Al Hirshen Comes of Age in The Catskills

As a young boy I would run home from school every day to turn on the TV and drink in whatever show or movie was playing. It turned out all my favorite performers were veterans of the Catskills, Borscht Belt comedians, mostly Eastern European Ashkenazi Jews, who cut their teeth in the Catskills at resorts … Continued

Lisa Niver Verified on Twitter Aug 13 2016 We Said Go Travel

August News: Verified, Vetted & #1

August News: Verified, Vetted & #1 on Klout Travel Writing I have been writing on Mondays about motivation, books and sharing all my worries. I wonder about We Said Go Travel and the We Said Go Travel Writing Award. This month I feel vindicated! I am on the right path. Twitter has verified my account with a … Continued

Central Park Pedicab Tours

The Best Four Ways to Tour Central Park

The Various Ways You Can Tour Central Park An iconic city park planned by notable landscape architect Fredrick Law Olmstead, Central Park is one of the most notable parks in the entire world. An incredible 2.5 miles long and 0.5 miles wide, the park takes up an area of 843 acres in one of the … Continued

A selfie of someone reading in a park

What do National Parks and Books have in common? #NPS100

Have you visited a national park lately? Did you read a book while you were there? The National Park Service (NPS) turned 100 years old yesterday! NPS oversees 412 national parks, monuments, battlefields, lakeshores, scenic rivers and trails, and even the White House, covering more than 84 million acres across the U.S. In 2015, more than … Continued

Enjoying My First Blogher Conference in Los Angeles

What is a Blogher conference all about? I write as a Sheknows Expert which is part of the Blogher family and I really was not sure what Blogher: Experts Among Us conference in Los Angeles would be. I decided to go after my friend, Melissa, called me and said, “How can you not go? It … Continued

Lisa Niver Harold Kushner Stephen Wise Temple Feb 2016

Forgiveness Is a Favor: Finding my Strength

I struggle with what I tell myself about myself. When I chose to leave Thailand in 2014 and eventually my marriage, I was challenged at first to believe I even made a choice. I felt like events were happening to me and I felt out of control. I felt like a victim. I was angry … Continued

Lisa Niver Luvvie Ajayi

Luvvie Ajayi says: It is time to Do-Better, I’m Judging You

When Luvvie Ajayi moves to America in the 5th grade from Nigeria, she is misunderstood. Many Americans think of Africa as one place and not 54 separate countries with different cultures and issues. I loved when she answered a question from another elementary school student and essentially said: “Yes, you are right I used to … Continued

Part 1: Grateful for our WSGT writers!

We are very lucky at WSGT to have talented individuals participate in our contests and most recently, the Travel Writing Award. To say thanks, we will be featuring five writers each week who are currently displaying the WSGT Travel Badge. Christianne Noelle de Vera “I hope to be able to translate some of my thoughts, … Continued

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