Wild Spirit Travelers
Travel on your terms and connect with real travelers that have been around the world.
Feeling the call of your Wild Spirit to travel?
Travel independently, on your terms.
Happy Faces of Happy Travelers
Whether in-person or virtually, this group is filled with enthusiastic travelers. Some have been around the world, others about to get their first passport stamp.
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"We care about each unique traveler. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you do not resonate with this group, simply let us know within 30 days, and we will refund your money. No hard feelings. We can still meet for a pint on a beach in Thailand."
Cheers, Dan & Shyla Bare
Meet The Travel Coaches
Dan and Shyla have been there, done that, and are packing for the next trip!
These Wild Spirit Travel Coaches believe that travel benefits individuals as well as the world; because when people explore other cultures, differences dissolve.
But travel can be daunting. So, these experienced travelers share the tips and tools they’ve used to get the most out of traveling the world. Their travel portfolio includes three around-the-world adventures. Shyla and Dan have been to 76 countries on six continents, plus have lived for over a year in Scotland, Thailand, Australia, and Mexico.
Shyla’s specialty is on trip research, solo travel, and safety. Her tips can be found in the bestselling Before You Go Abroad Handbook.
Dan’s specialty is traveling with technology. His Secrets to Using Technology Abroad course has helped hundreds of travelers get connected around the world while saving money.
Traveling with Technology Specialist
When Dan Bare set off on a year-long around the world trip, he had no idea it would last for 7 years. But it did. Throughout the journey, Dan, who had an IT career before the trip, managed to get connected.
Dan is now an International Travel Coach, with a specialty in Traveling with Technology. He created and teaches Secrets to Using Technology Abroad, which has helped hundreds get connected overseas without surprise charges.
Dan is also the co-author of the bestselling Before You Go Abroad Handbook. He is vegan, enjoys hiking, and likes all things tech.
If you have any questions about traveling with tech that you'd like to know before your next trip abroad, click the button for more information.
Shyla Esko Bare,
Shyla Esko Bare has been traveling internationally since she dropped out of college to backpack solo around Australia. She now teaches how-to travel classes at colleges and online.
Shyla is also a travel speaker and author. She is the co-author of the bestselling Before You Go Abroad Handbook. Her second book, Secrets to Solo Travel Abroad, will be published in 2022.
A former soccer player, Shyla now enjoys watching it. She also is a scrapbooker and enjoys learning about different cultures, religions, and ways of life around the world.
Have questions about planning a trip or traveling solo? Click the button for more information.
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Taught travel classes at four colleges and other venues
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