May News: Memorial Day and Holocaust Survivors Resolution

May 31st, 2016

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May News: Hello from Minnesota and the Mall of America!  May has been very exciting at We Said Go Travel! I met Barbara Corcoran and learned about her journey to success. Video with Barbara, the Shark Tank Star! I met Congressman Ted Deutch and learned about his work to assist Holocaust Survivors. His leadership efforts have … Continued

In honor of WSGT’s new Independence Writing Award, we will be giving away one copy of Rowan Coleman’s book “We Are All Made of Stars” which takes us on a journey love, life and looking up.  This is a book filled with inspiration from cover to cover; choose a quote which resonates with you and tell us … Continued

by Judy Cuervo It began with a photo:  Three vibrant hot air balloons set against an aqua-colored sky.  Below, the vineyards of Napa Valley stretched like an emerald patchwork quilt, gently unfolding from the distant mountains. The dream of a flight with Napa Valley Balloons couldn’t have been better timed.  My Crystal Symphony cruise was … Continued

As another week comes and goes, let’s take a look at some of the exciting writing contests, events and opportunities out there! WSGT’s new Travel Writing Award July 4, 2016 There’s still time to enter WSGT’s Independence Writing Award! It’s been shared via Johnny Jet’s Contest Round-up, USA Today’s Best Current Travel Contests, and through institutions like the … Continued

Working from anywhere in the world with OFX An Irish pub in a small backstreet of Dublin.  A bustling ramen shop in Tokyo.  A quiet hotel room in Sydney.  What do these seemingly random places all have in common?  They are all places that people might be able to call their office.  This kind of … Continued

Manhattan Beach or “Westport” as us east coast transplants like to call it is a beachside community filled with gorgeous dreamy California mansion-style homes all nestled together hanging over the creamy sand with sparkly rolling waves. For those of us in central Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach offers an escape from the madness to a small … Continued

Where do you find freedom? For me, traveling and reading books have been ways to find the experiences of freedom. In Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey’s recent 21 day meditation experience, I listened to Deepak talk about the ways to experience freedom. In my new Travel Writing Award, I invite you to share where you … Continued

  Make International Money Transfers Easy with OFX Transferring your money internationally can be expensive and stressful. We Said Go Travel has partnered with OFX to secure preferential rates and no fees on international money transfers. OFX services can be used for transfers such as salary, purchasing a home, family support, managing investments, and general relocation … Continued

In honor of the new WSGT Independence Writing Award, we will be interviewing Christine Gilbert, the recent author of Mother Tongue: My Family’s Globe-trotting Quest to Dream in Mandarin, Laugh in Arabic and Sing in Spanish. This journey began after Christine’s Grandfather passed away from severe dementia; she was determined to discover the link between bilingualism … Continued