots In Mostar Kotor Travel Resources Where To Stay In Kotor: Accommodations & Hotels We Love Essential Montenegro Packing List: What To Wear & Pack For Montenegro 7 Magical Things To Do In Montenegro In Winter 1 Week In Montenegro: Itinerary For A Fantastic Trip 17 Awe-Inspiring Places To Visit In Montenegro 13 Useful Driving Tips For Montenegro (+ Bonus Outstanding Montenegro Scenic Drives!) More from Stephanie Craig Find her at History Fangirl, Sofia Adventures, & Oklahoma Wonders. Her opinion on the best places to visit in Europe. In this episode, I mentioned my trip to the Olympic Peninsula and Washington State. You can see what I've written about my trip so far: 33 Perfect Things to Do on the Olympic Peninsula: Bucket List & Beyond! 13 Things to Know Before Visiting Ludlow Falls in Port Ludlow & Hiking the Ludlow Falls Interpretive Trail 17 Fabulous Things to Do in Palouse Falls State Park & Nearby + Tips for Visiting Palouse Falls Episode Topics: things to do in Dubrovnik | Dubrovnik travel tips | Dubrovnik things to do | Dubrovnik vacation ideas | family vacation in Dubrovnik | where to go in Dubrovnik | Dubrovnik itinerary ideas | Dubrovnik travel tips | Dubrovnik tips | what to do in Dubrovnik in one day | Dubrovnik in two days | Dubrovnik in three days | Dubrovnik Croatia trip ideas | day trips from Dubrovnik | what to eat in Dubrovnik | what to eat for breakfast in Dubrovnik | Rick Steves Dubrovnik | Dubrovnik city break | weekend in Dubrovnik | Dubrovnik itinerary tips | itinerary for Dubrovnik | one week in Dubrovnik | Dubrovnik travel guide | things to do in Croatia | where to go in Croatia | things to do in mostar bosnia | where to go in mostar bosnia | things to do in bosnia | things to do in sarajevo | where to go in bosnia | things to do in kotor | kotor Montenegro | where to go in Montenegro | where to go in kotor montenegro
The Majesty of Madrid
Mar 31 2022
The Majesty of Madrid
In this episode, we chat about the 2004 episode of Rick Steves' Europe, "The Majesty of Madrid." We'll chat about Madrid's Spanish Civil War history, how many Madrid art museums is too many, and how tourism in Spain has changed over the past twenty years. Guest: Kate Storm from Our Escape Clause  Join Us! Join our Facebook Group: Rick Steves Over Brunch Podcast Listeners.Get exclusive mini-episodes on Our Patreon AccountSee a full list of episodes and resources on the RSOB page of History Fangirl. Madrid Travel Resources How to spend one day or two days in Madrid (Itinerary + tips)How to spend three days in MadridThe best quotes about Madrid, SpainHow to see Madrid on a budgetHow to take a day trip from Madrid to Toledo Spain Travel Resources The best souvenirs from SpainThe best things to do in one day in Gijon, Spain Funny puns and jokes about Spain for your tripBarcelona's Groundbreaking Monument to Trans historyBeautiful quotes about BarcelonaFunny puns and jokes about BarcelonaThe best things to do in Mallorca in winter More from Stephanie Craig Find her at History Fangirl, Sofia Adventures, & Oklahoma Wonders. Her opinion on the best places to visit in Europe. In this episode, I mentioned my trip to El Salvador. You can see my photo essay full of pictures of the Ruta de la Flores. Episode Topics: things to do in Madrid Spain | Madrid travel tips | Madrid things to do | Madrid vacation ideas | family vacation in Madrid | where to go in Madrid | Madrid itinerary ideas | Madrid travel tips | Madrid tips | what to do in Madrid in one day | Madrid in two days | Madrid in three days | Madrid Spain trip ideas | day trips from Madrid | what to eat in Madrid | what to eat for breakfast in Madrid | Rick Steves Madrid | Madrid city break | weekend in Madrid | Madrid itinerary tips | itinerary for Madrid | one week in Madrid | Madrid travel guide
Minisode: Trip Inspiration for the Former USSR
Feb 20 2022
Minisode: Trip Inspiration for the Former USSR
I'm sharing three things I've enjoyed recently that made me want to travel more of the former USSR! Join Us! Join our Facebook Group: Rick Steves Over Brunch Podcast Listeners.Get exclusive mini-episodes on Our Patreon AccountSee a full list of episodes and resources on the RSOB page of History Fangirl. Former USSR Travel Resources Ethics and Etiquette of Red TourismWhat to pack for ArmeniaHow to Visit Geghard Monastery (Armenia)75 Reasons to Travel AzerbaijanHow to buy a SIM Card in ArmeniaThe best things to do in Ganja, AzerbaijanHow to get a SIM Card in AzerbaijanHow to Get from Ganja to Sheki (Azerbaijan)How to Get from Sheki to Tbilisi (and Vice Versa) (Azerbaijan & Georgia)What to pack for AzerbaijanShould you visit Tbilisi or Baku (Georgia or Azerbaijan)What to know before renting a car in AzerbaijanBeautiful Instagrammable places in AzerbaijanWhat to pack for GeorgiaHow to Get a SIM card in GeorgiaHow to visit the Dry Bridge Market in Tbilisi(Georgia)Where to stay in Chisinau, MoldovaThe best day trips from Chisinau, MoldovaWhat to pack for Moldova Pictures of Tiraspol, Transnistria (Moldova)How to see the Struve Geodetic Arc in Rudy, MoldovaHow to visit Rudy Monastery from Chisinau (Moldova)The best things to do in Chisinau, MoldovaThe best Chisinau photo spots (Moldova) Destination Russia (a travel memoir) Puns and jokes about Russia Pictures from Chernobyl (Ukraine)Tips for Touring Chernobyl (Ukarine) What to pack for UkraineWhat happened at Chernobyl (Ukraine)A history of Kyiv (Ukraine)The best books about Chernobyl and the Chernobyl Disaster (Ukraine)The best puns and jokes about UkrainePoignant quotes about the Chernobyl Disaster (Ukraine)Beautiful churches in Kyiv (Ukraine)The best things to do in Kyiv, UkraineBeautiful churches in Odesa, UkraineHow to get to Big Almaty Lake by Taxi (Kazakhstan)The best day trips from Almaty (Kazakhstan)The best reasons to travel KazakhstanInteresting facts about KazakhstanVisiting Nomad's Land in KazakhstanVisiting Tamgaly Tas in Kazakhstan Pictures of Big Almaty Lake (Kazakhstan) Planning a trip to KyrgyzstanThings to do in Bosteri, KyrgyzstanAttending the World Nomad Games in KyrgyzstanHow to get a SIM Card in Kyrgyzstan More from Stephanie Craig Find her at History Fangirl, Sofia Adventures, & Oklahoma Wonders. Her opinion on the best places to visit in Europe. travel the USSR | former USSR travel tips | ideas for traveling the former USSR | movies about the former USSR | tv shows about the former USSR | documentaries about the former USSR | movies set in Russia | tv shows set in Russia | books about the former USSR | food in the former USSR | USSR cookbooks | mastering the art of soviet cooking by Anya von Bremzen | The Americans on FX | Death of Stalin | travel russia | travel ukraine | travel Georgia | travel Azerbaijan | travel armenia | travel Moldova | travel transnistria | travel Kazakhstan | travel Kyrgyzstan | travel Uzbekistan | travel Turkministan | travel Tajikistan | travel the Baltics | travel Estonia | travel Lithuania | travel Latvia
Vienna and the Danube
Sep 15 2021
Vienna and the Danube
In this episode, we chat about the 2013 episode of Rick Steves' Europe, "Vienna and the Danube." From Vienna's cafes to its river cruises, travel to Vienna is magical. So magical that Stephanie has a mini-meltdown because Vienna feels so far away at the moment, while Chris does his best to keep us on course!  Join Us! Join our Facebook Group: Rick Steves Over Brunch Podcast Listeners.Get exclusive mini-episodes on Our Patreon Account For more, find us: Chris Mitchell Find him at travelingmitch, Ultimate Ontario, & His Writer's Portfolio. His podcast I'm Anxious About. Stephanie Craig Find her at History Fangirl, Sofia Adventures, & Oklahoma Wonders. Her podcast The History Fangirl Podcast. Her opinion on the best places to visit in Europe. Stephanie's Vienna Travel Resources: What to Pack for Austria Things to Do in Vienna in Winter Visiting Schoenbrunn Palace Inspirational Quotes about Austria Puns and Jokes about Austria Visiting Hallstatt-Dachstein Cultural LandscapeShould You Visit Berlin or Vienna?Should You Visit Vienna or Bratislava?   travel vienna | visit vienna | what to do in vienna | what to see in vienna in summer | things to do in vienna in winter | vienna travel tips | planning a trip to vienna | reasons to visit vienna | vienna austria tips | vienna austria vacation ideas | where to go in austria | what to take to austria | where to go in austria | vienna and the danube travel tips | what to do in austria | austria getaway ideas | how to spend 4 days in austria | how to spend 4 days in vienna | one week in vienna | 3 days in vienna | vienna itinerary | vienna travel guide | vienna travel blog | vienna tips | things to do in vienna at night | romantic things to do in vienna | vienna family vacation ideas | vienna culture trip
Minisode: Jackson Travel Tips
Aug 21 2021
Minisode: Jackson Travel Tips
In this minisode, Stephanie is solo and sharing her best Jackson, Mississippi travel tips from her recent road trip around the South! She talks about where to eat in Jackson, the best things to do in Jackson, where to stay in Jackson or nearby, and her favorite Jackson tours. See below for links to help you plan your own trip to Jackson, Mississippi! Join Us! Join our Facebook Group: Rick Steves Over Brunch Podcast Listeners.Get exclusive mini-episodes on Our Patreon Account For more, find us: Stephanie Craig Find her at History Fangirl, Sofia Adventures, & Oklahoma Wonders. Her podcast The History Fangirl Podcast.  Jackson Travel Resources: The Perfect 3 Days in Jackson, MS: A Magical Weekend in Jackson Itinerary The 27 Most Instagrammable Places to Take Pictures in Jackson, Mississippi Chris Mitchell Find him at travelingmitch, Ultimate Ontario, & His Writer's Portfolio. His podcast I'm Anxious About.   travel Jackson Mississippi | travel Mississippi | where to go in Mississippi | Mississippi travel tips | Mississippi road trip | things to do in Jackson Mississippi | what to do in Jackson Mississippi | where to go in Mississippi | how to visit Vicksburg National Military Park | Jackson Mississippi family vacation | day trips from Jackson Mississippi | where to eat in Jackson Mississippi | Jackson Mississippi food | Jackson Mississippi restaurants | things to do in Jackson Mississippi at night | Jackson Mississippi souvenirs | where to go in Jackson Mississippi | romantic ideas in Jackson Mississippi | Romantic Weekend Getaways in Mississippi | weekend trips from Atlanta | weekend trips from Memphis | weekend trips from Nashville | weekend trips from New Orleans | weekend trips from Shreveport | Jackson Mississippi souvenirs | Jackson Mississippi hotels | Jackson Mississippi accommodations | what to buy in Jackson Mississippi | first time in Jackson Mississippi | Jackson Mississippi for first-timers | how much does it cost to visit Jackson Mississippi | Jackson Mississippi itinerary | reasons to visit Jackson Mississippi | is Jackson Mississippi safe | what to do in vicksburg mississippi | Jackson Mississippi things to do | Jackson Mississippi family trip | Jackson Mississippi tips | Jackson Mississippi trip ideas | mississippi vacation ideas | road trip to vicksburg national military park | road trip to jackson mississippi | things to do in the south | things to do in the deep south | visit jackson mississippi
Minisode: Gatlinburg Travel Tips + Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Aug 11 2021
Minisode: Gatlinburg Travel Tips + Great Smoky Mountains National Park
In this minisode, Stephanie is solo and sharing her best Gatlinburg travel tips (and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!) from her recent road trip around the South! She talks about where to eat in Gatlinburg, the best things to do in Gatlinburg, where to stay in Gatlinburg or nearby, and her favorite Gatlinburg tours. See below for links to help you plan your own trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee! Join Us! Join our Facebook Group: Rick Steves Over Brunch Podcast Listeners.Get exclusive mini-episodes on Our Patreon Account For more, find us: Stephanie Craig Find her at History Fangirl, Sofia Adventures, & Oklahoma Wonders. Her podcast The History Fangirl Podcast.  Gatlinburg Travel Resources: 13 Essential Gatlinburg Travel Tips: Everything You Need for Planning a Trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee!A one-day Great Smoky Mountains National Park itinerary from GatlinburgNational Parks in Tennessee (includes an overview of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park) Chris Mitchell Find him at travelingmitch, Ultimate Ontario, & His Writer's Portfolio. His podcast I'm Anxious About.   travel Gatlinburg | travel Tennessee | where to go in Tennessee | Tennessee travel tips | Tennessee road trip | things to do in Gatlinburg | what to do in Gatlinburg | where to go in Tennessee | how to visit great smoky mountains national park in Tennessee | Gatlinburg family vacation | pigeon forge vacation | Sevierville vacation | great smoky mountains national park vacation | day trips from Knoxville | day trips from Nashville | day trips from Ashville North Carolina | where to eat in Gatlinburg | Gatlinburg food | Gatlinburg restaurants | Roaring Fork Motor Trail | Haunted Gatlinburg | things to do in Gatlinburg at night | Gatlinburg souvenirs | where to go in Gatlinburg | romantic ideas in Gatlinburg | Romantic Weekend Getaways in Tennessee | weekend trips from Nashville | weekend trips from Ashville | weekend trips from Knoxville | weekend trips from Atlanta Georgia | weekend trips from Chatanooga Tennessee | Gatlinburg souvenirs | Gatlinburg hotels | Gatlinburg accommodations | what to buy in Gatlinburg | first time in Gatlinburg | Gatlinburg for first-timers | how much does it cost to visit gatlinburg | gatlinburg itinerary | reasons to visit gatlinburg | is gatlinburg safe | is the great smoky mountains national park safe | gsmnp itinerary | what to do in the great smoky mountains national park | scenic drives in the gsmnp | gatlinburg things to do | gatlinburg family trip | gatlinburg tips | gatlinburg trip ideas | tennessee vacation ideas | road trip to great smoky mountains national park | road trip to gatlinburg | things to do in appalachia