On #MTSobek: “Mongolia: Land of Dunes & Moonrises”

Big Magic Find Courage #travelwriting

Writing Lessons from Big Magic: Face Your Fear

Are you wondering what are the Big Magic Secrets to living a Creative Life Beyond Fear? My path has been full of bumps in the road and the most important thing is as Elizabeth Gilbert says in her book, “Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear:”   “Next, next, next—always next. Keep moving, keep going. Whatever … Continued

Fun at the Los Angeles Zoo with the Safari Society!

Thank you to the Los Angeles Zoo and the Safari Society for an evening of up close experiences with unique animals and an outdoor dinner BBQ. See more from the 2016 Sunset Safari event in our video below.   What is the Safari Society?  The Zoo says: “Safari society donors are a sophisticated group who share a deep appreciation … Continued

Travel Italy with Lisa Niver and Insight Vacations

I Loved My Insight Vacations Luxury Gold Ultimate Italy Travels

Going on a luxury escorted tour should be on the list of everyone that loves to travel.  Being invited on  a luxury gold tour hosted by Insight Vacations was an incredible experience. (This article is Part 1 of 3 about my Insight Vacations Luxury Gold Ultimate Italy Travels) 1. Arriving at the Rome Regina Hotel All … Continued

I loved my sailing on Carnival Breeze! Did you see the videos?

September News: 748,000 video views!

September News: 748,000 video views I am so grateful to everyone who has supported me on my journey with We Said Go Travel. Thank you! My journey with video began in Taiwan in 2011 with a Cisco Flip Camera. One of my 5th grade students taught me to use iMovie at recess. I am now 2,000 views … Continued

Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

Do the Things You Believe You Cannot Do: NOW

During a Girlfriend Getaway in Grapevine Texas, I met Tammilee Tilson and learned about her project to do 40 new things before she was 40. I was so enthusiastic about her project that the other writers on the trip suggested I do it as well. I said, “I simply cannot.” They could not think of … Continued

Sailing with Fathom Adonia to the Dominican Republic?

My First Visit to Dominican Republic with Fathom Adonia

After spending nearly seven years at sea with Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean International and Renaissance Cruises, it can be challenging to find a ship port that I have not seen. I was thrilled to be invited to sail on the new Fathom Cruises concept to the Dominican Republic. Not only would it be my first … Continued

Klout TOP 10 EXPERT Travel Writing Aug 21 2016

Do You Want to be a Tremendous Travel Writer?

Both strangers and friends ask me for the steps and the secrets to become a travel writer especially now that I am listed as the #1 Expert on Travel Writing by Klout. People ask, “Is it hard to get started? How do you get to the point where you receive trips and perks?” My answer … Continued

Lisa Niver and Beth Blair at TBEX

Survival in 5 Steps: Stay Slim and Keep Sane

Going to a conference can test your ability to remain calm. There are options for excess and overwhelm everywhere you look. Just opening the schedule can send some immediately to a panic attack or a xanax. But step away from the pills and drama, I have five suggestions to calm your mind and help your … Continued

Travel Media Showcase 2016 Grapevine Texas

Gigantic Gift: A Girlfriend Getaway in Grapevine Texas

Recently I attended Travel Media Showcase in Grapevine, Texas which I highly recommend. Before the conference began, I had the gigantic gift of being invited on a Girlfriend Getaway with nine other wonderful women writers. We dined, drank and painted our way through town. I loved walking on Main Street to the Farmer’s Market with … Continued

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