Press Kit for Dan & Shyla at Wild Spirit Travel

Press Releases

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Published Book3d book cover
Before You Go Abroad Handbook: Over 127 Secret Tips & Tools for International Travel
Available at
Paperback: 148 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1537322346
Paperback: $14.95
e-book: $5.99

Online Video Courses
  • International Travel Prep: Before You Go
  • Ireland for Travelers
  • SE Asia for Travelers: Essential Tips & Tools
  • Secrets to Using Technology Abroad
  • Women’s Travel Secrets Revealed

In-Person Courses taught at colleges and other venues
  • Australia for Travelers
  • Central America for Travelers
  • Essential Tools for Travelers 50+
  • Great Britain for Travelers
  • Highlights of Europe for Travelers
  • India for Travelers
  • International Travel Secrets Before You Go
  • Ireland for Travelers
  • Point & Shoot Travel Photography
  • SE Asia for Travelers
  • Secrets to International Travel on a Budget
  • Secrets to Solo Travel Abroad
  • Secrets to Using Technology Abroad
  • The Art of Packing
  • Top Travel Apps Every Traveler Should Download
  • Travel Smart for Travelers 50+
  • Travel Smarter, Safer, Cheaper (3 class series)
  • Western Europe for Travelers
  • Women’s Travel Secrets Revealed

Travel Speeches, Presentations, and Talks

    Seven minute sample talk
    on Sahara Desert
  • 5 Secrets to Safe & Memorable World Travel
  • Abandoned in the Sahara Desert: How we Survived & Thrived
  • From International Trip to Spiritual Journey
  • Pack Light & Travel Right
  • Secrets to Saving Money when Traveling
  • Top 5 Safe Travel Secrets
  • Top Travel Tools from the Before You Go Abroad Handbook
  • Travel 4 Good – Secrets to Greener Travel
  • Travel for Peace: Servas Holidays Abroad
  • Travel Trends for 2017 & Beyond

About Dan & Shyla
ShylaDan-PromoPhoto-TransparentBackground (Medium)Before traveling around the world, Dan Bare racked up frequent-flyer points working as a computer consultant across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Thus far, he has visited seventy-four countries and forty-seven states. Dan has a master diploma of business from Central Queensland University in Australia.

In her teens, Shyla Esko Bare set a goal of visiting over one hundred countries. Her first solo international trip was at twenty-one when she backpacked across Australia. Shyla has been to seventy-three countries and counting. She has a bachelor of arts in business from the University of Washington and a master of business administration from Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland.

Together, they have lived in Scotland, Australia, Thailand, and Mexico and have traveled around the world, visiting countries on six continents. Dan and Shyla are global citizens who currently reside near Portland, Oregon, when they are not traversing the globe. They are founders of Wild Spirit Travel and producers of the Travel Smart Strategies series of books, classes, and YouTube travel tips. Dan and Shyla are also keynote travel presenters who have delighted audiences on three continents.

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Questions about your trip, or a travel tip?
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We have an active facebook group called Wild Spirit Travelers that travelers like you ask and answer questions for destinations around the world.
PDX Travel MeetupsClick on the links below for more details.
Oct 22 (Tue) 6:00pm • Talk Travel – Voluntourism • at Max’s Fanno Creek Pub in Tigard on 12562 SW Main St, Tigard
Nov 04 (Mon) 6pm • Global Travel Social • at Rogue Eastside Pub on SE Belmont & SE 9th Ave
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Very comprehensive. Important to attend the Great Britain class prior to doing personal research because the Bares tell you what websites for best info.
— Joan, Portland, May 2017
Great class w/no-nonsense tips!
- Matt, Portland, January 2017