Finalists: Gratitude Travel Writing Competition 2014

February 9th, 2015

Gratitude Travel Writing ContestWe Said

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? 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

Women are the biggest group of decision-makers in the United States travel industry, yet millions of women are intimidated to travel by themselves and choose simply to stay home. A ground-breaking event called the Women’s Travel Fest is here to help change that. After the 2014 inaugural Women’s Travel Fest sold-out to over 350+ women … Continued

We Said Go Travel Newsletter 59: Jan. 27, 2014 Happy 2015! I hope your January has been filled with progress on your resolutions. My trip to Bermuda as a travel host for Orbitz and White Nile Media was picked up by Nasdaq.  I like this part: “Orbitz Originals: Bermuda – Proper Fun a seven-part online video series … Continued

Does your New Year’s Resolution include travel? I want to go to the Corinthia Hotel St Georges Bay Malta and have dinner outside. This picture is practically making me drool! I have never been to Malta and I think I just might book by March 31, 2015  and stay at this luxury hotel for 50% off! I … Continued

Thank you to everyone who shared, tweeted, retweeted and commented on my #LuxeExperience articles, videos and instagram photos. Thank you to Luxe Hotels for hosting me and to The We Said Go Travel Global Alliance for the team work. On January 14, 2015 9amPST, the hashtag #Luxe Experience had a rating of “zero.” This morning … Continued

Delicious Dining On Rodeo Drive: #LuxeExperience Dining on Rodeo Drive was FANTASTIC! The food was amazing and the atmosphere was superb! After dinner, it is a short stroll to Spaghettini and the Dave Koz Lounge. Gerald Albright was incredible and watching him Dave Koz and Marcus Miller was outstanding. Surprises happen in Beverly Hills. Be … Continued

Stay at the only hotel on Rodeo Drive: Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel is your place for a #LuxeExperience During my stay, the Christmas lights were wrapped around the palm trees and throngs of people were shopping on the most iconic shopping street in America. I loved discovering the parts of this hotel. You can have … Continued

#LuxeExperience: Beverly Hills 90210 Drinks on Rodeo Drive Jesse, Dexter and the team at Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel have created specialty cocktails for your enjoyment in Beverly Hills. I got behind the bar and learned to mix the Kelly Taylor and the Brenda Walsh. Next time I am going to make a Donna Martin. The … Continued

Dining On Sunset #LuxeExperience at Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel  During my Los Angeles Staycation at Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, I had a marvelous dinner at On Sunset. Chef Olivier selected choices for me that were fantastic and fit my food preferences. Staying in a suite with a view of the pool and the Getty Center … Continued