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!
Read more...November 3, 2017
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.
Read more...October 31, 2017
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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— Jackie, Portland, April 2015
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