July News: Freedom and Videos at We Said Go Travel

 

July News:

Fireworks at H BowlHappy Summer! July has been a time to share stories of freedom in the We Said Go Travel Writing Award and my videos from 2016!

At the Conrad Miami,  I cooked with Chef Virgile Brandel and made drinks with Stephen Carter. Click here to see all my videos from the hotel, my tennis lesson, and cooking lessons.

From my Fathom cruise, see me hyperlapse hula-hooping!

I went to the Scuba show in Long Beach and stayed at the Hotel Maya: Click here to read about it and see my videos. Did you watch the videos from my stay at the Hyatt Regency in Bloomington near the Mall of America? I wrote about it here. And in case you missed my series from Carlsbad–click here for all the videos!

Air NZ interviewRecent Events with Lisa and We Said Go Travel:

I was invited to the premiere of the Air New Zealand Safety Video and was interviewed on the red carpet. I was invited to the premiere of The Points Guy TV called “One Night in Tokyo.” My interview with Brian Kelly is coming soon! I spent at day at Buzzfeed with Michelle Khare and Brec Bassinger and made my own Behind-the Scenes video! Click here to enjoy!

 The new 2016 Summer Travel Writing Award has been incredible. Thank you to everyone who participated. The entries are now being published. The winners will not be announced until all the entries are live on the site. Get ready for the next award starting September 11 with a theme of Gratitude.  There will continue to be a fee to enter the award and a form to apply for a need-based scholarship. Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2015 Gratitude Travel Writing Contest. Read the entries from our finalists and our winners!
As my fortune cookie said: “A ship in harbor is safe but that’s not why ships were built.” And 
“Aim for the sky, because even if you miss, you’ll be among the stars!”
Happy Summer! Thank you for your support. Lisa
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Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. You can find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over 1.3 million views on her YouTube channel. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed an Olympic swimmer and numerous bestselling authors and has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. She was named both a Top 10 Travel Influencer and a Top 50 Female Influencer for 2021 by Afluencer and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. She has been nominated for the inaugural Forbes 50 over 50/Know Your Value list due out in Summer 2021. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best and has more than 150,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and has also run 15 travel competitions publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on We Said Go Travel. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded two Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards. From 2017 to 2021 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won four times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won in 2021 as Book Critic and in 2019 for one of her KTLA TV segments NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards and a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal. Niver has written for National Geographic, USA Today 10best, TODAY, Teen Vogue, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave(ish): It's All About Perspective 50 Adventures Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. When she's not SCUBA diving or in her art studio making ceramics, she's helping people find their next dream trip.  http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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