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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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PDX Travel Meetups

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Feb 25 (Tue) 6:00pm •
Talk Travel: Travel Trends for a New Decade
• at Sisters Gourmet Deli
on 4120 N Williams Ave, Portland

Mar 09 (Mon) 5:45pm •
Global Travel Social
• at The Old Spaghetti Factory, South Waterfront
on 0715 SW Bancroft Street, Portland

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Lots of useful information even for experienced traveler. You must attend it!
— Igor, Tualatin, October 2018
This is a very useful class, well worth cost / time. Discussion of various cellular carriers vs. foreign SIM cards was great + very useful.
— Gary C, Portland, February 2019