WSGT 2015 Gratitude Writing Contest Winners

WSGT 2015 Gratitude Writing Contest Winners

It’s what you’ve all been waiting for: the day we find out which talented writers are the winners of the most recent WSGT Gratitude Travel Writing Contest! This is the last of WSGT’s contests as in their place, we are welcoming in the brand-new Independence Travel Writing Award. With $1000 in cash prizes to be won, this is an opportunity you … Continued

WSGT 2015 Gratitude Contest Finalists!

WSGT recently launched its new Independence Travel Writing Award with $1000USD in prizes and two new judges. Contestants are telling their stories of finding independence both abroad and close to home; share your own to win! After so many inspiring entries in our final Gratitude Travel Writing Contest, our judges Richard and Annelise have narrowed it down to the top ten … Continued

#SPGAmex New Orleans: Part 3 What to eat!

From Jambalaya to Beignets, New Orleans is the place to be when hunger hits! There is a long history of food, influenced by the place’s people and culture; you’ll find French and Spanish flavors mingling with Cajun and Creole. Brunch at LMNO Le Meridien Start your morning right at LMNO with New Orleans-inspired Signature Breakfast entrees such as … Continued

#SPGAmex New Orleans: Part 2 Where to stay

If you’re thinking about a trip to the Big Easy, you’ll need a place to stay! Be close to the action but comfortably at home in these fine New Orleans Starwood hotels. Le Meridien Hotel New Orleans Just steps away from New Orleans’ French Quarter is the all new Le Meridien; this hotel underwent a $29 million … Continued

New Orleans with #SPGAmex: Part 1 What to do

Have a few days to spare in New Orleans? You’ll want to make the most of them, especially with a Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express! Here’s what you can do:     Dance at Coyote Ugly Don’t miss your chance to visit this iconic locale with bartop dancing and great music. You can get … Continued

We Are All Made of Stars: Where do you shine the brightest?

In honor of WSGT’s new Independence Writing Award, we will be giving away one copy of Rowan Coleman’s book “We Are All Made of Stars” which takes us on a journey love, life and looking up.  This is a book filled with inspiration from cover to cover; choose a quote which resonates with you and tell us … Continued

May 27th What’s Out There? Contests from @NowhereMag @IMustBeOff and more!

As another week comes and goes, let’s take a look at some of the exciting writing contests, events and opportunities out there! WSGT’s new Travel Writing Award July 4, 2016 There’s still time to enter WSGT’s Independence Writing Award! It’s been shared via Johnny Jet’s Contest Round-up, USA Today’s Best Current Travel Contests, and through institutions like the … Continued

May 20th: Writing opportunities from Hourglass, Writer’s Digest and more!

As another week comes and goes, let’s take a look at some of the exciting writing contests, events and opportunities out there! WSGT’s new Travel Writing Award July 4, 2016 We’ve been busy promo’ing our new Independence Writing Award! It’s been shared via Johnny Jet’s Contest Round-up, USA Today’s Best Current Travel Contests, and through institutions like the … Continued

An interview with Christine Gilbert @cb_gilbert: Author of Mother Tongue

In honor of the new WSGT Independence Writing Award, we will be interviewing Christine Gilbert, the recent author of Mother Tongue: My Family’s Globe-trotting Quest to Dream in Mandarin, Laugh in Arabic and Sing in Spanish. This journey began after Christine’s Grandfather passed away from severe dementia; she was determined to discover the link between bilingualism … Continued

Finding Freedom For Passover in Los Angeles

The original version of this article “A journey to freedom over three Passovers” was originally published in Jewish Journal. Please share your story of finding freedom in our We Said Go Travel Award. “Merriam-Webster defines brave as ‘having or showing courage.’ Courage as ‘mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.’ I have come … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel