George and Lisa in the News!

 

Hello Fellow Travelers!

Thank you to everyone for supporting us and for coming to our travel events inLos Angeles! We appreciate all who tweeted about our events, shared an email,found us and even SHOWED up to one of our events! Thank you for creating acommunity! We loved having over 65 people show up at Traveler’s Bookcase onTuesday to hear Rachel Friedman read from TheGood Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost.
Our nextevent, Oct 18 isthe National Meet Plan Go event! There will be programs in 17 cities on thesame night. We have five superb speakers and included in your ticket price is anincredible Indian Buffet dinner, all for only $15. Get your tickets now before we sell out! More info about thespeakers at this link:  http://meetplango.com/national-event/2011-los-angeles-event/

If you would like to get involved and help on Oct 18 or with a futureevent, (picking a location, finding a speaker, if you would like to be or finda sponsor for our group), please email me! Feel free to share this email withfriends and travelers to help grow our group. We would love for you to”like” our facebookfan page, We Said Go Travel, or join our meet-up group: We Said Go Travel Los Angelesso you won’t miss any news from us as we rarely send an email!

We do posthere on our blog, www.wesaidgotravel.net,every Sunday. If you want the latest from us, add your email address to the topright corner of our blog and don’t forget to open and validate the email fromFeedburner so that you get to see our latest posts, videos and songs everySunday. You can also find us ontwitter and Linkedin

Question for the LACrowd: Would you bemore likely to come to an event on a Tuesday night? Saturday night? Sundayafternoon? Do you prefer to come to an event with a speaker? Let us know! Wouldyou want to go on a trip with us?

Videos from past events:Our June Travel Happy Hour and Morocco Talk are on our YouTube channel! Feelfree to subscribe so you can see our newest videos of Samoa and Tonga. We willbe loading the video of Rachel speaking soon!


Photos from our event Tuesday withRachel Friedman:
Please tag yourself!
We hope to see you Oct18!
Lisa and George
Get involved: Buythe book EndMalaria. The essays are all top notch and your money is going to a greatcause….ending Malaria by 2015.
On the Radio:Lisa is featured in the second hour of TogetherAgain about speed dating! Show aired September 8, 2011.
New Series:George will be writing a series of articles about Tonga to be featured at theclymb.com. Make sure you follow our blog aswe should have a link for you worth $10 which will post on our blog this month!
In the news:Lisa in Bootsnallarticle! Written by Adam Seper, all about the benefits of a career break.

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. She sailed the seven seas by cruise ship for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one and a quarter million views (1,250,000) on her YouTube channel. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries, named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blogs and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and has over 160,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and also ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on her own site, We Said Go Travel. From 2017 to 2020 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won three times and been a finalist fourteen times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards. She was also a finalist for four other categories including online journalist of the year, digital story for activism journalism with Ms. Magazine, educational reporting for Wharton Magazine and a broadcast lifestyle feature for KTLA TV in Los Angeles.    Niver won a 2019 NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award for one of her KTLA TV segments and was a finalist for articles published in both Ms. Magazine and Wharton Magazine. In 2018,  she was a finalist for stories in Smithsonian, PopSugar Fitness and the Saturday Evening Post. Niver won a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal and was a finalist for travel reporting. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, TODAY, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip.  http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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