The Daily Miracle in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


I remember when stepping in a puddle became the greatest moment of my life. It was a Tuesday in March. I was shuffling down ‘Tourist Street’ back to my office in Ulaanbaatar after lunch, savouring the apple and custard flavour of a Luna Blanca fruit smoothie. I was just outside the museum which housed my […]

How 24 hours in Mongolia changed my entire life


The outskirts of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. An elongated, stout version of an early 90s style toyota mini-van stood courageously in front of me. Dark green in colour, and angry. This is no family vacation vehicle. It doesn’t know what the “school run” is. It has seen things that would make a lesser van turn and flee. […]

1000 Places to Fight: We Said Go Kiss!

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Thank you to Mike and Luci of 1000 Places to Fight Before You Die for interviewing us for their incredible travel website, where they earned 2013 “Best Couple Travel Blog!” We loved our intro: Meet George and Lisa of the couple travel blog: “We Said Go Travel.”  They are hands down, one of the deans […]

Huffington Post Travel: Traveling in Sin

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As seen on Huffington Post Travel: A Review of Traveling in Sin: I love reading travel books; memoirs are enjoyable and well-written accounts make me feel like I’m truly present in another part of the world. For this reason I was looking forward to reading Traveling In Sin, a memoir about an adventurous couple from the […]

Traveling in Sin is a Passionate, Enthusiastic, Real-life Travel Memoir!

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Thank you to Jonny Blair of Don’t Stop Living for the fantastic review of our memoir, Traveling in Sin. From his review: Both Lisa and George are members of the Traveler’s Century Club. That means they have both been to over 100 countries!! I’d say they’re travel experts and well versed to give you an […]

True Weight Loss Story: Diets in Review


Thank you to Dani Stone for her article about my True Weight Loss Journey in Diets in Review. Lisa Niver Rajna is a member of the prestigious Traveler’s Century Club, a unique group limited to travelers who have visited 100 or more countries. She enjoys trekking to new locales so much, she even co-authors a […]

In The Guardian: New Must-Do Experiences

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Thank you to Gemma Bowes from The Guardian Travel Section for including us in the article, “Backpacking: a guide to classic and new must-do experiences.” We Said Go Travel recommended: India: “Instead of Goa, Gokarna, further south, is the seaside region for quieter, lovelier sands, at Kudlee Beach, Om Beach, Half Moon Beach and Paradise […]

Mongolia: In Which We Ford a Flooded Gobi River


This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Susan Fox from America. Thanks for your entry Susan! In a country where 100km is a good day’s travel on the earth roads that serve most of Mongolia,  we had just learned from locals at Baruunbayan-Ulaan, a soum center where we […]

I Crash a Horse Race in Mongolia


This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Susan Fox from America. Thanks for your entry Susan! Our route now took us north, down out of the Khangai Mountains, where, for the last night of a two-week camping trip in the Mongolian countryside, we were going to pitch our […]

Mongolia: Camels and the Nomadic Dung Fire


This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Susan Fox from America. Thanks for your entry Susan! In July of 2010, on a two-week camping trip deep into the Mongolian countryside, we knew that our next destination, Orog Nuur, a remote Gobi lake once visited by Roy Chapman Andrews, […]