Manhattan Beach’s Zinc at Shade Hotel

Manhattan Beach’s Zinc at Shade Hotel

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

Finding Freedom: Why is God Laughing?

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

  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

An interview with Christine Gilbert @cb_gilbert: Author of Mother Tongue

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

Finding Freedom For Passover in Los Angeles

The original version of this article “A journey to freedom over three Passovers” was originally published in Jewish Journal. Please share your story of finding freedom in our We Said Go Travel Award. “Merriam-Webster defines brave as ‘having or showing courage.’ Courage as ‘mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.’ I have come … Continued

68 years old! Israeli Independence Day

By Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback in Israel this week with his sixth grade students When the Eternal returned us to Zion, we were like dreamers! – בְּשׁוּב ה׳, אֶת-שִׁיבַת צִיּוֹן–הָיִינוּ, כְּחֹלְמִים Psalm 126:1 The State of Israel turns 68 years old this week, and you can feel the joy in the streets of Tel Aviv, where … Continued

Love to Travel: Lisa’s interview with @Theguywhoflies

The original version of Love to Travel called “Interview with Travel Blogger Lisa Ellen Niver of We Said Go Travel @wesaidgotravel” was originally conducted by @theguywhoflies and published on Travel Blogger Interviews. For some, all it takes is a taste of the wide-open world to get hooked; that’s how it was for Lisa after her first … Continued

Who’s on the rise?

We wrote a previous article covering the more general aspects of Rise Boards and Klout scores here; but a change in scoring techniques and WSGT’s appearance on new travel board Twitter Activity Club deserves a more in-depth look! Wherever your interests may lie, there is a Rise board to suit them! If you don’t find exactly what you’re … Continued

Far and Away, Flat Out, The West’s Best Road Trip!

  It feels like we’re driving to the edge of the world where the water falls off. Infinity is just ahead. To the right are mountains that arc up from the basement of time. On the left, a dry lakebed now glassed with salt. This is the driest state in the country, not so surprising, … Continued

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