Researchers To write this book, Rick relied on the help of these fantastic researchers: Cameron Hewitt edits, researches, and writes guidebooks for Rick Steves. He recently took a break from Rick Steves' Best of Eastern Europe (which he co-authors) to return to Switzerland, his favorite Western European country, and write new chapters on Luzern, Zermatt, and the Glacier Express. Susana Minich was born in Czechoslovakia, grew up in Switzerland, and now divides her time between Spain and Seattle. She's multilingual, and holds a degree in art history with a minor in architecture. She has been leading Rick Steves' tours since 1999.Steves, Rick is the author of 'Rick Steves' 2005 Switzerland', published 2004 under ISBN 9781566918824 and ISBN 1566918820.