Desert Daze 2016: Live Music in Joshua Tree

Desert Daze 2016: Live Music in Joshua Tree

A three-day weekend spent in California’s high desert at a music festival left eardrums happily ruined. As a burning super moon crept above the hills of Southern California’s high desert, it cast into relief the silhouettes of thousands of people and Joshua Trees dancing in unison to the beat of Desert Daze music festival. Together … Continued

Part 5: Thank you to WSGT contest participants!

We are very lucky at WSGT to have talented participants in our contests and most recently, the Travel Writing Award. To say thanks, we will be featuring contributing writers each week who are currently displaying the WSGT Travel Badge. Our next Gratitude Travel Writing Award opened on September 11, 2016. We hope you will share your story! … Continued

Sharing Freedom: #YouAreABadass

It is hard for me to do the things I need to do. I waiver. I worry. I get frustrated and I complain. I think that this website will never grow. I think no one will enter the travel writing award. I wonder if it is worth it to spend so much time and energy. … Continued

WSGT 2015 Gratitude Contest Finalists!

WSGT recently launched its new Independence Travel Writing Award with $1000USD in prizes and two new judges. Contestants are telling their stories of finding independence both abroad and close to home; share your own to win! After so many inspiring entries in our final Gratitude Travel Writing Contest, our judges Richard and Annelise have narrowed it down to the top ten … Continued

We Are All Made of Stars: Where do you shine the brightest?

In honor of WSGT’s new Independence Writing Award, we will be giving away one copy of Rowan Coleman’s book “We Are All Made of Stars” which takes us on a journey love, life and looking up.  This is a book filled with inspiration from cover to cover; choose a quote which resonates with you and tell us … Continued

Inspiring Women: Lisa Niver interviewed by Livingly

The original version of this article “How To Turn a Life Rut into a Major Life Change, From Someone Who’s Been There” was first published on Livingly. Everyone gets into a rut at some point, what differs is the method we use to get out of it. Lisa was recently interviewed by Kimia Madani about her journey … Continued

WINNERS: Independence Travel Writing Contest 2015

THANK YOU TO ALL THE WRITERS WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE WE SAID GO TRAVEL 2015 INDEPENDENCE WRITING CONTEST! A special thanks goes out to our finalists: Jessica Tsuzuki, Richa Gupta, Shayanne Coppock, Alan Seeger, Zainab Suleman, Sarah Shin, Gina Nelson, Heather Whitehall-Trochon, Amelie Gagne, Mark Schmitt and Hailey Hennessy for your incredible articles. We are … Continued

November News and #13 Ranking

November News from Lisa Niver & WSGT I am GRATEFUL for all my amazing travels this year and look forward to my next adventure in December with Viking River Cruises. Some recent adventures include: Dallas, Hollywood Florida, Yellowstone, Hamburg Germany and Israel. Find photos on all my social media: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter,YouTube. My favorite video so far is me flying! Dan called … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel