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  • Travel Happy Hour: Living without Regret

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    October 10, 2013 | 5:33 pm

    TRAVEL HAPPY HOUR: LIVING WITHOUT REGRET

    Have you dreamed of long-term international travel in Asia? Considered quitting your job to become a travel blogger and book writer? Want to connect with travel-minded community members?

    Festival of the Pacific is a celebration of...

  • GRATITUDE TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST: WHERE DO YOU FEEL AWE?

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    September 17, 2013 | 4:04 am

    FALL 2013 GRATITUDE TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST
    Free Entry $1,000usd in CASH PRIZES
    Contest will run September 11 through November 28, 2013.


    We are looking for an article about a place you are grateful for or a memorable holiday that you shared with a special loved one or a place...

  • Traveling Around the World…in Sin

    August 2, 2013 | 5:17 am

    From Westside Today:

    “Traveling in Sin” is a love story and travel memoir rolled in to a single, enjoyable book. Written by George Rajna and Lisa Niver Rajna, the travelers who fell in love while traversing the Far East, the inveterate travelers include 80 beautiful photos from...

  • New Mexico: Perfect Strangers Embrace

    July 26, 2013 | 5:37 pm

    It was the moment of the Bloodline Healing workshop that touched me most deeply. My eyes swelled with tears as I witnessed Abbey, a Native American Elder, embracing Eliana, a young Jewish woman.  My chest filled with a pure satisfaction as Eliana sobbed and Abbey soothed.  These...

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  • True Weight Loss Story: Lisa Niver Rajna lost 58 pounds while Traveling the Globe

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    July 23, 2013 | 2:59 am

    True Weight Loss Story: Lisa Niver Rajna lost 58 pounds while Traveling the Globe

    Lisa Niver Rajna is a member of the prestigious Traveler’s Century Club, a unique group limited to travelers who have visited 100 or more countries. She enjoys trekking to new locales so much, she...

  • Traveling in Sin

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    July 16, 2013 | 6:44 pm

    Traveling in Sin

    This exuberant and unique travel memoir is written in the voices of the story’s two leading protagonists, George and Lisa, who meet on-line in January 2007. After exchanging emails and dating, the couple travels to Fiji over the summer of 2008 where George...

  • Israel: Savoring the Taste

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    June 24, 2013 | 1:35 am

    My friend Baruch and I wended our way up into the northern Galilee in Israel, up into the mountains. Just a few kilometers from the Blue Line – the UN determined border between Israel—we drove past an Israeli Army outpost and its patrols dressed in their heavy uniforms in all that...

  • Will you Love me Anyway?

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    June 6, 2013 | 8:54 pm

    Author, Tiffany Hawk, will be signing her book, Love Me Anyway, June 7 at 7pm at Book Soup.

    In Tiffany Hawk’s novel, Love Me Anyway: A Novel, Emily and KC seek new lives flying towards their unrealized dreams. Approaching their new job as United Airlines flight attendants...

  • The First Rule of Swimming by Courtney Angela Brkic

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    May 31, 2013 | 2:11 am

    In The First Rule of Swimming by Courtney Angela Brkic, Luka taught his granddaughter: “The first rule of swimming was to stay afloat.” Madgalena and Jadranka, two sisters who grew up on Rosmarina Island, Croatia, must find a path to balance in this novel. Through the details of...

  • $1000usd in CASH PRIZES for Independence Travel Writing Contest

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    May 17, 2013 | 9:53 pm

    SUMMER 2013 INDEPENDENCE TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST 

    FREE ENTRY, $1,000USD IN CASH PRIZES


    WeSaidGoTravel.com invites you to enter its Summer 2013 Travel Writing Contest with $1,000usd in CASH prizes and no fee for entry. The theme for the Summer 2013 contest is “...

  • Inspired by Alaska

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    May 10, 2013 | 7:56 am

    The theme for our first travel Writing Contest was INSPIRATION! Our Judge, Richard Bangs, selected Rachel Zimmerman Brachman's article, "The Whale and The Trampoline," as our FIRST PLACE WINNER. 

    Our INDEPENDENCE WRITING CONTEST begins May 11 and ends on July 4th. We hope...

  • Interview with Dave’s Travel Corner

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    April 24, 2013 | 4:21 am

    Thanks to Dave from Dave's Travel Corner for interviewing us about our world travels! We are honored to be included on his site and to share about our travels. Read a few of the fantastic questions below and the FULL INTERVIEW on Dave's Travel Corner

    Q. What are your travel...

  • Nepal: Learning to be A Trekker

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    March 19, 2013 | 4:36 am

    From our latest Newsletter: We Said: Hello from Nepal

    Hello from Pokhara! Our time in Nepal has been filled with wonderful people and incredible views.

    We hiked UP! to Sarangkot from Pokhara. This stair climb began at the lake (884 m) to Sarangkot (1590m). It was about 4 hours...

  • Travel Writing Contest: Free Entry, Cash Prizes!

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    January 2, 2013 | 8:26 am

    We Said Go Travel Writing Contest
    Winter 2013--Free Entry, Cash Prizes

    WeSaidGoTravel.com invites you to enter its 2013 Travel Writing Contest with a $200 first-place prize and no fee for entry.  The theme for the Winter 2013 contest is “Inspiration: A Place you Love.” We hope...

  • Travel Writing Contest: Free Entry, Cash Prizes!

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    January 2, 2013 | 8:26 am

    We Said Go Travel Writing Contest
    Winter 2013--Free Entry, Cash Prizes

    WeSaidGoTravel.com invites you to enter its 2013 Travel Writing Contest with a $200 first-place prize and no fee for entry.  The theme for the Winter 2013 contest is “Inspiration: A Place you Love.” We hope...

  • Bali Bargains? (video)

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    July 24, 2012 | 4:18 am

    Bali Bargains?

    While in the town of Kuta in Bali, we stayed for two nights at Bakung Sari Hotel, booked online at Asiarooms.com. On our last trip in 2008, we did not carry much electronics with us—only a digital camera, new Kindle (they came out in 2008) and an iTouch. We had no...

  • Metamorphosis: The Website and I

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    March 27, 2012 | 3:51 pm

    “Just when the caterpillar thought her world was over, she became a butterfly.” I have always felt connected to science, transformation, and especially to the process by which fuzzy caterpillars become butterflies. Butterflies and their metamorphosis were even the focus of my...

  • Revisiting the Mask of Purim

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    March 7, 2012 | 9:53 am

    Last Purim, this was my first post for the Jewish Journal, I had no idea what would come next! I am happy to say it has been a year full of writing success! Our YouTube Channel just went over 10,000 views! We have hosted many travel events with over 100 people in attendance! Thank...

  • International Educator: Lisa Niver Rajna

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    March 4, 2012 | 8:11 pm

    Dr. Jessie Voights interviewed me for the Profiles in International Education Section on her site Wandering Educators.

    Here is the beginning of the Interview:

    Lisa Niver Rajna is our Geography Awareness Editor, a world traveler, and a science teacher in Los Angeles, California....

  • Drama: My Personal Samoa Survivor (Video)

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    February 27, 2012 | 9:58 am

    Enjoy this article and video about Samoa and my personal Drama at Virgin Cove—right where they filmed SURVIVOR SAMOA! Drama at Virgin Cove: Face-Planted on the Ground


    At 1:30am as I lay on the cement step outside the bathroom. I thought, “Hmm, why am I on the ground? How did...

  • Mar. 24-Apr. 1

    By Ryan Torok

    March 22, 2011 | 7:34 pm

    THU | MARCH 24

    “UNCOVERING JEWISH MOROCCO”
    Travel agent and blogger Lisa Niver Rajna discusses Jewish roots in the region, from following Maimonides’ footsteps to the Marrakech Synagogue, and Vanessa Paloma performs Sephardic songs in Ladino and Spanish. You can also enjoy the...

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