George and Lisa in the News!

 

Hello Fellow Travelers!

Thank you to everyone for supporting us and for coming to our travel events inLos Angeles! We appreciate all who tweeted about our events, shared an email,found us and even SHOWED up to one of our events! Thank you for creating acommunity! We loved having over 65 people show up at Traveler’s Bookcase onTuesday to hear Rachel Friedman read from TheGood Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost.
Our nextevent, Oct 18 isthe National Meet Plan Go event! There will be programs in 17 cities on thesame night. We have five superb speakers and included in your ticket price is anincredible Indian Buffet dinner, all for only $15. Get your tickets now before we sell out! More info about thespeakers at this link:  http://meetplango.com/national-event/2011-los-angeles-event/

If you would like to get involved and help on Oct 18 or with a futureevent, (picking a location, finding a speaker, if you would like to be or finda sponsor for our group), please email me! Feel free to share this email withfriends and travelers to help grow our group. We would love for you to”like” our facebookfan page, We Said Go Travel, or join our meet-up group: We Said Go Travel Los Angelesso you won’t miss any news from us as we rarely send an email!

We do posthere on our blog, www.wesaidgotravel.net,every Sunday. If you want the latest from us, add your email address to the topright corner of our blog and don’t forget to open and validate the email fromFeedburner so that you get to see our latest posts, videos and songs everySunday. You can also find us ontwitter and Linkedin

Question for the LACrowd: Would you bemore likely to come to an event on a Tuesday night? Saturday night? Sundayafternoon? Do you prefer to come to an event with a speaker? Let us know! Wouldyou want to go on a trip with us?

Videos from past events:Our June Travel Happy Hour and Morocco Talk are on our YouTube channel! Feelfree to subscribe so you can see our newest videos of Samoa and Tonga. We willbe loading the video of Rachel speaking soon!


Photos from our event Tuesday withRachel Friedman:
Please tag yourself!
We hope to see you Oct18!
Lisa and George
Get involved: Buythe book EndMalaria. The essays are all top notch and your money is going to a greatcause….ending Malaria by 2015.
On the Radio:Lisa is featured in the second hour of TogetherAgain about speed dating! Show aired September 8, 2011.
New Series:George will be writing a series of articles about Tonga to be featured at theclymb.com. Make sure you follow our blog aswe should have a link for you worth $10 which will post on our blog this month!
In the news:Lisa in Bootsnallarticle! Written by Adam Seper, all about the benefits of a career break.

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of the website WeSaidGoTravel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. With more than 150,000 followers across social media, she has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and listed on IMDb, and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. You can find Lisa Niver talking travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, Satellite Media Tours, The Jet Set TV and Orbitz travel webisodes as well as her YouTube channel, where her WeSaidGoTravel videos have over 1.5 million views. After three months on TikTok, Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels and YouTube Shorts, she had over 500,000 (1/2 million) views. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors and been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She has been a judge for the Gracie Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media, and has run 15 travel competitions on her website, publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. 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.   Niver has published more than 2000 articles, in more than three dozen magazines and journals including National Geographic, Wired, Teen Vogue, HuffPost Personal, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, AAA Explorer Magazine, American Airways, Delta Sky, enRoute (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, BuzzFeed, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, USA Today, TODAY, Wharton Magazine, and Yahoo. Awards National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards 2021 Winner: Book Critic: Ms. Magazine “Untamed: Brave Means Living From the Inside Out” 2019 Winner: Soft News Feature for Film/TV: KTLA TV “Oscars Countdown to Gold with Lisa Niver” 2019 Finalist for: Soft News, Business/Music/Tech/Art Southern California Journalism Awards 2021 Winner: Technology Reporting 2021 Finalist: Book Criticism 2020 Winner: Print Magazine Feature: Hemispheres Magazine, “Painter by the Numbers, Rembrandt” 2020 Finalist: Online Journalist of the Year, Activism Journalism, Educational Reporting, Broadcast Lifestyle Feature 2019 Finalist: Broadcast Television Lifestyle Segment for “Ogden Ski Getaway” 2018 Finalist: Science/Technology Reporting, Travel Reporting, Personality Profile 2017 Winner: Print Column “A Journey to Freedom over Three Passovers”

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