“This Week in Travel” with We Said Go Travel

 

WSGT on TWITIt was an honor to be included on “This Week in Travel” with Gary, Jen and Chris.

Thank you for inviting us on your show!

Gary Arndt is the man behind one of the world’s most popular, independent travel blogs. He has been traveling non-stop since March, 2007 and has visited over 60 countries and territories.

Jen Leo writes for  the Los Angeles Times, Condé Nast Traveler, and edited the award-winning Sand in My Bra series (Travelers’ Tales). She loves to travel with her daughter. You can also read about her at JenLeo.com.

Chris Christensen the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes a weekly audio podcast, a blog and a video podcast. His day job is high tech. He has been a Director of Engineering at TripAdvisor and has run online communities for companies like Marriott, American Express, eBay, HBO, the NBA, Kraft, Campbells, Kimberly Clark, A&E, and QVC.

WATCH: This Week in Travel #144

This Week’s News:

Asiana Passenger Airline 214 from Seoul Crashed at SFO.
US warns on Egypt travel, moves to reduce presence
50 Failures of TSA’s Transportation Security Officers
The world’s best airline is…
Fake illegal border crossing is real Mexican theme park attraction
Visitation to the United States hits all-time record

Picks of the week:

Jen – fear of flying classes anxietycoach.com, fearofflyingcure.com

Chris – find a roommate easynest.com

Gary – Less visited islands in the Caribbean – St. Eustatius, Saba, Anguilla

George and Lisa – trustcloud.com –

See more at: http://amateurtraveler.com/travel-news-wesaidtravel-com-podcast/#sthash.XTVrDfVW.dpuf

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of the website WeSaidGoTravel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. With more than 150,000 followers across social media, she has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and listed on IMDb, and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. You can find Lisa Niver talking travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, Satellite Media Tours, The Jet Set TV and Orbitz travel webisodes as well as her YouTube channel, where her WeSaidGoTravel videos have over 1.5 million views. After three months on TikTok, Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels and YouTube Shorts, she had over 500,000 (1/2 million) views. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors and been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She has been a judge for the Gracie Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media, and has run 15 travel competitions on her website, publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. 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.   Niver has published more than 2000 articles, in more than three dozen magazines and journals including National Geographic, Wired, Teen Vogue, HuffPost Personal, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, AAA Explorer Magazine, American Airways, Delta Sky, enRoute (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, BuzzFeed, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, USA Today, TODAY, Wharton Magazine, and Yahoo. Awards National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards 2021 Winner: Book Critic: Ms. Magazine “Untamed: Brave Means Living From the Inside Out” 2019 Winner: Soft News Feature for Film/TV: KTLA TV “Oscars Countdown to Gold with Lisa Niver” 2019 Finalist for: Soft News, Business/Music/Tech/Art Southern California Journalism Awards 2021 Winner: Technology Reporting 2021 Finalist: Book Criticism 2020 Winner: Print Magazine Feature: Hemispheres Magazine, “Painter by the Numbers, Rembrandt” 2020 Finalist: Online Journalist of the Year, Activism Journalism, Educational Reporting, Broadcast Lifestyle Feature 2019 Finalist: Broadcast Television Lifestyle Segment for “Ogden Ski Getaway” 2018 Finalist: Science/Technology Reporting, Travel Reporting, Personality Profile 2017 Winner: Print Column “A Journey to Freedom over Three Passovers”

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