FALL 2014 GRATITUDE TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST, $650 USD to be Won!!

Grateful News: Writing Contest, Articles and Thanksgiving!

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NOVEMBER NEWS from WSGT: HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I am grateful for your support for me and We Said Go Travel! Thank you! WRITING CONTEST:  The Fall 2014 Gratitude Travel Writing Contest is open. Free entry and cash prizes. Share your story of how you are a hero!  The theme for the Fall 2014 contest is “Gratitude: A Place That Inspires You to […]

Bermuda Day 4: Rosedon Hotel Afternoon Tea, Gombey dancing, golfing and Romantic Sunsets #RBQuests

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Bermuda Day 4: Rosedon Hotel Afternoon Tea, Gombey dancing, golfing and Romantic Sunsets at Tucker’s Point #RBQuests Thank you to the entire#RBQuests Orbitz Team! Especially Richard Bangs, Didrik Johnck, Ashley Moradipour, and Nhuri Bashir  of Burnt House Productions. Video Day 4: Bermuda: Afternoon Tea, Gombey dancing, golfing and Romantic Sunsets #RBQuests  Happy hugs from @FairmontSouthampton #RBQuests […]

Bermuda Day 3 #RBQuests: Drones, Cliff Jumping & Spa Baths

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Bermuda Day 3 #RBQuests: Drones, Cliff Jumping & Spa Baths was AMAZING! Thank you to the entire#RBQuests Orbitz Team! Especially Richard Bangs, Didrik Johnck, Nhuri Bashir and Andrew Kilpatrick of Burnt House Productions. VIDEO DAY ONE: Adventures in Bermuda: Arrival from Los Angeles and Day One at Elbow Beach VIDEO DAY TWO: Bermuda Day Two: Shopping, […]

Bermuda Day Two: Shopping, Scooters & Swizzle #RBQuests

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Bermuda Day Two was beyond my expectations! Thank you to the entire #RBQuests Orbitz Team! Especially Richard Bangs, Didrik Johnck, Ashley Moradipour, Rachel Sawden, Nhuri Bashir November 3, 2104 included: Dockyard Craft Market, Bonefish, Alexandra Mosher Designs, The English Sport Shop, Queen Street, David Rose Jewelry and the Swizzle Inn. Good Morning @ElbowBeach! Sunrise #hooping […]

Los Angeles to Bermuda: Day One #RBQuests

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Los Angeles to Bermuda: Day One #RBQuests November 2, 2014 Thank you to Richard Bangs, Didrik Johnck and Orbitz for inviting me on this adventure in Bermuda! See our videos from Puerto Rico.       Leaving Los Angeles For #Bermuda! #RBQuests begins again A photo posted by Lisa Niver (@wesaidgotravel) on Nov 11, 2014 at 8:18pm […]

A walk to Lot’s Wife Ponds in the Atlantic Ocean.

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A walk to Lot’s Wife Ponds The looming parasitic volcanoes of Lot and Lot’s Wife dominate the views. These natural monuments tower out of Sandy Bay National Park on St Helena Island. St Helena was forged out of the igneous factories of the mid-Atlantic ridge some 14 million years ago. Since that time it has […]

Adventure time in Iceland.

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I remember seeing a doco as a kid on the Aurora Borealis. I was mesmerised by the dancing rainbow of colours moving across the sky. ‘One day I’ll go there, I’ll see the Northern Lights,’ I told myself. Twenty-five years later I arrive in Iceland in the dark of night. On the ride from the […]

Snorkeling with Vikings in Iceland

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The van from Reykjavik barrels through countryside best described as English moors meet the moon. Mossy volcanic rocks jut from the ground at one bend, yet around the next turn lie rolling green hills and snow-capped peaks. The sun is only just inching above the horizon, even though it’s past 10 a.m. So far I’ve […]

To Iceland, with Respect

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And I have something to expiate; A pettiness. (D.H. Lawrence: Snake) Often what we regret is being small-minded – trying to show the other person that we are right, better or best. That simply doesn’t work in Iceland provided you look up from your own path at what is all around you. Iceland is one […]

Arctic: Moving Mysteriously in the North West Passage

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The Northwest Passage is located in the High Arctic that which spans across the entire North American Continent from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean. The passage itself comprises of an intricate string of water channels that are mostly frozen solid allowing only the largest icebreakers possible access. However, during the brief Summer, the ice […]