04 May 2013 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 Jillian Gotfredson 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.

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Lisa Niver

Lisa Niver is a travel expert, writer, artist, entrepreneur, and on-camera host who has explored 96 countries. Niver has established a following through her written and video content, garnering over one million video views on YouTube, Amazon Fire Tv and Roku. Niver is the founder of a top 100 travel blog, We Said Go Travel, that reaches more than 200,000 annually and is in the top 1/8 of the top 1% of all sites in the United States. In her tri-annual international travel writing competitions, she has published nearly 2000 writers from 75 countries. She was invited to the United Nations as a Champions of Humanity ambassador, to the red carpet at the Oscars with United Airlines and to New Orleans for a project with American Express and Starwood Hotels. Her recent stories include Dutch designer villas for Luxury Magazine, interviewing Fabien Cousteau for Delta Sky, skiing with the blind for Sierra and scuba diving in the Solomon Islands for Smithsonian. She also contributes to USA Today, Wharton Business Magazine, the Jewish Journal and is verified on Twitter. Niver was a 2012 nominee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching and a 2014 nominee for the Charles Bronfman Prize.

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