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The Next Business AdventureDan and Shyla are on a business adventure – expanding and growing their company. This new adventure involves teaching travelers how to go abroad via a library of travel tips. These will be accessible through Travel Advisors and Tour Operators.
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Still Available on AmazonThe Before You Go Abroad Handbook: Over 127 Secret Tips & Tools for International Travel is available on Amazon in paperback or e-book. It is the first in our Travel Smart Strategies book series. You may also find it at your local bookstore or library. Check it out, before you travel abroad.
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How Long-Term Travel Prepared Me for Quarantine at HomePublished: May 9, 2020How Long-Term Travel Prepared Me for Quarantine at HomeWhen Dan and I headed off on an around the world trip, we were a bit naïve to think it would be like any other vacation. But [...]
Talk Travel: Life Abroad During a PandemicPublished: May 2, 2020Talk Travel: Life Abroad During a PandemicWondering what life is like right now in other countries? Some of our members are expats abroad, while others were traveling when borders closed. They will share what [...]
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Want to know how to travel smarter, safer, and cheaper? You can, through our series of Travel Smart Strategies classes. Our classes, were created by Shyla & Dan Bare, who have traveled around-the-world for seven years. They have explored seventy-four countries on six continents. It is the accumulation of their travel knowledge that is the basis for the twenty different classes now available from Wild Spirit Travel. In the classes, they cover how to save money while traveling, safe travel strategies, and of course, how to have fun so you have the trip of your dreams!

Travel Smart Video Classes

Classes are taught in-person at local venues in the Pacific Northwest, including Portland Community College, Bellevue College, and Multnomah Athletic Club. If you can’t make it to a class don’t worry. They are also offered as video classes where you can take them when and where you want.

In addition to travel classes, Dan and Shyla share their passion for travel through informative and inspirational travel presentations. Their presentations convey enthusiasm, as they enthrall travel dreamers and seasoned travelers alike. Shyla and Dan have delighted audiences on three continents, giving talks that demystify the travel process while encouraging travel dreams. For more information, go to the services tab and choose public speaking.

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May 20 (Wed) 6:16pm •
Virtual Travel Pub Quiz
• Put on your thinking cap. Pour yourself a pint. Pretend your in a British Pub. And, participate in our Virtual Travel Pub Quiz!

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Before You Go class was great & so informative. Covered a lot of material.
— Kathy, Portland, October 2017
Great information on packing light and efficiently. Lots of great tips on things you would never think about on your own.
— Aaron, Portland, April 2018