Speaker at Turkish Consulate: Niver’s News: May 2022


May News 2022 with Lisa Niver & We Said Go Travel:

Thank you to Gizem and her Turkish Coffee Lady Foundation for inviting me to be the keynote speaker at Premier of the “Turkish Coffee Tales of Anatolia” documentary at the Turkish Consul General’s Residence.

Cruise Ship Stories: Mexico on the Majestic Princess and the naming of the Discovery Princess

New articles:

Thanks PENN GAZETTE for sharing my alumni news!

Lisa Niver C’89 writes, “I loved being back on campus for Homecoming! I spoke at the RealArts@Penn program at Kelly Writers House to students who are aspiring writers; and I went to the football game with Heather Smay Fudala C’91 and Carl Law C’87. I am also happy to report that I won a third-place technology reporting award in the 2021 Southern California Journalism Awards for my piece in Thrive Global, ‘Is Talking Through Technology Making You More Human? with Rana el Kaliouby’ (tinyurl.com/LisaNiverThrive), and I sold my first article to WIRED, ‘8 Useful iPhone Tips for Ex-Android Users’ (tinyurl.com/LisaNiverWired).”

Thanks Harvard Westlake for sharing my alumni news:

LISA NIVER ’85 writes: “I won a Southern California Journalism Award for technology reporting and was a two-time finalist for the National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards. During COVID, I have been working on a memoir and my YouTube channel is now over 1.5 million views.  I hope my next update is that I have a book contract! Read my article about My Octopus Teacher in HuffPost Personal.

Since the Jewish Journal resumed print publication in Fall 2021, I have been in the Blog Bytes section eighteen times! Click here to see me in print in September 2021, October 2021, November 2021, December 2021 , January 2022, Feb 2022 AND April 2022!

I am working on videos from my May adventures in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin:


Here is the link to my video channel on YouTube where I have over 1.58 million views on YouTube! (Exact count: 1,588,000 views)

Thank you for your support! Are you one of my 3,530 subscribers? I hope you will join me and subscribe! For more We Said Go Travel articles, TV segments, videos and social media: CLICK HERE

Find me on social media with over 150,000 followers. Please follow  on TikTok: @LisaNiver, Twitter at @LisaNiver, Instagram @LisaNiver and on FacebookPinterestYouTube, and at LisaNiver.com.

Fortune Cookie SAID:

“A new adventure is at your fingertips.”
“A new love is waiting around the corner.”

Lisa Niver in the Sky Suite on Discovery Princess –Naming Ceremony Princess Cruises

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

We Said Go Travel