October 2015

Traveling Lives: Meet Fiona Chandra

Brianne Miers - October 18, 2015
Fiona at canyon

A native of Surabaya, Indonesia, Fiona came to the U.S. to attend high school in South Carolina. Before relocating to Cambridge for a postdoc last year, she spent 12 years in Los Angeles, where she launched her successful food blog, Gourmet Pigs, in 2007. I met Fiona at the Women in Travel Summit in March, and she’s since become my go-to source for restaurant recommendations in the Boston area.

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Traveling Lives: Meet Vicky Sosa

Brianne Miers - October 5, 2015
Buddy The Traveling Monkey

Vicky Sosa always has a buddy with her when she travels – the Buddy, that is. Vicky bought Buddy, a stuffed monkey that roots for the Miami Dolphins, a few years ago, and together they’ve been to more than 20 countries on five continents. When she’s not traveling, Vicky works full-time as a secretary and chronicles her and Buddy’s adventures on their blog, Buddy the Traveling Monkey.

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Instagram Roundup: Summer in Boston

Brianne Miers - October 4, 2015
Martha's Vineyard

After spending most of the past year overseas then suffering through a terribly cold and snowy spring, I was happy to stick closer to home this summer and take advantage of what I consider to be the best time of year in Boston. Now that the temperatures are starting to drop again, here’s a look back at the highlights of those glorious warm days, as told through my favorite Instagram shots.

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