Why was the Battle of Guadalcanal Important?

Why was the Battle of Guadalcanal Important? Solomon islands

Why was the Battle of Guadalcanal Important?

I was honored to work with Visit Solomon Islands and spend two weeks meeting the people and learning the history of the area. To learn more about the Battle of Guadalcanal and World War II see my articles, videos and photos below. Thank you to SMITHSONIAN for sharing my story, “75 years after the Battle of Guadalcanal, walk … Continued

Did Lisa Niver really go Mountain Biking?

July News: Winner at the Award Ceremony

July 2017 NEWS: Winner at the Award Ceremony I won second place for my print column at the Jewish Journal for the Southern California Journalism Awards! There were 1200 entries for the 59th annual awards and I was a finalist in two categories. Where did I travel recently? I flew with JetSuiteX for a one day adventure to … Continued

Lisa is a finalist for the Southern California Journalism Awards

June News: Finalist at the Award Ceremony

June 2017 NEWS: Finalist at the Award Ceremony I am a finalist in two categories for the Southern California Journalism Awards! The ceremony is June 25 at the Biltmore. I am honored to be included. There were 1200 entries for the 59th annual awards. Thank you to the Los Angeles Press Club for my nominations. I will … Continued

I loved my sailing on Carnival Breeze! Did you see the videos?

September News: 748,000 video views!

September News: 748,000 video views I am so grateful to everyone who has supported me on my journey with We Said Go Travel. Thank you! My journey with video began in Taiwan in 2011 with a Cisco Flip Camera. One of my 5th grade students taught me to use iMovie at recess. I am now 2,000 views … Continued

Lisa Niver and Beth Blair at TBEX

SheKnows: Survival in 5 Steps: Stay Slim and Keep Sane

Thank you to SheKnows for publishing my article about surviving at a conference! Going to a conference can test your ability to remain calm. There are options for excess and overwhelm everywhere you look. Just opening the schedule can send some immediately to a panic attack or a xanax. But step away from the pills … Continued

SheKnows: Explore Tel Aviv with me!

This article first appeared on Sheknows with the title: “Studying in Israel as a teen gave me a lifelong love of travel:” As a teenager, I was allowed to travel for nine weeks with 150 friends from Los Angeles on a summer Ulpan in Israel. We studied, we laughed and we learned about ourselves. That … Continued

Finding Freedom For Passover in Los Angeles

The original version of this article “A journey to freedom over three Passovers” was originally published in Jewish Journal. Please share your story of finding freedom in our We Said Go Travel Award. “Merriam-Webster defines brave as ‘having or showing courage.’ Courage as ‘mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.’ I have come … Continued

SheKnows: Make Your Active Resolutions Come True: Kayak!

This article was first published on SheKnows as  If far flung travels are out of the budget, a local kayaking trip is just the thing Did your New Year’s Resolutions include travel? Many people I talk with want to travel more but are worried about cost or distance for exotic locations. You do not have … Continued

SheKnows: Teppanyaki: Where Dinner is the Show!

A version of this article called “Why you should try Japanese Teppanyaki for dinner tonight” was originally published on SheKnows. What is Teppanyaki? Teppanyaki ((鉄板焼き ) is one of my favorite things for dinner! I love when this Japanese style dinner is the show! The Japanese words literally mean grilled on an iron plate— teppan … Continued

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