Inspiration Travel Writing Contest: And The Winner Is

 

Thank you to all our writers from our 2013 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest!

Nearly sixty writers from fifteen different countries participated to create over seventy posts on our site!

The writers are from Australia, Belgium, Canada, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Korea, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Uzbekistan. Click here to read all the entries.

 

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

Our First Place Winner is Rachel Zimmerman Brachman who was born in Canada but now lives in the USA.  Enjoy her article about Alaska, “The Whale and the Trampoline

Our Second Place Winner is JG who was born in South Korea but grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. Enjoy her article about Thailand, “Finding Friendship and Tea Above the Clouds.”

Our Facebook Vagabond Choice Award Winner is Arjun Karun who is from India and wrote about India in a post called, “Kochi and New Year.”

Congratulations to our winners! Thank you to everyone who participated! For our next contest, our esteemed judge, Richard Bangs, will be returning and will be joined by award-winner writer and writing teacher, Amy Friedman.

We really appreciate everyone who shared, tweeted, promoted and participated in our Inspiration Travel Writing Contest. We hope you will join in our Independence Travel Writing Contest with Free Entry and $1,000usd in CASH prizes; enter from May 11 until July 4, 2013.

We look forward to reading more of your stories in our next contest! Happy and Safe Travels.

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a television host, travel journalist as well as a passionate artist, educator and writer who has explored 101 countries, 6 continents and sailed on cruise ships for seven years on the high seas and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which was read in 212 countries in 2018 and named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blog and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one million views on her YouTube channel. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on both Twitter and Facebook, has over 150,000 followers across social media and ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. She has been a finalist for six Southern California Journalism Awards in the past three years and won an award for her Jewish Journal article. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and challenges. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip. http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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