Brianne Miers

Photo Essay: My Rainy Day Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

Brianne Miers - September 6, 2017
buildings at Auschwitz concentration camp

I had the opportunity to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau during my press trip to Poland with Poland Travel.  Forever let this place be a cry of despair and a warning to humanity. I first learned about the Holocaust by reading The Diary of Anne Frank during elementary school. At that time I had stacks of diaries that I poured my secrets into and guarded with my life. So …

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How to Spend 48 Hours in Warsaw

Brianne Miers - September 2, 2017
Mermaid Statue in Warsaw, Poland

Here are my recommendations on how to spend 48 hours in Warsaw, a city that has literally risen from the ashes over the past 50 years to become a popular destination for tourists wanting to experience some of the country’s best restaurants, nightlife and cultural attractions, as well as pay respect to its dark past.

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NGO Update: Two Years after the Nepal Earthquake

Brianne Miers - July 19, 2017

April 25 marked the two-year anniversary of the devastating Nepal earthquake, which left nearly 9,000 people dead and 22,000 people injured, and leveled countless homes and cultural and religious sites. I haven’t been to Nepal in more than 10 years, but it remains a very special place to me. Since I’ve been curious about what life is like there these days, I reached out to two NGOs based …

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