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 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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