3 Ways to Fall in Love with Travel
Feb 14, 2017 / By Shyla Esko Bare I have always enjoyed international travel. From my first trip abroad, when I dropped out of University to travel in Australia. On that trip I faced challenges I never expected. And a few times I debated packing it in and flying home. But, the more I traveled, […]
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Top Travel Trends for 2018
Discover the travel trends of 2018 that impact international travelers.
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12 Top Destinations to See in 2018
The top destinations of 2018 are far-flung and fascinating. To make this list, a country had to not only be a great
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Top Ten Travel Tools for 2018
From the newly release book “Before You Go Abroad Handbook”, these…
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Travel Tip Video #24 – How to Survive the Holidays Overseas
Learn 5 travel smart strategies for surviving holidays abroad.
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Travel Tip Tuesday #23 – Check Your Batteries
From the Clear Lake Fire Lookout on Mt Hood, Wild Spirit Traveler Shyla explains…
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Top Ten Travel Tools from the Before You Go Abroad Handbook
There are over 127 tips & tools in the Before You Go Abroad Handbook. These are our pick for the Top Ten!
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Boo! How Halloween Is Celebrated Around the World
Around the world, Halloween is celebrated differently, if at all.
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Travel Tip Tuesday #22 Vaccinations when I travel?
Learn about free resources to determine which vaccinations you need when traveling.
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Travel Tip Tuesday #21 Don’t fry your smartphone
What you don’t know about voltage internationally – can hurt your electronics.
Read more...October 31, 2017

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Technology abroad is a great class - a must before traveling.
— Pamela, Portland, June 2017
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- Carol, Vancouver, February 2017