April 2017

April: On the Road from Alpha to Warsaw

Brianne Miers - April 28, 2017

I’m writing this post slightly before the end of the month, since I’m taking off for Poland tonight! This month I put my head down on pillows in six different cities: Somerville, MA; Alpha, NJ; Asheville, NC; Milwaukee, WI; Boston, MA; and Warsaw, Poland. Even for me, that’s a lot of running – and sleeping – around. On April 1 I walked away from the comfortable …

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Beyond Cannolis: Exploring Boston’s North End with Context Travel

Brianne Miers - April 13, 2017
Old North Church in North End Boston

If you’re heading to Boston, check out this North End Boston History Tour by Context Travel! After living in Boston for nearly nine years, I thought I knew the city pretty well. I also thought I knew a fair amount about the North End, Boston’s “Little Italy,” since I once organized my own walking tour of the neighborhood and have taken numerous out-of-town visitors there to …

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Rype: How Busy Professionals Can Learn a New Language

Brianne Miers - April 8, 2017
a sign in Jose Ignacio, Uruguay

Are you looking to learn a new language? If so, then you definitely need to check out Rype! My Language Journey Like most Americans, I don’t speak a language other than English. Sure, I’ve tried pretty hard over the years to learn French and Spanish, but I never succeeded in becoming fluent in either one. Unfortunately I didn’t have the opportunity to study a foreign language …

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March: Packing Up and Planning Ahead

Brianne Miers - April 7, 2017
Faneuil Hall in Boston

Yes, I know it’s almost a week into April. (That seems to be the theme with my monthly roundups!)   Packing Up The reason for the delay in my monthly roundup was largely due to the fact that I spent the majority of the month packing up my personal belongings to make way for the tenant who is living in my condo here in Boston during April and May. …

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