It’s the day you’ve all been waiting for!  Today, we announce which writers inspired us with their story in the 2017 WSGT Inspiration Travel Writing Award!  These inspirational authors shared with us how travel has changed their life, a near death experience and how culture has influenced the way they are today.   Thank you … Continued

I am a finalist in two categories for the Southern California Journalism Awards! I am so honored and excited. Thank you to everyone who has supported me in my writing career. What are the Southern California Journalism Awards? The 59th Southern California Journalism Awards honor the best in broadcast, print and online media. There were 1200 … Continued

Do you love to wander and write about it? Do you wonder how to get started? I hope you will join in our 13th We Said Go Travel Writing Award. Share where you find freedom in our Summer writing competition. I am honored to be #28 on this list of Top 75 Travel Lifestyle Blogs & … Continued

It’s finally here! The day we find out which talented writers are the 2016 WSGT Gratitude Travel Writing Award winners! They shared how travel has changed their lives and about a time where they took a risk and fought against fear and were willing to grow forward! We’ve already opened the doors on our next Travel Writing Award. Travelers of … Continued

Join me February 25 2017 in Los Angeles, California to talk about my travels! I will be interviewed by Elisa Kotin from The World Traveled at Capital One Café. This event is free and will be from 11am to 2pm. WHEN: 11am to 2pm on Saturday February 25, 2017 WHERE: 11175 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, … Continued

Inspiration:  How travel has changed your Life Finding Inspiration: Are you willing to GROW? Anything is Possible Ani Pema Chödrön writes: “No one ever knows what is going to happen next. Anything is possible.” Sometimes things do not go your way. Chödrön says: “In your life you fail. It’s just part of life that things … Continued

It’s what you’ve all been waiting for: the day we find out which talented writers are the winners of the 2016 WSGT Independence Travel Writing Award! We’ve already opened the doors on our 2017 Travel Writing Award: Finding Inspiration. Are you willing to GROW? Anything is Possible. With $700USD in cash prizes to be won, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss … Continued

The WSGT Winter 2017 Inspiration Travel Writing Award is open for entries. The theme is “How travel has changed your life. Are you willing to grow? Anything is possible.” There are $700USD in cash prizes to be won, so don’t wait to tell your own story of inspiration! After reading all the entries from our 2016 Summer Independence Travel Writing Award, our judges have narrowed it down … Continued

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We Said Go Travel Gratitude Fall 2016 Writing Award: Theme: Where did you find the spark to follow your dreams? Seth Godin says “The self starter creates a spark, turning nothing, or what certainly appears to everyone else as nothing, into something. The self starter doesn’t see it that way. That ‘nothingness’ was actually an … Continued