Inspired by over 500 writers!


winter 2014 mapFrom our Latest News: Inspired by OVER 500 Writers!

Ever wonder how big is the World Wide Web? According to Internet Live Stats there are 844, 075, 445 websites and the number is going up every second! We are fast approaching ONE BILLION websites online.

At WeSaidGoTravel, we are proud that Global Alexa ranks us in the top 70,000 of the millions on line! We have been re-ranked in the Top 100 Travel blogs and have moved up again to #69. We thank you for your support in helping our site grow.

Our first Inspiration Travel Writing Contest had sixty participants in February 2013. And our fourth Travel Writing Contest ended on February 14, 2014 with over a 700% increase with 505 people from 55 countries. In our four contests, we have had 1043 people from 74 countries participate! 

Thanks so much for being part of the sharing of stories from every continent! We may have a travel video contest next month and in May we will start another writing contest on the theme of Independence. Please read our inspiring entries, as we will be publishing more each day! Winners will be announced in April after all the entries are live on the site.

white templeView our latest video from Le Meridien Chiang Mai. More soon from the Mantrini in Chiang Rai. Thank you to!

Recent Articles: We Said Go Travel in “Eight Travel Stories That Will Rekindle your Romance for Life,” George on Johnny Jet about the Armenian St Heritage Hotel in Penang, Malaysia and Lisa in the Huffington Post about the new book by UCLA doctors called Love Me Slender and together on the Jewish Journal about our event in Hawaii.

We appreciate all of you who read our newsletters, articles, website and BOOK! Thank you to everyone for your support of our journey and all our writing. Connect with us on  Facebook,  Google+InstagramLinkedInPinterest,  SlideShare,  Twitter, and YouTube.

Lisa and George (Click here to sign up for this newsletter. )

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.

One response to “Inspired by over 500 writers!

  1. Hi George and Lisa,

    Many congratulations on moving up to number 69! Great momentum and recognition for all your efforts.

    Also wow on the number of article submissions. >500 is a crazily great number and a lot to read! Hope you can get through it all.

    Best wishes and safe travels.

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