Interview by Everett Potter Ask any savvy and inquisitive traveler about “educational travel” and chances are that Smithsonian Journeys will be the first name they mention. The educational tour program of the Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Journeys offers classic trips to places like Machu Picchu and the Egyptian pyramids, trips
Wildland Adventures might be described as a blue chip adventure travel company. They were taking people to remote places in the early 1980’s, a time when the concept of “adventure travel” was in its infancy. Founder Kurt Kutay continues to “keep it wild” today, with adventurous trips with a deeply
Interview by Everett Potter If you’re in New York City on July 28, consider crossing the bridge to Brooklyn to see the latest film premiere by Green Living Project.”The Best of Global Sustainability” highlights green projects in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and New Mexico. I spoke with Green Living Project founder
Interview by Everett Potter Long before the internet existed, before adventure travel and bespoke travel was the rage, there was Frontiers. It was a company that took well-heeled “sports” fishing and hunting around the world. Even if you weren’t much of a fly fishermen and had no interest in
Interview by Everett Potter The possibility of American travel to Cuba is once again in the news, so who better to turn to than Christopher P. Baker. An English travel writer and photographer who resides in the United States, Baker has established himself as a regional travel expert on Cuba.
By Everett Potter You might call The Tao of Travel (HMH, 2011) the perfect match – Paul Theroux, America’s foremost travel writer, chooses his favorite passages from the world’s best travel writers and issues them in a slim, highly readable tome. Theroux, of course, is more than a mere editor.
Interviewed by Everett Potter Tom Ohaus likes to fish. I’ve know this since we were in college together, and used to surf cast along the beaches of Cape Cod as dawn broke. We were in pursuit of bluefish and stripers and sometimes, I’d catch one. But for every one that
By Everett Potter In the late 1990’s, I traveled through Morocco with Butterfield & Robinson, the Canadian biking and walking company. On this trip, I met an engaging young guide named Greg Sacks. Shortly thereafter, I met another bright, adventurous B&R guide named Charlie Scott. After they spent years taking
Thirty years is a long time in any business, but an eternity in the world of adventure travel. Back in 1979, Peter Grubb founded ROW Adventures as a whitewater rafting company. But it soon expanded, with the addition of Peter’s wife and partner, Betsy Bowen, to Turkey and Greece and
What happens when you become injured or ill when you’re traveling abroad? Ideally, you have a policy from a company like On Call International, a leading provider of customized medical, security and travel assistance for international business and leisure travelers. On Call International’s has a multi-lingual team of Assistance Coordinators