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    Bright Lights, Big City in the USA

    Friday, January 30, 2015

    I have always been interested in both film and music and the way the creative process works for both, but was unable to choose which brought more passion to my life.  It wasn’t until I started back at college, this past year, to complete my degree, that things started to turn around.  It has taken […]

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    Moonplay in Egypt

    Friday, January 30, 2015

      Moonplay in Egypt We were lounging in a felucca on the Nile River, ripples of eternal water lapping at the sides of this sailboat of ancient design. We were waiting, and some were getting tired of waiting. The tour guide—young, handsome, and rather sexy—and another member of the tour group—also young, attractive, and rather […]

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    A Celebration in Pebble Beach

    Thursday, January 29, 2015

    The bright green, perfectly manicured grass illuminates the giant pink and white rose petal heart, and a guitarist strumming a Beatles Love Song amplifies the cheesiness of the situation to everyone within earshot. I stand, dizzy with anticipation and sweating despite it being a comfortable 65 degrees, on the deck overlooking the 18th tee of […]

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    Barbados Holidays

    Thursday, January 29, 2015

    Does sipping on a cool cocktail on a nearly deserted, pure white sand beach with a turquoise blue ocean in front of you sound like a bucket list item?  If so, a Barbados Holiday is a great item to scratch off of your to-do-list.  Located just east of the Windward Islands in the Caribbean Sea, […]

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    USA: Reflection Return

    Thursday, January 29, 2015

    Finding one spot where I’m filled with gratitude is incredibly hard. I’ve moved a lot, slept under various skies, eaten many different kitchens, and said “good morning!” in a few languages.  I’ve returned to places I had initially felt good, but found the scenery had changed. I’ve visited friends who at one time ignited a […]

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    Be Brave & Lisa on Nasdaq: Jan News WSGT

    Thursday, January 29, 2015

    We Said Go Travel Newsletter 59: Jan. 27, 2014 Happy 2015! I hope your January has been filled with progress on your resolutions. My trip to Bermuda as a travel host for Orbitz and White Nile Media was picked up by Nasdaq.  I like this part: “Orbitz Originals: Bermuda – Proper Fun a seven-part online video series […]

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    Nigeria: My school My tale

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    My admission to a State University made me a somewhat traveler. From my house to School was a two hours journey which I do almost every week. My admission was a thing of joy. Running out from the computer village where I checked my result and straight to our house, in high spirits, my heart […]

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    Iao Valley, USA

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    Iao Valley The chilled stream, which traverses through peaceful botanical gardens in the depths of Iao Valley, once turned a vibrant crimson from the bleeding bodies of fallen soldiers. In 1790 Kamehameha I, in an attempt to unite the Hawaiian Islands, battled Kalanikupule, leader of Maui and Maui’s army. Maui’s army, equipped only with spears […]

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    Malta: Dreaming of a Holiday?

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    Does your New Year’s Resolution include travel? I want to go to the Corinthia Hotel St Georges Bay Malta and have dinner outside. This picture is practically making me drool! I have never been to Malta and I think I just might book by Feb 27, 2015  and stay at this luxury hotel for 50% off! I […]

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    Grateful for the Tides in Bermuda

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    Grateful for the Tides As a child I spent much of my time in the summer splashing about in the shallows of Flatt’s Inlet in my sub-tropical island home of Bermuda.  On summer afternoons my parents would sit on the grass in the shade of swaying palm trees as my brother and I would seek […]

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Jan
30

Bright Lights, Big City in the USA

I have always been interested in both film and music and the way the creative process works for both, but was unable to choose which brought more passion to my life.  It wasn’t until I started back at college, this past year, to complete my degree, that things started to turn around.  It has taken […]

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Jan
29

A Celebration in Pebble Beach

The bright green, perfectly manicured grass illuminates the giant pink and white rose petal heart, and a guitarist strumming a Beatles Love Song amplifies the cheesiness of the situation to everyone within earshot. I stand, dizzy with anticipation and sweating despite it being a comfortable 65 degrees, on the deck overlooking the 18th tee of […]

Read More
2014-12-01_547beb539b60c_IMG_8478_2.jpg
Jan
29

USA: Reflection Return

Finding one spot where I’m filled with gratitude is incredibly hard. I’ve moved a lot, slept under various skies, eaten many different kitchens, and said “good morning!” in a few languages.  I’ve returned to places I had initially felt good, but found the scenery had changed. I’ve visited friends who at one time ignited a […]

Read More
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Jan
28

Nigeria: My school My tale

My admission to a State University made me a somewhat traveler. From my house to School was a two hours journey which I do almost every week. My admission was a thing of joy. Running out from the computer village where I checked my result and straight to our house, in high spirits, my heart […]

Read More
2014-11-28_5477f07e64a30_IaoValley.jpg
Jan
28

Iao Valley, USA

Iao Valley The chilled stream, which traverses through peaceful botanical gardens in the depths of Iao Valley, once turned a vibrant crimson from the bleeding bodies of fallen soldiers. In 1790 Kamehameha I, in an attempt to unite the Hawaiian Islands, battled Kalanikupule, leader of Maui and Maui’s army. Maui’s army, equipped only with spears […]

Read More
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Jan
27

Grateful for the Tides in Bermuda

Grateful for the Tides As a child I spent much of my time in the summer splashing about in the shallows of Flatt’s Inlet in my sub-tropical island home of Bermuda.  On summer afternoons my parents would sit on the grass in the shade of swaying palm trees as my brother and I would seek […]

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They Said

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Dec
26

Costa Rica – The Sharing of a Dream

Our last few days in Costa Rica were spent at a wonderful place. It was not a resort next to the beach; it was nowhere near civilization. As a matter of fact, we did not even have electricity for most of our time there. However, of our entire stay in Costa Rica, Jose’s farm, a […]

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Dec
26

A Perfect Staycation: #MyDanaPoint

Start your Staycation in Dana Point with lunch at Coffee Importers and a Dolphin and Whale watching Safari with Captain Dave A pod of 40-50 bottlenose #dolphins #MyDanaPoint with Captain Dave dolphin and whale safaris! #Amazing and excellent adventure A photo posted by Lisa Niver (@wesaidgotravel) on Dec 12, 2014 at 4:23pm PST Why Capt. […]

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Dec
25

Costa Rica – Pura Vida en Monteverde

  To those who have visited,Costa Rica embodies the idea of a simple lifestyle and easy living, or as the locals say, Pura Vida. But for me, the true spirit of Costa Rica was not found at its sandy beaches, but up high in its mountains and cloud forests. Away from the crowds, removed from […]

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Dec
25

#MyDanaPoint: Dine at Raya, The Ritz Carlton Laguna Nigel

#MyDanaPoint: Dine at Raya, The Ritz Carlton Laguna Nigel I loved my dining experience at Raya and then exploring the mile of Holiday Lights at IlluminOcean! Rays @ritzcarlton #RCLagunaNigel Raya Romaine with poblano mint dressing and grilled avocado & Duck Carniyas Huarache with mole verde fall/winter menu by Richard Sandoval #MyDanaPoint A photo posted by […]

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We Said

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Dec
10

Dine at Freds at Barneys New York in Beverly Hills

Dine at Fred’s at Barneys New York in Beverly Hills which opened in October 2014. Executive Chef Mark Strausman designed all the Fred’s menus for their New York City and Chicago locations. As he said,  “I always wanted to be a chef at a place that people regularly visit, rather than one they only go to for […]

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Dec
3

Videos: #LBBC We Can Survive Concert 2014

My videos from the STAR-STUDDED “WE CAN SURVIVE” 2014 CONCERT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL TO BENEFIT LIVING BEYOND BREAST CANCER OCTOBER 24. 2014 #WCS: Taylor Swift, Pharrell Williams, Iggy Azalea, Alicia Keys, Sia, Paramore and Lady Antebellum and Gwen Stefani to Headline   VIDEO: 2014 We Can Survive Concert 2014 #WCS Part 1 VIDEO: We […]

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Nov
30

USA Today: Salsa Dancing in Los Angeles

USA Today: Salsa Dancing in Los Angeles Los Angeles is home to making movies, international cuisine and top salsa spots! Are you ready to dance the night away but not sure you can StepUp to the moves? Cristian Oviedo, who teaches in Los Angeles Monday through Thursday, has twelve international dance championship titles and is […]

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Nov
29

Sprint’s newest Samsung Galaxy Tab S: Thumbs Up!

The new Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab S in gold is a great lightweight option for those who want incredible graphics and Samsung’s newest options. I spoke with Chayse who is a technology expert on what kids want and need for the holiday season. He showed me several options that I had not seen before that […]

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