Ready for a Risk? IndependenceTravel Writing Contest is OPEN!

 

Lisa and Barb LOVEFROM JUNE NEWS:

Thank you to our winners and all the participants in theInspiration Travel Writing ContestEnjoy all the entries. Thank you for reading, commenting and being in our community! I hope you will be inspired to join in our Summer 2014 Independence Writing Contest!

BE BRAVE! TAKE A RISK!

Share a story in our Independence Travel Writing Contest!

We are looking for an article about your act of freedom-a place you chose or that allows you to feel free. Be inspired by Sara Barielles’ song, Brave, and share “What you want to say.” We want to “See you Be Brave…and start speaking up!” Where are you most able to be your true self? In Nellie Bennett’s Only in Spain, she watches a flamenco dancer and shares wanting “to attack my life with that passion, to live with her joy and her devotion to her art… I’d wanted to feel and smell and taste life, and live like that dancer on the stage in Seville, risking that triple turn, never sure she wouldn’t spin right off the stage.” Your place of freedom might be far across the globe or in your own backyard.

Please enjoy all the videos from my trip to Puerto Rico with Richard Bangs and Orbitz! I made a special playlist to host them all. Click here.

I wrote about our journey for Frankly Penn, the alumni blog of the University of Pennsylvania: Filming in Puerto Rico. I recently wrote about being at my 25th college reunion! Living an “As Is” Life in a World that Wants “So Perfect!” Thank you to my roommates, Joyce and Barb, for all our amazing times years ago and then together again on campus!

Barb and I were honored to walk in graduation! Video and article about hearing John Legend (class 1999) speak will be coming soon! We spent the morning between the Penn Parade and wearing graduation robes at the Philadelphia Art Museum with Living Beyond Breast Cancer for YOGA ON THE STEPS with 1500 friends!

LATEST NEWS: We Said Go Travel on YouTube just went over 220,000 views! Follow or subscribe to the channel to know when each new video is posted. Thank you for every click, comment and story you have shared! I really appreciate it!

Thank you for your support. Connect on  Facebook,  Google+,InstagramLinkedInPinterest,  SlideShare,  Twitter, and YouTube.

Thanks again! Lisa (Click here to sign up for this newsletter. )

WSGT YouTube channel is now over 220,000 views!
Enjoy!!

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a television host, travel journalist as well as a passionate artist, educator and writer who has explored 101 countries, 6 continents and sailed on cruise ships for seven years on the high seas and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which was read in 212 countries in 2018 and named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blog and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with nearly one million views on her YouTube channel. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on both Twitter and Facebook, has over 150,000 followers across social media and ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. She has been a finalist for six Southern California Journalism Awards in the past three years and won an award for her Jewish Journal article. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and challenges. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip. http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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