July News: Freedom and Videos at We Said Go Travel


July News:

Fireworks at H BowlHappy Summer! July has been a time to share stories of freedom in the We Said Go Travel Writing Award and my videos from 2016!

At the Conrad Miami,  I cooked with Chef Virgile Brandel and made drinks with Stephen Carter. Click here to see all my videos from the hotel, my tennis lesson, and cooking lessons.

From my Fathom cruise, see me hyperlapse hula-hooping!

I went to the Scuba show in Long Beach and stayed at the Hotel Maya: Click here to read about it and see my videos. Did you watch the videos from my stay at the Hyatt Regency in Bloomington near the Mall of America? I wrote about it here. And in case you missed my series from Carlsbad–click here for all the videos!

Air NZ interviewRecent Events with Lisa and We Said Go Travel:

I was invited to the premiere of the Air New Zealand Safety Video and was interviewed on the red carpet. I was invited to the premiere of The Points Guy TV called “One Night in Tokyo.” My interview with Brian Kelly is coming soon! I spent at day at Buzzfeed with Michelle Khare and Brec Bassinger and made my own Behind-the Scenes video! Click here to enjoy!

 The new 2016 Summer Travel Writing Award has been incredible. Thank you to everyone who participated. The entries are now being published. The winners will not be announced until all the entries are live on the site. Get ready for the next award starting September 11 with a theme of Gratitude.  There will continue to be a fee to enter the award and a form to apply for a need-based scholarship. Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2015 Gratitude Travel Writing Contest. Read the entries from our finalists and our winners!
As my fortune cookie said: “A ship in harbor is safe but that’s not why ships were built.” And 
“Aim for the sky, because even if you miss, you’ll be among the stars!”
Happy Summer! Thank you for your support. Lisa
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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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