Springfield Museums
Erika Bisbocci
Kim Fox at Prison Island in Zanzibar
the Hawthorn Inn in Camden, Maine
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There’s something for everyone in the Pioneer Valley!

Brianne Miers - July 20, 2016
Springfield Museums

As much as I love living in Boston, I also love getting out of the “big city” from time to time and experiencing what the rest of New England has to offer. Fortunately I have a lot of fantastic road-trip destinations to chose from right here in Massachusetts. One favorite is the “Pioneer Valley,” a cluster of three counties that sits about two hours west of Boston. On my …

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Jobs That Let You See the World: Flight Attendant

Brianne Miers - July 15, 2016
Erika Bisbocci

Since my current job keeps me pretty rooted in one place, I recently interviewed a series of professionals in diverse careers whose jobs let them earn a living and see the world at the same time — the goal is to provide some information and inspiration to all the cubicle dwellers out there who are feeling restless.  Oregon native Erika has one of the most fascinating jobs in travel. …

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Jobs That Let You See the World: College Professor

Brianne Miers - July 6, 2016
Kim Fox at Prison Island in Zanzibar

Since my current job keeps me pretty rooted in one place, I recently interviewed a series of professionals in diverse careers whose jobs let them earn a living and see the world at the same time — the goal is to provide some information and inspiration to all the cubicle dwellers out there who are feeling restless.  Kim is a former host and anchor for the NPR …

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10 Things You Need to Do Before Takeoff

Brianne Miers - June 21, 2016
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For most people, the days leading up to a vacation are a blur – doing laundry, packing, running errands, making arrangements for plants and pets, and wrapping up responsibilities at the office. Even though I travel frequently, it’s still a challenge to remember all of the details that I need to take care of before I leave on an international trip, so I created this handy checklist to help …

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Jobs That Let You See the World: Tour Guide

Brianne Miers - June 8, 2016
Taylor Fuller in front of John Lennon wall in Florence

Since my current job keeps me pretty rooted in one place, I recently interviewed a series of professionals in diverse careers whose jobs let them earn a living and see the world at the same time — the goal is to provide some information and inspiration to all the cubicle dwellers out there who are feeling restless.  Last week Miles told us what it was like to …

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How The Umbrella Foundation is Helping End “Voluntourism” in Nepal

Brianne Miers - May 31, 2016
Caroline Scheffer outside with kids

In summer 2003, I volunteered as an English teacher at an all-girls government school in Pokhara, Nepal. Even though my experience was mostly positive, I’ve since questioned whether my decision to volunteer with children was a responsible one, as I’ve learned more about the ugly side of the “voluntourism” industry.  Caroline Scheffer is a former Country Director of the The Umbrella Foundation, which works to alleviate the impact of trafficking, …

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Jobs That Let You See the World: Marketing Specialist for a Tour Operator

Brianne Miers - May 24, 2016
Miles McAlpin in Brooklyn

Since my current job keeps me pretty rooted in one place, I recently interviewed a series of professionals in diverse careers whose jobs let them earn a living and see the world at the same time — the goal is to provide some information and inspiration to all the cubicle dwellers out there who are feeling restless.  My next interview is with Miles, a fellow Bostonian, who has very successfully …

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Jobs That Let You See the World: Foreign Service Officer

Brianne Miers - May 11, 2016
Natalie at the Bifengxia Panda Reserve

Since my current job keeps me pretty rooted in one place, I recently interviewed a series of professionals in diverse careers whose jobs let them earn a living and see the world at the same time — the goal is to provide some information and inspiration to all the cubicle dwellers out there who are feeling restless.  My third interview is an extra-special one because it’s with my close friend, …

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