Our own lovely and beguiling Eileen caught up with Rick Steves for a few thoughts on traveling in Europe and one of his favorite destinations in the world at the Los Angeles Times Adventure and Travel Expo. Rick is the author of numerous travel guides, is a radio and television personality and also offers tour opportunities for travelers interested in Europe.

Rick StevesA good friend is going to Paris on one of these tours at the end of this month in the hopes to buy lots of shoes and experience a little culture. But on to the video! As with all of our videos, Quicktime 7.0 or better is required, and worth it for best video quality. Be sure to scroll down to see the video.