About Us

Welcome to We Said Go Travel! I am glad to meet you!

Lisa Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 102 countries on six continents. This University of Pennsylvania graduate sailed across the seas for seven years with Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, and Renaissance Cruises and spent three years backpacking across Asia. Discover her articles in publications from AARP: The Magazine and AAA Explorer to WIRED and Wharton Magazine, as well as her site WeSaidGoTravel.

On her award nominated global podcast, Make Your Own Map, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors, and as a journalist has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded three Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards and been a finalist twenty-two times.

Named a #3 travel influencer for 2023, Niver talks travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, her YouTube channel with over 2 million views, and in her memoir, Brave-ish, One Breakup, Six Continents and Feeling Fearless After Fifty.

Meet Our Founder: Lisa Ellen Niver

Links for all of Lisa’s articles, videos, TV segments and social media: CLICK HERE

Read about Lisa Niver in Business Insider and watch her on KTLA TV YouTube with over one million views and on her segments for The Jet Set TV!

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Meet Lisa

Where to Wander? Watch Lisa Niver on KTLA 5

Jet Set TV Interview

Business Insider Interview Article

After quitting her job as a teacher, this woman traveled to 95 countries and turned traveling into a career


Lisa Niver is represented by Chip MacGregor of MacGregor Literary, Inc. 

Media & Press

Literary agent: Chip MacGregor
Download Brave-ish media kit here
Media and Press
Author photo by Judith Gigliotti
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