July 2015

How Travel Can Be Good for Your Career

Brianne Miers - July 29, 2015
Leah and volcano

A few weeks ago, I spoke on a panel at Hostelling International Boston – “Travel as A Young Professional” – about how to balance traveling with building a career. I asked my three fellow panelists – all incredibly inspiring and accomplished professionals much younger than me! – to share their top three tips on how they’ve done it, and Leah Moschella provided some fantastic advice on how travel can actually benefit your professional …

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Traveling Lives: Meet Ian & Tonya Fitzpatrick

Brianne Miers - July 26, 2015
Ian and Tonya in Namibia

This is the first husband-and-wife profile to grace the Traveling Lives series, and I couldn’t have picked a more appropriate – or talented – couple. Attorneys Ian & Tonya have made travel a priority since the very beginning of their relationship, and today, they run an award-winning broadcasting company, World Footprints, that celebrates “Responsible Travel, Culture and Heritage.”

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Traveling Lives: Meet Jolanta Davis

Brianne Miers - July 11, 2015
Jolanta's family on beach

Growing up behind the Iron Curtain in Poland, Jolanta dreamed of seeing the world. Today, living in Massachusetts with her husband and two children, she has made travel a priority for herself and her family. I had the pleasure of meeting Jolanta at the Women in Travel Summit, and have since marveled at her ability to balance motherhood and a full-time job with sharing her family’s adventures on her blog, Casual Traveler. NAME:  Jolanta …

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Traveling Lives: Meet Glenn Kelly

Brianne Miers - July 5, 2015

Glenn is pretty much living the dream – or at least my dream – by getting paid to travel the world while only working half of the year. We met this winter in India when he and two of his fellow Contiki travel directors were “Team Trashbag” in the Rickshaw Challenge (Check out a few of his highlight videos: kids, cricket & monkeys). He blogs about his experiences at glennkelly.com.au and recently launched …

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If It’s Not a “Hell, Yes!” It’s a “Hell, No!”

Brianne Miers - July 2, 2015
Kevin on slide

A few weeks ago, I spoke on a panel at Hostelling International Boston – “Travel as A Young Professional” – about how to find time to travel while building a career. I asked my three fellow panelists – all incredibly inspiring and accomplished professionals much younger than me! – to share their top three tips on how they’ve done it, and here is what Kevin Diamond had …

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