Traveling cheap: Why you don’t need much to explore

This post contains affiliate links.  Travel may seem like a far-flung luxury: spending hundreds of dollars on hotels, classy restaurants and entertainment; but there’s a way to see the world on a budget. By opening up your horizons and exploring on a shoestring you won’t only get further but will end up with more unique experiences. … Continued

Who did Business Insider interview? Lisa Niver

Who did Business Insider interview? Lisa Niver!

“After quitting her job as a teacher, this woman traveled to 95 countries and turned traveling into a career“ Thank you to Talia Lakritz from INSIDER for interviewing me. This article went on Business Insider on Nov. 29, 2016, 4:12 PM. As of today, December 5, 2016 is has 59,700! The INSIDER Summary: • Lisa Niver was a teacher … Continued

Holidays are here! What to gift the tech-loving traveler

This post contains affiliate links. Technology has truly transformed travel. We’ve become more independent and in control of our own experiences while on the road; but do you know someone who takes it to the next level? They always pull out the coolest (and most useful) gadgets and you think to yourself “why didn’t I think of that!?” … Continued

FIND YOUR HOMEMADE HOLIDAY GIFT AT THE CLAYHOUSE Holiday Sale 2016

Find your Homemade Holiday Gift at the Clayhouse

Please join me at the Clayhouse for our annual holiday sale! It is my first time to be a part of this sale with this wonderful community of artists. If you are looking for a homemade holiday gift, this is the place for ceramics and art glass. WHERE: The Clayhouse, 2909  Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica CA … Continued

nature lover

Holidays are here! What to gift the nature lover in your life

This post contains affiliate links It’s the day everyone has been waiting for to start Holiday shopping: Black Friday! Maybe you’re still wondering what to get that nature-loving traveler on your list? The ones who are out and about carrying all worldly possessions on their backs. Here’s a nature lover gift guide just in time:   Super … Continued

Gratitude Travel Writing Award is waiting for your stories

Do you want to tell your tale of Gratitude?

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

November News Grateful at Thanksgiving

Grateful at Thanksgiving and Travel Writing Award: Nov News

November News: Grateful at Thanksgiving and Travel Writing Award The Fall Gratitude We Said Go Travel Writing Award is open and will close on Thanksgiving. The Fall 2016 theme is: Where did you find the spark to follow your dreams? I have been honored to publish nearly 2000 writers from 75 countries with the dozen writing competitions I have hosted on … Continued

Travel meaningfully

Travel meaningfully: How to make the most of your travels

People make the place. That’s why it’s important to find ways of reaching out when traveling: Having conversations, discovering off-the-beaten-path restaurants, staying in a location where you may actually make friends. Hanging with other travelers is awesome as you’ll learn about new cultures and generally grow as a person. Though, isn’t everyone’s goal to discover more about the … Continued

Do you have GRIT? I do and you can TOO

Do you have Grit? I do and you can too

As Thanksgiving approaches this week, I was thinking about gratitude and what has changed in my life since last year at this time. During 2015, I focused on improving my eyesight. Being able to see better and have my eyes work together has been changing my life. It was a challenging process to create new … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel