April News and Accomplishments 2017

April News: I am so PROUD of my accomplishments

April NEWS: Plant seeds and Watch them GROW! At times over the last few years, I have wondered if I am making progress. Was leaving teaching to write about travel the right choice? Lately, I see that the seeds I have been planting are taking root and growing! I am very proud of my accomplishments! My trip to … Continued

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

The Spectacular Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada

Have you wanted to escape San Francisco Bay Area, but didn’t want to break the bank at the same time? Do you want to experience a choice of eight award-winning restaurants, a four-star spa as well as a 60,000 square foot casino that is all under one roof? If so, the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa … Continued

Do You Love Cookies? Double Tree by Hilton Does TOO!

Do You Love Cookies? DoubleTree by Hilton Does TOO!

Food and travel go together like cookies and milk as I recently experienced during a trip to The Big Apple when I stayed at a DoubleTree by Hilton. It also reminded me that the brand has some really clever and creative programming and stay packages taking place right now – particularly for the upscale hotel … Continued

How to sleep on a plane NIVER

Secrets from Lisa Niver How to Sleep on a Plane

Thank you to Reader’s Digest for asking me for my secrets about how to sleep on a plane! My first secret: Don’t forget socks “For most people, sleeping in socks can be super-uncomfortable and annoying, when they’re in the comfort of their own bed. But when you’re flying high? It’s kind of the opposite: if you’re … Continued

Discovering 50 Things Before I am 50: Sports

Hello from NYC! I am here to celebrate a milestone family birthday and wanted to share some of my progress on my project of 50 New and Adventurous Things Before I turn 50. I went to my very first hockey game with JNTO. I loved being in the suite and learning about a whole new … Continued

Are you ready to sail on The Edge with Celebrity?

Are you ready to sail on The Edge with Celebrity?

Last month, I was treated to a preview of Celebrity Cruises’ newest ship, Celebrity Edge! Do you want to see what is coming? The “Leading Edge” Mobile Cinema Tour will be back in  Los Angeles this week and is open to the public. This immersive look at Celebrity Edge will feature a state-of-the-art, custom-built 91-seat high-definition mobile … Continued

Where is the best skiing in Lake Tahoe?

Where is the Best Skiing in Lake Tahoe?

“Where is the best skiing in Lake Tahoe?” was first published on Sheknows. As a child, I never liked skiing; my fingers were cold, my feet hurt and the skis were heavy. I could not figure out why my family loved it and stopped skiing completely. As an adult, I have slowly returned to the … Continued

Where in the World is Lisa?

March News: Where in the Wonderful World is Lisa?

March NEWS: Where in the Wonderful World is Lisa? When this newsletter publishes, I will be in the South Pacific with little to no Wi-Fi! I want to say thank you for your support of me on my journey with We Said Go Travel! In 2017, I have written for Delta Sky Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Sierra … Continued

Did Lisa Niver love Expedition Kirkwood Women’s Clinic?

“Did Lisa Niver love Expedition Kirkwood Women’s Clinic?” was first published on Sheknows. The energy at Expedition Kirkwood is crackling with excitement on a Saturday in March as over fifteen instructors gear up for their Saturday JETS kid’s ski program while a crowd of thirty women gather for the annual 2-day women’s ski clinic. Women … Continued

Lisa Niver Skiing with people with visual impairments

Skiing with People with Visual Impairments

Thank you to Sierra Magazine for publishing my story: “ADAPTIVE STRATEGIES: Skiing with people with visual impairments, at Park City’s National Ability Center” BY LISA NIVER | FEB 28 2017 PHOTOS COURTESY OF LISA NIVER. National Ability Center instructor Patricia Stokes guides student Jennifer Kennedy, who is blind, down a mountain. “Hold. Hold. And left … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel