A Life in Travel

The founding President and CEO of Wildland Adventures and the director of the non-profit Travelers Conservation Trust. He has traveled and guided throughout the world since 1975. Kurt completed an M.S. degree in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan after conducting research in the National Parks of Costa Rica. He has also worked on...

The founding President and CEO of Wildland Adventures and the director of the non-profit Travelers Conservation Trust. He has traveled and guided throughout the world since 1975. Kurt completed an M.S. degree in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan after conducting research in the National Parks of Costa Rica. He has also worked on international programs for the U.S. National Park Service. Kurt has authored a chapter on adventure travel for Fodor's guide books and published numerous articles on ecotourism. As a recognized industry pioneer in adventure travel and ecotourism, he has served on numerous professional boards and conservation organizations including The International Ecotourism Society, the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association, the Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition of East Africa, and the Adventure Travel Trade Association.

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It All Starts With "Merhaba"

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We wander aimlessly around the small village of Urunlu in the Taurus Mountains early in the morning. Smiling, making eye contact, saying "Merhaba" and "Gunaydin" (Good Morning) was like saying "Open Sesame"! It literally got us behind closed doors and connected to so many people in this tiny Turkish village. We had no guide, no one to translate, on...
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Tigers in India | A Closer Look #012

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Over the past decade that we've been operating safaris and supporting conservation in India's tiger parks and reserves, the population of Royal Bengal tigers has increased throughout India and chances of seeing them are better than ever. Although there's never a guarantee you will find them, there are several things you should know that will increa...
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Exploring Colombia | How to Visit Tayrona National Park

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Tayrona National Park, on the north coast of Colombia, protects a vast swath of rainforest and some of the most beautiful palm-fringed Caribbean coves and beaches of South America. The national park itself is a narrow hilly lowland from the coast extending into the foothills of the vast Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains. One of the world's hig...
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I Feel Slovenia | A Closer Look #009

IMG_063_20181130-201354_1 Kurt and Anne Kutay trekking the Julian Alps of Slovenia.
Slovenia is a must-visit sleeper in a hidden corner of Europe. When Anne and I first traveled there with our friends, wine-experts, and culinary co-trip leaders, David and Ruth Arista, we laughed, hiked, rode bikes, dined, sipped and cried our way through this hidden gem of Central Europe. Straddled between Italy, Croatia, Austria and Hun...
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Travel Trends | Why Grandparents want to travel alone with their grand kids

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Lately we've been seeing an emerging trend: Grandparents want to travel alone with their grandchildren – leaving parents behind. Something we and others are calling 'Skip-Gen' travel. We started asking questions of both generations. What's it like for tweens and young adults to travel in a foreign country with only their grandpa...
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