Brave-ish Summer News Spectacular


June News 2023 with Lisa Niver & We Said Go Travel:

Thank you to Woman’s Day Magazine for highlighting my friendship with Carl Law for Best Friend’s Day!

🥁📚 Exciting news! 📰 Join me in a virtual drum roll as I unveil the cover for my upcoming book! 🎉🎉 It’s been an incredible journey ✈️, and I’m beyond grateful for your unwavering support. 💕💕 I am the author of “Brave-ish, One Break-up, Six Continents and Feeling Fearless After Fifty! PREORDER:  🎉🎉

Thank you to the Los Angeles Press Club! I was nominated for TWO Southern California Journalism Awards! Thanks to BJ Korros, The Hollywood Moment, for all his support for my book!

65th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 25: Journalist Lisa Niver (L) and entertainment reporter BJ Korros attend the 65th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards at the Biltmore Los Angeles on June 25, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

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THANK YOU to the PENN GAZETTE for sharing about 1989 travel panel & my adventures with Carl

Lisa Niver C’89, founder of, participated in a virtual alumni travel panel last fall, hosted by the Class of 1989, and organized by Julia Stone C’89 with the Penn Alumni 1989 team. Other panelists included Brad Handler C’89 W’89, executive chairman of Inspirato, and Cara Schneider Bongiorno C’89, founder of Philly History Pop Ups; and the panel was moderated by Romy Buchman Coquillette C’89. Among the attendees were Mike Karz C’89 W’89 and Kenneth Pickar Gr’66. Lisa writes, “I also had a 38-year friendship anniversary with Carl Law C’87. We met on my first day as a student at Penn. In other news, my book will be out in September, I’ve spoken at four Travel and Adventure Shows this year (Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, and New York), and I have started a new podcast called Make Your Own Map. You can find it on my website, at”

Thank you to Scott Jones from DiveNewsWire for sharing my podcast with Alex Fogg from Destin-Fort Walton Beach about the Lionfish Derby! I am honored to be part of this incredible publication that focuses on my passion of scuba diving!

THANK YOU for watching my podcast! It has now been seen and heard in 32 countries on 6 continents!

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New PODCAST episodes: Jeff Jenkins, host of Never Say Never, Dr. Richard Murphy on World Environment Day at Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Pauline Frommer of Frommer’s Travel Guides and Nina Ruggiero, digital editorial director of Travel and Leisure and co-founder of “Be A Travel Writer” course.

WATCH my podcast, “MAKE YOUR OWN MAP: Are YOU ready to be BRAVE?” on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, YouTube PodcastGoogle Podcasts, Audible, Anchor, PandoraiHeart Radio


Here is the link to my video channel on YouTube where I have NEARLY TWO MILLION views on YouTube! (now at: 1,890,000 views)

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My Podcast: “Make Your Own Map!”

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“Open the pages of a book, and behold a universe unfurled. Adventure, knowledge, and inspiration await your curious mind. Let the words transport you to realms unknown, where dreams come alive and stories unfold. Lose yourself in the magic of reading, for within these words, a world of wonders resides.”

BRAVE-ish, One Break-up, Six Continents and Feeling Fearless After Fifty

More soon about my stay at Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Puerto Rico

Lisa Ellen Niver

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.

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