Two-Time Finalist: Niver’s News: Sept 2021


Sept News 2021 with Lisa Niver & We Said Go Travel:

Thank you to the Southern California Journalism Awards! I am honored to be a finalist for technology reporting as well as book criticism. The awards ceremony is Oct 16, so please cross your fingers that I win as a present for my birthday (Oct 18!). See all of my nominations and wins, at this link:

Happy New Year! It is now 5782 in the Jewish calendar. Thank you to Phil and Tamar Koosed for their leadership for THE BIG FILL. Get involved to save Syrian children: Donate here

Thank you to for publishing my article: “Family Fun in the Sun: Puerto Rico.” I loved my trip there this summer!

Learn more about my trip to PUERTO RICO with these four articles and watch my adventures by video here!

Thank you to Jen Billock and Your Tango for including me in the article, “10 Most Helpful Divorce Books — Recommended By Actual Divorced Women” or read just my section at this link.

Thank you Shout Out LA for interviewing me! I am honored to be included in your series.

 My newest videos are from my ALASKA CRUISE on the Majestic Princess. I sailed Aug 29, 2021 out of Seattle:


Here is the link to my video channel on YouTube where I have over 1.37 million views on YouTube! (Exact count: 1,374,265 views)

Thank you for your support! Are you one of my 3,200 subscribers? I hope you will join me and subscribe! For more We Said Go Travel articles, TV segments, videos and social media: CLICK HERE

Find me on social media with over 150,000 followers. Please follow  on Twitter at @LisaNiver, Instagram @LisaNiver and on FacebookPinterestYouTube, and at

My fortune cookies said:

“If you wish to see the best in others, show the best in yourself.”

“Happiness isn’t an outside job, it’s an inside job!”

Lisa Niver at Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska on Aug 31, 2021 from the Majestic Princess

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and 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. You can find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over 1.3 million views on her YouTube channel. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed an Olympic swimmer and numerous bestselling authors and has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. She was named both a Top 10 Travel Influencer and a Top 50 Female Influencer for 2021 by Afluencer and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. She has been nominated for the inaugural Forbes 50 over 50/Know Your Value list due out in Summer 2021. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best and has more than 150,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and has also run 15 travel competitions publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on We Said Go Travel. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded two Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards. From 2017 to 2021 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won four times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won in 2021 as Book Critic and in 2019 for one of her KTLA TV segments NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards and a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal. Niver has written for National Geographic, USA Today 10best, TODAY, Teen Vogue, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave(ish): It's All About Perspective 50 Adventures Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. When she's not SCUBA diving or in her art studio making ceramics, she's helping people find their next dream trip.

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