Welcome to the Travels in Europe with Rick Steves guide at TV Tome. In April of 1991, after twenty years of traveling through the well-known and the unknown, Rick Steves brought his expertise to television. It was the perfect time for Travels in Europe with Rick Steves. Given newborn confidence, American Public Television viewers caught on to this series almost immediately, and it has remained one of the all-time favorite travelogues that PBS affiliates have ever run. Following this series, Steves would enter the next millennium with a similar series, called Rick Steves' Europe.