He really, really could. And, you know what? I wouldn't mind. I feel that Rick (and I can call him Rick... I've seen nearly all episodes of Rick Steves' Europe. If that's not enough to launch me into the informal tenses, I don't know what is) would use his power in a benevolent manner, unlike friggin' Oprah, who'd just blow things up.
Seriously, Rick Steves has gone everywhere in Europe. Literally. Okay, not literally... but he's definitely working on it. I'm not going to lie, I've watched most of his episodes over the course of the week on Hulu, beginning with the ones on Italy and then moving on to Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Greece, Spain, Germany, and then
begrudgingly France. Homeboy knows his shit. I'm pretty sure he finds things that don't even exist... like, he goes Harry Potter on our asses and says something in parseltongue and shit just appears. Sure, he can be a bit boring, but he's so endearing. Hearing him trying to speak Czech? Hilarious.
By the way, have i mentioned how utterly jealous I am of Rick Steves? So friggin' jealous. I realize that he and his crew probably work extremely hard and get super tired, but they get to travel for a living--and then tell people about it without sounding like bragging bastards. His book sales alone must make him a millionaire. That is just cray-cray*, man.
I would normally put a plea here begging Rick Steves to be my best friend and hide me in his suitcase when he jets off to Prague or Venice or Diagon Alley, but I'll refrain. Because that'd be super creepy, which i'm not. Really, i'm not creepy. I just have creeper tendencies. There's a difference.
That's my gushing review of Rick Steves.
PS: This morning I rediscovered how incredibly hot Ryan Gosling is. I realize that this is totally random, but whatever. He's so hot it's ridiculous.
*Cray-cray = crazy. I won't provide this translation again.