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    Music of the forest in India

    Friday, March 6, 2015

    Forest! A word that creates excitement! A word that has the capability to generate immense thrill! Moreover, it is a word that defines silence. I have always tried to find a place where I can feel my pulses, my heartbeat. A place which will bring the courageous nature out of me. From the street of […]

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    USA TODAY: Barton G. in Los Angeles: Play with Your Food

    Thursday, March 5, 2015

    Barton G. in Los Angeles: Play with Your Food Bring your celebration here for incredible edible creations with top service and style By Lisa Niver Los Angeles Local ExpertFEBRUARY 4, 2015 Barton G. is fine dining joined with fun dining. After years of success on South Beach in Florida, the restaurant created by Barton G. Weiss is […]

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    “Brindisi,” Italy: Blood and Sacrifice Part 3

    Thursday, March 5, 2015

    Italy: Blood and Sacrifice Part 3 (Read Part I) How many of you have asked yourself if you could go back and do it all over again it would be different, it would be better. How could you be so dumb and make those mistakes? You would have achieved your life long dream, your happiness. […]

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    The Cost of Sanity: A Bottle of Sprite in Honduras

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    When our cruise ship docked at Roatan—a small island off the coast of Honduras—I naively assumed my five coworkers and I were about to put on our explorer hats, don our khakis proudly, and head out on an adventure full of slithering, poisonous snakes, hikes up serpentine trails to ancient ruins, and run-ins with shrewd […]

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    Hope in the Dust in Uganda

    Tuesday, March 3, 2015

    Orange Dust. That is all I could see through those dirt streaked windows of the small truck five of us were stuffed in. The thick, orange dust that hung over that anonymous African highway dimmed the light of the setting sun.  Our only company was the dark shadows of bodies and trucks moving down that […]

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    The Moorings Restaurant in Kenya

    Tuesday, March 3, 2015

      I had made up my mind not to visit eateries along the coastal region because of the lousy service provided in some of them. I assumed they were all the same until I visited The Moorings Restaurant at a friend’s request, and was bowled over by the level of service and quality of food. […]

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    Glacier National Park

    Monday, March 2, 2015

    The mountains stand as majestic sentinels over the land, and the mountain goats are everyday yard pets. Many Glacier Valley is filled with a series of deep, rich glacial lakes, and on one stands a giant brown hotel. Many Glacier Hotel, built in 1914, sits at the base of Mount Allen, hugging the shores of […]

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    Leagues of water in Venezuela

    Monday, March 2, 2015

          You cannot really tell how immense the sea is when you are looking at it from the beach, you know is huge, is right there in front of you, expanding for miles and you know that when you go to it you cannot just keep on walking inside it since eventually you […]

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    Salt Water and Fears in the USA

    Monday, March 2, 2015

    Salt Water and Fears in the USA Cole and I strolled down the side of the highway with our thumbs pointing out and our backpacks weighing us down. The salty air was caressing my face and the warm wind enveloped me, gently assuring me I was in the right place. The humidity was thick and […]

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    Ambitious Adventurer in Sierra Leone

    Sunday, March 1, 2015

    Your contemporary shoe fervently feels the comfort of the bumpy uneven street ground establishing an intimate connection that you hope will be everlasting. You are stood on top of the ground – a ground reflecting that of it’s people, a ground so sturdy it resembles its state, a ground so mighty it hints its experiences, […]

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Mar
6

Music of the forest in India

Forest! A word that creates excitement! A word that has the capability to generate immense thrill! Moreover, it is a word that defines silence. I have always tried to find a place where I can feel my pulses, my heartbeat. A place which will bring the courageous nature out of me. From the street of […]

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2015-01-30_54cbd5b627909_cruise3.jpg
Mar
4

The Cost of Sanity: A Bottle of Sprite in Honduras

When our cruise ship docked at Roatan—a small island off the coast of Honduras—I naively assumed my five coworkers and I were about to put on our explorer hats, don our khakis proudly, and head out on an adventure full of slithering, poisonous snakes, hikes up serpentine trails to ancient ruins, and run-ins with shrewd […]

Read More
2015-01-30_54cbd37270d50_dancing.jpg
Mar
3

Hope in the Dust in Uganda

Orange Dust. That is all I could see through those dirt streaked windows of the small truck five of us were stuffed in. The thick, orange dust that hung over that anonymous African highway dimmed the light of the setting sun.  Our only company was the dark shadows of bodies and trucks moving down that […]

Read More
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Mar
3

The Moorings Restaurant in Kenya

  I had made up my mind not to visit eateries along the coastal region because of the lousy service provided in some of them. I assumed they were all the same until I visited The Moorings Restaurant at a friend’s request, and was bowled over by the level of service and quality of food. […]

Read More
2015-01-28_54c9431a6cf50_allen.jpg
Mar
2

Glacier National Park

The mountains stand as majestic sentinels over the land, and the mountain goats are everyday yard pets. Many Glacier Valley is filled with a series of deep, rich glacial lakes, and on one stands a giant brown hotel. Many Glacier Hotel, built in 1914, sits at the base of Mount Allen, hugging the shores of […]

Read More
2015-01-29_54cabbb03eb99_Leaguesofwater.jpg
Mar
2

Leagues of water in Venezuela

      You cannot really tell how immense the sea is when you are looking at it from the beach, you know is huge, is right there in front of you, expanding for miles and you know that when you go to it you cannot just keep on walking inside it since eventually you […]

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Lisa Niver at Sofitel Dec 2014
Dec
30

Happy Nearly New Year: Dec News 2014

2014 has been a roller-coaster year for me. I was listed as a top Travel Tweeter for 2015, one of the Sexiest Female Travelers Alive 2014 and I came home from Asia alone. I joined and performed with one of 10-time world champion Cristian Oviedo’s salsa teams and was the host of an Orbitz special in […]

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laguna Cliffs Marriott
Dec
29

Laguna Cliffs Marriott: Exploring #MyDanaPoint

Laguna Cliffs Marriott: Exploring #MyDanaPoint I went to Dana Point for to experience IlluminOcean and celebrate the holidays in Dana Point with a mile stroll of Mingle & Jingle with literally thousands of lights sculpted into fantastic glowing sea-themed attractions. In this video we experience breakfast and a tour of Laguna Cliffs Marriott. The 1940s Ford […]

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Felix and Frosty Family St Regis Monarch Beach
Dec
27

St. Regis Monarch Beach: Luxury Staycation #MyDanaPoint

St. Regis Monarch Beach: Luxury Staycation  #MyDanaPoint I went to Dana Point for to experience IlluminOcean and celebrate the holidays in Dana Point with a mile stroll of Mingle & Jingle with literally thousands of lights sculpted into fantastic glowing sea-themed attractions. In this video we experience St. Regis Monarch Beach. I cannot wait to […]

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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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