Packing Light & Right: Day Bag

Packing Light & Right: Day Bag

This video is an excerpt from a much longer packing talk by Sarah Murdoch. To view other topics or to watch Sarah’s packing talk in its entirety, visit ricksteves.com or check out my Rick Steves YouTube channel. Enjoy. The next thing we’re going to talk about is what is inside of my day bag. The […]

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Packing Light & Right: The Pack Light Philosophy

Packing Light & Right: The Pack Light Philosophy

This video is an excerpt from a much longer packing talk by Sarah Murdoch. To view other topics or to watch Sarah’s packing talk in its entirety, visit ricksteves.com, or check out my Rick Steves YouTube channel. Enjoy. So, today what I’m going to be demonstrating is sort of a philosophy of mine, and I […]

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Packing Light & Right: The Pack Light Philosophy

This video is an excerpt from a much longer packing talk by Sarah Murdoch. To view other topics or to watch Sarah’s packing talk in its entirety, visit ricksteves.com, or check out my Rick Steves YouTube channel. Enjoy. So, today what I’m going to be demonstrating is sort of a philosophy of mine, and I […]

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Rick Steves Rolling Carry-On

Rick Steves Rolling Carry-On

Here’s our best-selling bag. This is the Rolling Carry-On. It’s got a molded shell on the back to protect the handle and the wheels, and it’s got a soft front, like a backpack, to flexibly fit whatever you’re packing. This is sized to fit in the smaller overhead compartments that you’ll often find on European […]

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European Travel Skills: Packing Light

European Travel Skills: Packing Light

Packing light is essential for happy travel. Think about it: Have you ever met anybody who, after five trips, brags, “Every year I pack heavier”? Learn now, or you’ll learn later, the importance of being mobile with your luggage. Pack light. While large, unwieldy suitcases are bad for this kind of travel, smaller, carry-on sized […]

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Rick Steves: Choosing the Right Travel Gear

Rick Steves: Choosing the Right Travel Gear

Hi, I’m Rick Steves. I’m really committed to helping people travel smartly. Getting the information and skills you need from a good guidebook – that’s important. And so is traveling with the right gear. Here are four kinds of carry-on-the-airplane-sized bags, all pretty much the same size – 9 by 21 by 14 inches. I […]

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Rick Steves Moneybelts and Wallets

Rick Steves Moneybelts and Wallets

As you travel through Europe, if you visit a town that has two thieves, you’ll probably meet both of them. The thieves in Europe target us Americans. Not because they’re mean, but because they’re smart. We’re the people with all the good stuff in our purses and wallets and they know it. You don’t need […]

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Rick Steves Convertible Carry-On

Rick Steves Convertible Carry-On

This is my Convertible Carry-On backpack. You wear this like a backpack, and I like this feature because now your arms are free when you’re hopping off trains and climbing up to your hotel room. It’s just nice to have this mobility. It comes with very comfortable padded shoulder straps, and it’s got a waist […]

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West England

West England

-Hi. I’m Rick Steves, back with more of the best of Europe. This time, we’re exploring a gorgeous region, where druids dance and waterwheels turn. It’s the West of England. Thanks for joining us. ♪♪ If you like England and you want to mix its natural, historic, and cultural wonders, you’ll love the West. While […]

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Rick Steves Rolling Backpack

Rick Steves Rolling Backpack

This is our Rolling Backpack. Depending on your situation, you can pull out the handle and then roll it along really smooth in the airports, or – if you want to be more flexible – you can pull out the padded shoulder straps. So it’s a combination roller bag and backpack. It costs a little […]

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