‘Andy Steves’ Europe’ is a guidebook geared to the gap-year backpacker using cheapo airlines to tour the continent.
With a dad named Rick Steves, it was impossible for Andy Steves, now 29, to grow up and not learn about traveling around Europe. Steves the younger, upon winning the University of Notre Dame’s annual business-plan competition with an idea for a student-tour company, launched Weekend Student Adventures in 2010 and now has guides and itineraries across Europe, as he splits his time between Prague and Seattle. His new guidebook, “Andy Steves’ Europe,” with the subhead, “City-Hopping on a Budget,” is geared to the app-loving, hostel-staying millennial using cheapo airlines to tour the continent’s capitals. ($19.99, Avalon Travel)