Rick Steves


Has Rick Steves inspiried you to travel? Maybe you've long used his guide books... During this episode of Focus, Jim Meadows talks with travel writer and broadcaster Rick Steves about his life and career. We ask him about best practices when planning a trip and the best places to go for the first time and the veteran traveler. Steves also tells us his favorite places to visit and why he first started traveling. And of course, we find out more about his next adventure and his upcoming visit to Champaign-Urbana.

Steves joined us by phone from his office for this conversation. Of course he has an office, but what do you think it looks like? Find out by visiting Focus on Facebook.

Steves will be in Champaign at the I Hotel March 14 at 6 p.m. for a fundrasing event. Tickets are $35, and seating is limited. To make your reservation, email WILL’s Tracy Wikoff at or call her at 217-333-7300.