Inspired by over 500 writers!


winter 2014 mapFrom our Latest News: Inspired by OVER 500 Writers!

Ever wonder how big is the World Wide Web? According to Internet Live Stats there are 844, 075, 445 websites and the number is going up every second! We are fast approaching ONE BILLION websites online.

At WeSaidGoTravel, we are proud that Global Alexa ranks us in the top 70,000 of the millions on line! We have been re-ranked in the Top 100 Travel blogs and have moved up again to #69. We thank you for your support in helping our site grow.

Our first Inspiration Travel Writing Contest had sixty participants in February 2013. And our fourth Travel Writing Contest ended on February 14, 2014 with over a 700% increase with 505 people from 55 countries. In our four contests, we have had 1043 people from 74 countries participate! 

Thanks so much for being part of the sharing of stories from every continent! We may have a travel video contest next month and in May we will start another writing contest on the theme of Independence. Please read our inspiring entries, as we will be publishing more each day! Winners will be announced in April after all the entries are live on the site.

white templeView our latest video from Le Meridien Chiang Mai. More soon from the Mantrini in Chiang Rai. Thank you to!

Recent Articles: We Said Go Travel in “Eight Travel Stories That Will Rekindle your Romance for Life,” George on Johnny Jet about the Armenian St Heritage Hotel in Penang, Malaysia and Lisa in the Huffington Post about the new book by UCLA doctors called Love Me Slender and together on the Jewish Journal about our event in Hawaii.

We appreciate all of you who read our newsletters, articles, website and BOOK! Thank you to everyone for your support of our journey and all our writing. Connect with us on  Facebook,  Google+InstagramLinkedInPinterest,  SlideShare,  Twitter, and YouTube.

Lisa and George (Click here to sign up for this newsletter. )

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a television host, travel journalist as well as a passionate artist, educator and writer who has explored 101 countries, 6 continents and sailed on cruise ships for seven years on the high seas and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which was read in 212 countries in 2018 and named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blog and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one million views on her YouTube channel. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on both Twitter and Facebook, has over 150,000 followers across social media and ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. She has been a finalist for six Southern California Journalism Awards in the past three years and won an award for her Jewish Journal article. 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, 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 challenges. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip.

One response to “Inspired by over 500 writers!

  1. Hi George and Lisa,

    Many congratulations on moving up to number 69! Great momentum and recognition for all your efforts.

    Also wow on the number of article submissions. >500 is a crazily great number and a lot to read! Hope you can get through it all.

    Best wishes and safe travels.

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