We hate spam as much as you do, and will never sell, rent, or give away your email address.                                    

Wouldn’t you love to know how to travel smart, safer, and cheaper? This is the core idea of these travel classes taught by Dan & Shyla Bare, who have traveled to seventy-four countries on six continents. It’s the accumulation of their travel knowledge that is the basis for how to save money while traveling, while at the same time staying safe and traveling smarter.

Travel Smart Video Classes

Classes are taught in-person at local colleges in Portland and Seattle, as well as video classes where you can take them when and where you want.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

Latest Blogs
Sensational Spring DestinationsSensational Spring DestinationsSpring – a time when days stretch out and flowers burst forth. Internationally, it is a great time to travel. Many tourist sites in the Northern Hemisphere, that [...]
5 Secrets to Safe International Travel5 Secrets to Safe International TravelTourists can be targets. Why? Because we are distracted looking at all the amazing sites right in front of us. A little prevention can go a long way![...]
How to Travel Together, and NOT Kill Each OtherHow to Travel Together, and NOT Kill Each OtherNothing sounds quite so romantic as a trip together. At least, I thought that, until Dan and I headed off on our first trip around-the-world. We [...]
PDX MeetupsClick on the links below for more detail.

Apr 3 (Mon) 6pm • Monthly Social – All Things Travel • at Columbia River Brewing on NE Sandy & NE 40th Ave

Weekly Travel Tips Travel Tips delivered to your inbox!
Get our weekly newsletter packed with tips on how to travel smarter, safer, and cheaper.
Instructors work well together and have an excellent command of travel essentials. Class was interesting, fun, and informative.
— Bonnie, Portland, Feb 2016
Loved the organization and the enthusiasm. Thanks for the great handout. Even with a few long-term trips under my belt, I learned a lot.
- Jimena, Portland, June 2016