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Traveling In Sin: A True Tale of Transformation Through Love and Travel

Traveling In Sin: A True Tale of Transformation Through Love and Travel



Travel memoir in two voices. Eleven Months, Twelve Countries, Losing Sixty pounds and ONE underwater proposal in Thailand. Dreams do come true. ...

Travel memoir in two voices. Eleven Months, Twelve Countries, Losing Sixty pounds and ONE underwater proposal in Thailand. Dreams do come true.

This memoir begins with the actual emails sent through the online dating service. Barbara KisKis said, "When I read a few pages of your new book, I thought of GRIFFIN & SABINE by Nick Bantock. Can't wait to read your entire book."

Michael Gold remarked: "I bought your book this morning and started reading it at lunch. Terrific reading and great way to catch up on your life since college."

This presentation has the book description, author bios, color photos and information about upcoming events for the FESTIVAL OF THE PACIFIC!

More about Lisa Niver Rajna and George Rajna at http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/



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    • 11 Months, 12 Countries, 60 Pounds and ONE Proposal By Lisa Niver Rajna and George Rajna
    • 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 reveals his lifelong dream to travel the world for a year and urges Lisa to join him. With much convincing, the duo embarks on a journey that takes them from French Polynesia to New Zealand and Australia. From that point on, the "true" adventure begins as they journey by land across vast portions of Asia covering Indonesia to Mongolia. During these adventures, Lisa shrinks down her waist size while developing her inner courage and belief in herself; George learns to open up his heart to form a team-based relationship that leads to a culminating special proposal. Peppered with humorous characters, tears of joy and disaster, and different realities related to their varied social strata and travel style, George and Lisa meander around Asia seeing the sights, building their relationship and returning triumphant to the United States in love and excited about their imminent wedding. They both took a leap when leaving their jobs, home, cat and cultural clutter, and land together as a team with a new life. Find out more about Lisa and George at We Said Go Travel.
    • Lisa Niver Rajna, M.A. Education, is a passionate writer, educator, social media ninja, speaker and global citizen, who has traveled to over one hundred countries and six continents. She is the co-author of Traveling in Sin. You might find her underwater, traveling to an exotic location, teaching in the classroom or in print about social media, science education, lifelong learning, books, and travel. Recently on National Television as a science teacher on the show Career Day, she was also a 2012 nominee for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. Niver Rajna writes for many online and offline publications including National Geographic, the Huffington Post, the Guardian, and the Jewish Journal. She and her husband, George, are spending a second sabbatical year in Asia. Follow their travels on their award winning website, www.WeSaidGoTravel.com and on most major social media platforms.
    • George Rajna, M.B.A., Masters of Science in Communications Disorders, is a bilingual speech therapist who has traveled to over one hundred countries across six continents. He is the co-author of Traveling in Sin. He composes music on the guitar and ukulele, and spent two years working in rural education for Peace Corps Paraguay. He is a blogger for the Huffington Post, Jewish Journal, Technorati, and The Clymb and is in print at The Himalayan Times. George is also cofounder of We Said Go Travel and a member of the Travelers’ Century Club. His favorite region is Southeast Asia; in particular he recommends Bagan (Myanmar), Koh Lipe (Thailand), the Angkor Temples (Cambodia), Langzhong (China), diving in Sipadan (Malaysian Borneo), and trekking in Nepal. Since July 2012, George and Lisa have been living abroad in Southeast Asia. Learn more about George, Lisa and We Said Go Travel at Wikipedia.
    •  Lisa and George were invited to speak to the Reader’s Club in Kathmandu by the Nepal Tourism Board in April 2013. Everyone was ready to buy their own copy of Traveling in Sin.
    • On July 18, 2013 during launch week, Traveling in Sin was listed as a #1 top seller in the Kindle Travel Section. Get your copy on Amazon today!
    •  This memoir includes 80 color photos from the 12 countries and 11 months of wandering. We hope you enjoy all of them.  Lisa and George in 2011
    •  Both Lisa and George write for the Huffington Post, Jewish Journal and many other online and offline sites. Recently in print with The Guardian, Whole Life Magazine, the Myanmar Times and the Himalayan Times. Click here for more of their articles.
    •  Join Lisa and George “Living Without Regrets” Events  September 2013 • Manila • Guam  October 2013 • Oahu • Los Angeles • University of Pennsylvania webinar
    • Lisa and George  Traveling in Sin is a book by Lisa and George Rajna who founded We Said Go Travel.  We hope you will join us in our next Travel Writing Contest starting September 11, 2013 and ending on Thanksgiving. The theme for this third contest will be Gratitude.  188 writers from 31 countries wrote about 73 countries in our Independence Travel Writing Contest. Where do you find freedom?  Share your stories on our site! We look forward to learning about you!