Edward Young III
Boston Public Garden
Manila skyline
Boston skyline from a duck boat tour on Boston Harbor
Main Street of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Traveling Lives: Edward Young III

Brianne Miers - December 4, 2016
Edward Young III

I met Edward during a Travel Massive event in Manila during TBEX Asia and found his story to be fascinating. Hailing from a small city in the midwest U.S., Edward is now based in the Middle East for work and has traveled to nearly 50 countries. He shares inspirational and motivational posts on travel, health and life on his blog, Reborn Stronger. 

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November: A Time to Focus and Forge Ahead

Brianne Miers - December 3, 2016
Boston Public Garden

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self. – Aldous Huxley It’s three days into December, and I’m still trying to make sense of November – I think I will be for quite a while. The month started out with trying to readjust to life in Boston after spending several fun-filled weeks in the Philippines. …

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October: A Month of Firsts at Home and Abroad

Brianne Miers - October 31, 2016
Manila skyline

This October was definitely one for the record books! I experienced my… First Professional Soccer Game Even though I’ve been to nearly every other professional sporting event, before this month I had never been to a professional soccer game. Thanks to New England Revolution, I was able to spend the night of the 1st at Gillette Stadium with my friend Fiona of Gourmet Pigs watching them beat …

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Giveaway: See the sights with a GO City Card!

Brianne Miers - October 3, 2016
Boston skyline from a duck boat tour on Boston Harbor

Whether you’re visiting a city for the first time or want to explore more of your hometown, the GO City Card is an easy way to save a lot of money while visiting top attractions. Here’s what I experienced when I recently tried out the GO Boston Card, and here’s your chance to win two passes for yourself! About the GO City Card There are a variety of single day and …

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Backyard Tourist: Bridge of Flowers and Glacial Potholes of Shelburne Falls

Brianne Miers - September 29, 2016
Main Street of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Each year when my dad and I attend the Green River Music Festival in Greenfield, Massachusetts, we look for new places to explore on our way to or from my home in Boston. Together we’ve wandered around some of my favorite Massachusetts towns including Concord and Northampton, and once, after spending the night in Brattleboro, Vermont, we took a scenic drive home through New Hampshire.

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Massachusetts Giveaway: New England Revolution Beer Tasting & Game

Brianne Miers - September 22, 2016
New England Revolution and Colorado Rapids

Next Saturday, October 1, I’ll be at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, doing three of my favorite things – watching soccer, drinking beer and supporting a good cause. And since I have a pair of tickets to give away, there’s a chance you can join me for free (a $70 value!).* Anheuser-Busch is hosting a beer tasting in the DraftKings Fantasy Sports Zone at 5:00 p.m., before the New England Revolution takes the field against Sporting Kansas …

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Humanity Unified International: Empowering Women and Communities

Brianne Miers - September 21, 2016
women in Rwanda working with Humanity Unified International

Maria Russo is the executive director of Humanity Unified International, a non-profit organization she co-founded with her husband, Anthony, in 2015 with the goal of lifting vulnerable populations out of poverty through education, food security programs and economic opportunities. She recently took time from her busy schedule – she’s also editor of The Culture-ist – to answer my questions about HU Int’l’s beginnings, programs and plans. 

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Traveling Lives: Kelly Rodriguez

Brianne Miers - September 10, 2016
kelly-and-antonio

Kelly was one of the many inspiring women I met at the 2015 Women in Travel Summit in Boston. She has been teaching ESL at an elementary school in Massachusetts, but in October, she’ll be starting new job teaching English online to European students completing their high school degrees in the U.S. She muses about her life, family and travels on her blog, A Lovely Life Indeed.

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