Los Angeles Meet, Plan, GO! 106 of us together!


Thank you to everyone (all 106 of you) who joined us for our Meet Plan Go event Tuesday Oct 18!

Some thoughts from those who attended:

It was inspiring and encouraging to hear the stories and meet other people who have a desire for world travel like I do.
I hadnever been to an event with so many interesting people that interacted witheach other.   There were no wallflowers.   They were allthere for a reason.  Thespeakers and the questions just flowed effortlessly.

Imet some really interesting people and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Congratulations also on receiving official recognition of the impact of yourefforts on the community.

Join us this THURSDAY at 5pm ….
November3 at 5pm PST:Join us for an online real time conversation on Spreecast with Richard Bangsfrom PBS: Adventure with a Purpose, our keynote speaker for the Oct 18event. You can ask questions and participate from your computer!  http://www.spreecast.com/events/wesaidgotravel-richardbangs

November29 : Travelwith Technology “My favorite Travel App”
7-9 pm, Happy Hour Pricing on Drinks and Appetizers at Century City’s X-Bar.Meet fellow travelers and the creators of both ShipMates and StudioMini! Cometo share you favorite app and learn what others are using on the road! PARKING:$8 with validation or 2 hours free at Century City Mall http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=261533087221643

It does take a village to create an event! Thank you to:


Dave’s Travel Corner, Hostelling International, India’s Oven, IntrepidTravel, Jewish Journal, Meet Plan Go, The Napa Valley Wine Project, Penn ClubLA, Visit LA4Locals, We Said Go Travel, Westside Today


Richard Bangs, Nicole Ben-Artzi, Susan Bernstein, Shane Cullen, JacobFrank, Doris Gallan, Jessica Gelson, Amy Gendel, Sarah Gottlieb, Jennifer Leo, DyanMcKie, Adam Morgenstern, Michael Morgenstern, Lisa Napoli, Lisa Nelson, FrankNiver, Judi Niver, Sherry Ott, Michelle Page, Michaela Potter,Spencer Quong, Kiera Reilly, Sham Sidheek, Amy Sommer Childress, Dave Thompson, Melissa Wu,Barbara Yorke

Thank you to Bill Rosendahl, City Councilmember and the City of Los Angeles for our Certificate of Appreciation for our leadership and community building in Los Angeles!

See our event photos by Spencer Quong:
He is an outdoors guide for Adventures in Florida adventuresinflorida.com  Find his blog:

More Event photos by Michelle Yam  on Facebook: Please tag yourselves!

Video coming soon!

Recent Articles:
Frankly Penn http://franklypenn.com/2011/10/26/penn-club-of-la-is-the-place-to-be/

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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.

3 responses to “Los Angeles Meet, Plan, GO! 106 of us together!

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