Grateful at Thanksgiving and Travel Writing Award: Nov News

 

November NewsGrateful at Thanksgiving and Travel Writing Award

The Fall Gratitude We Said Go Travel Writing Award is open and will close on Thanksgiving. The Fall 2016 theme is: Where did you find the spark to follow your dreams? I have been honored to publish nearly 2000 writers from 75 countries with the dozen writing competitions I have hosted on We Said Go Travel. I hope you will consider participating in this award or sharing it with someone who wants to tell their tale. Thank you for all the support over the years.

Nov We Said Go Travel News Lisas solo art showWhere did I go in November?

My Caribbean birthday adventures to Aruba, Cancun, Cuba and Bonaire ended Nov 5. The videos are in progress and will be ready soon.

I was happy to return to Los Angeles for my first solo Art show! Simply Ceramics now has its own Instagram account and Facebook page. I sold more than half of the 50 pieces in my show and will have more available soon. My art will also be included in the show at The Clayhouse in Santa Monica Dec 9-10.  Are you looking for handmade holiday gifts from incredibly talented artists? Join us for the December show!

I was invited to participate in a conference in Scottsdale, Arizona this month and it was another first for me! I have been saying yes to many new things for my 50 things before I am 50 project. I will keep you posted on what happens next!

Recent Articles that Lisa was in:
*Departures Magazine: Lisa is a Dive Expert

*AARP: Are you ready to disrupt aging?

*We Said Go Travel is #8 in the top 50 Journalism Narratives of 2016

November News Grateful at Thanksgiving
Thank you to my dive buddy, Aalia, who took this photo of me in Bonaire

For the 2016 Summer Travel Writing Award: Thank you to everyone who participated. The winners will not be announced until all the entries are live on the site. I expect to announce the winners in early 2017. Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2015 Gratitude Travel Writing Contest. Read the entries from our finalists and our winners! The 2016 Gratitude Travel Writing Award is currently open for entries!

As my fortune cookie said: “Small acts of kindness will be important for you this week.” AND “Prepare for an exciting trip to soon come your way.

Is your hard work is paying off? Grow your GRIT!  We Said GO Travel is really growing! Where can you find my 600+ travel videos? Here are links to my video channels on YouTube, Amazon Fire Tv, Amazon Short Video and Roku Player. I hope you enjoy my “This is What it is Like” Episodes! I now have nearly 900,000 video views!

Happy Holiday Season! Thank you for your support. Lisa

Discover more on my social media accounts:  InstagramFacebookTwitter, Pinterest, YouTube.

Newest Videos from Lisa and We Said Go Travel: My First Sailing from Galveston and on Carnival Cruises

 

 

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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