Do you have Grit? I do and you can too

Do you have GRIT? I do and you can TOO

Do you have Grit? I do and you can too

As Thanksgiving approaches this week, I was thinking about gratitude and what has changed in my life since last year at this time. During 2015, I focused on improving my eyesight. Being able to see better and have my eyes work together has been changing my life. It was a challenging process to create new … Continued

Lisa Niver is ready to #DisruptAging! Are you?

Lisa Niver is ready to #DisruptAging! Are you?

I am honored to be quoted in the recent AARP article about the #DisruptAging event at Blogher 2016. “Lisa Niver @wesaidgotravel Explorer, digital content creator, founder of We Said Go Travel What was your takeaway from the evening? It was wonderful to participate and be encouraged to “own” your age. I did not realize that I … Continued

Big Magic Find Courage #travelwriting

Writing Lessons from Big Magic: Face Your Fear

Are you wondering what are the Big Magic Secrets to living a Creative Life Beyond Fear? My path has been full of bumps in the road and the most important thing is as Elizabeth Gilbert says in her book, “Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear:”   “Next, next, next—always next. Keep moving, keep going. Whatever … 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

Winners: Inspiration Travel Writing Contest 2015

Thank you to all the writers who participated in the We Said Go Travel 2015 Inspiration Writing Contest! The 2015 Independence Travel Writing Contest Entries are being published now. The Gratitude Travel Writing Contest will open on September 11, 2015. I appreciate everyone who has read, shared and participated in all of my contests. Thank you very … Continued

Lisa Ellen Niver Fairmont Miramar Tub Presidential Suite

Feb News from WSGT: 2014 Gratitude Finalists

Feb News from WSGT: 2014 Gratitude Travel Writing Competition Finalists Thank you to the Fairmont Miramar for my stay at the Presidential Suite Bungalow One! Enjoy the video!  (see photo) Thank you to Jessie Voigts of Wandering Educators for interviewing me for her #StudyAbroadBecause Series: “It Will Change Your Whole Life!” Thank you to Stay … Continued

Finalists: Gratitude Travel Writing Competition 2014

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2014 Gratitude Travel Writing Competition. Please see below for the eight finalists! Winners will be announced in March 2015. I hope you will enjoy all the incredible entries. I am so honored to have had over 1600 writers from seventy-five countries share their stories on my site. SHARE … Continued

Have you had Unexpected Consequences of Love?

Have you had Unexpected Consequences of Love? I really enjoy reading Jill Mansell’s books. Sometimes a book can make me feel like I have traveled and left home. It can make me feel brave. Share your story of bravery in my travel writing competition and maybe soon I will be sharing an excerpt of your latest … Continued

From worry to wealthy

A Budget for Your Wishes Like Travel!

A Budget for Your Wishes Like Travel! By Chellie Campbell “Man has always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much — the wheel, New York, wars and so on — while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, … Continued

Travel Writing Competition 2015

Bravery: Not Being Afraid of Yourself

In Chris Brogan‘s, It’s Not About the Tights: An Owners Manual on Bravery, he states his definition of bravery, which is “not being afraid of yourself.” In early 2014, I left my husband in Thailand and returned to America alone. Many people told me I was brave. I really was not sure courage had anything … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel