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Available on AmazonThe Before You Go Abroad Handbook: Over 127 Secret Tips & Tools for International Travel is frequently in the top 25 of Travel Tip books on Amazon. Available in paperback or e-book on Amazon. You may also find it at your local bookstore or library. Check it out, before you travel abroad.
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Want to know how to travel smarter, safer, and cheaper? Learn travel secrets from Shyla and Dan Bare, who traveled around-the-world for seven years. They have been to 75 countries, plus lived in Scotland, Australia, Thailand, and Mexico.

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Named International Travel Coaches of 2020, by LUX Life Magazine. Shyla and Dan share their travel know-how in numerous ways including travel classes at college, a best-selling travel tip book, the Before You Go Abroad Handbook, a travel tip video library called Travel Smart Strategies, and private travel coaching sessions so travelers can get their specific travel questions answered.

In addition, Dan and Shyla share their passion for travel through informative and inspirational travel presentations. Shyla and Dan have delighted audiences on four continents, giving talks that demystify the travel process while encouraging travel dreams.

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Presenters were knowledgeable and provided written info containing links. I gained more info than I expected. This class was worth my time to attend.
— Linda, Vancouver, March 2018
Technology abroad is a great class - a must before traveling.
— Pamela, Portland, June 2017