Who we are…
JustSayGo.com is a premiere web travel e-zine, which publishes travel and travel-related articles. JustSayGo.com premiered in 1995, originally published online as Zone451.com. The ‘zine was the first-ever online e-zine to be published from Montreal, Canada, and has since evolved into an Internet destination with contributors from around the world. The e-zine is currently based in the United States.
Readers enjoy stories as diverse as trekking New Mexico’s Gila Mountains to catching a show in Las Vegas. Other articles have focused on rafting trips in Colorado, the best golf courses in British Colombia, skydiving in Texas and crossing Canada by train. Whether you’re interested in cruising the Nile River in Egypt or visiting monasteries in Tibet, you’ll find it all at JustSayGo.com. The site offers an interactive forum where readers can always find fresh, unique stories about destinations both familiar and off the beaten path.
Meet the staff…
Meet the staff at JustSayGo.com. We have assembled an eclectic mix of people who all have one thing in common: a love for travel and travel writing. Our goal is to provide the most interesting travel-related stories from around the world. We are always looking for new talent to join our team. If you are a writer (aspiring or seasoned), simply let us know what you are interested in and we’ll help publish your material on our site. Contact us at admin@JustSayGo.com.
|Naeem Randhawa – Operations
Naeem lives in Dallas, but dreams of vapour trails across clear blue skies. Born in Pakistan, he relocated from Montreal with his wife and their 3 cats. An IT project manager by day, his calendar is maked with skydiving and sharkfishing excursions. He’s planning a trip to go back to Asia to capture the remote experiences of peoples everyday lives and the lushness of the land. [naeem@JustSayGo.com]
|Sonia Laflamme – Host
Sonia Laflamme has been a travel writer for the past 12 years. Her articles appear in such publications as JustSayGO.com, Watan, and Melanz, to name just a few. A native of Montreal, Canada, Sonia’s love of travel developed at an early age as her globetrotting parents first took her to ski in the Swiss Alps at the age of 4; three years later, the family moved to Denmark for two years and spent much time traveling throughout Europe. Sonia has also appeared as an on-air television personality covering news, entertainment, and cultural events across the country. Sonia has recently completed filming upcoming episodes to be aired on JustSayGO TV, and–as the mother of an active toddler herself–enjoys discovering family-friendly locations to share with her readers and viewers. When not on the road or in the air, Sonia, her husband, and their son Zakaria, live in Dallas. email@example.com]
|Ron Stern – Editor-In-Chief
Ron is Editor-in-Chief of JustSayGo.com. He is also a columnist for several papers and the media coordinator for the North American Travel Journalist Association. His work has been published in Shape Magazine, Cruise Magazine, Frequent Flyer Magazine, Key Biscayne Magazine, La Jolla Today Magazine, Visit Los Cabos Magazine as well the Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) and many others. He has authored six books and is a a popular public speaker with his talks, Fly Cheap, Stay Cheap, Travel Cheap. You can read more about Ron at www.ronsterntravel.com. [firstname.lastname@example.org]
|Carol Sorgen – Executive Editor
Carol Sorgen is a freelance journalist, travel writer, managing editor of JustSayGo.com, and self-confessed gypsy at heart. Her articles appear in both print and online publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Coastal Living, European Homes and Gardens, and WebMD, and she has also authored, or contributed to, a number of books in such fields as health care, fitness, and the arts. When she’s in between trips, Carol makes her home in Baltimore. [email@example.com]
|Keith Kellett – LENScape Editor
In 1996, Keith Kellett gave the Queen her shilling back and retired from the Royal Air Force. He now travels, takes pictures, hangs out, drinks lots of beer and occasionally writes about it … and even more occasionally, gets published. He lives in Amesbury, England, and his favorite subjects are food and drink, old cars, beer, steam engines, beer and brewing, historical re-enactments, beer, bygones, gardens, travel, nature and the outdoors and beer. [Keith-Kellett@tinyworld.co.uk]
|Vivienne Mackie – Fiesta Editor
Vivienne has been roaming the world since her first trip overseas at age eight and even then, she and her grandmother kept a travel journal. She still travels as often as possible, always with a travel journal and camera, and is usually plotting her next trip. She loves learning about different cultures and cuisines (and wines), music, cooking, conservation, and her kids. In between, she teaches ESL! She and her husband have lived in Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Australia, but now reside in Illinois, USA. [firstname.lastname@example.org]
|Marina Farrell – Managing Web Producer/Writer
Marina has been interested in global cultures since childhood, having grown up with stories about the Old World from her Lithuanian grandparents. Her work in international web development has kept her close to international communities and technology. Some of her favorite places in the world are Vilnius, Lithuania, and Salzburg, Austria. [email@example.com]
|Roberta Beach Jacobson and Alf B. Meier – Writers
The Greek-based photojournalists have journeyed to 15 countries together and have lived to write about it. They freelance for international magazines and travel guide books. [firstname.lastname@example.org]