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The 2017 Travel+SocialGood Global Summit: A Preview

Brianne Miers - October 30, 2017

The 4th annual Travel+SocialGood Global Summit is being held in New York City next month. It’s expected to draw 150 travel industry thought leaders, innovators and visionaries for the purpose of coming up with concrete ideas for increasing transparency in the sustainable travel movement. I recently interviewed Travel+SocialGood (TSG) Executive Director Kelley Louise about the Summit and what to expect this year.

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May: A Memorable Month on Land and at Sea

Brianne Miers - July 5, 2017

In mid-April I kicked off two months of nearly non-stop travel, so I’m only now (in July) sitting down to think about all that has happened during this time. May was a big month for me for a lot of reasons. I turned 40 (and survived), I spent some quality time with family, and I took my first trans-Atlantic cruise. I also got to return …

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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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Best Places to Volunteer with Animals around the World

Brianne Miers - January 30, 2017
La Senda Verde Bolivia

Inspired by my recent visit to the island of Palawan in the Philippines, where I was lucky enough to swim with whale sharks in a completely natural settling, I wanted to spread the word about other tours, attractions and experiences that are encouraging positive interactions between humans and nature. So I asked some fellow travel bloggers to share their favorite responsible wildlife encounters from around the world.  This …

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Best Places to See Elephants in Southeast Asia

Brianne Miers - January 20, 2017
baby elephant at MandaLao in Luang Prabang, Laos

If you’re looking to see elephants in Southeast Asia, it’s important to do your research. Check out these recommendations from my fellow travel bloggers.  About the Responsible Wildlife Encounters Series Inspired by my recent visit to the island of Palawan in the Philippines, where I was lucky enough to swim with whale sharks in a completely natural settling, I wanted to spread the word about other …

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More Responsible Wildlife Encounters from Around the World

Brianne Miers - January 16, 2017
Apo Island in the Philippines

Inspired by my recent visit to the island of Palawan in the Philippines, where I was lucky enough to swim with whale sharks in a completely natural settling, I wanted to spread the word about other tours, attractions and experiences that are encouraging positive interactions between humans and nature. So I asked some fellow travel bloggers to share their favorite responsible wildlife encounters from around the world. This is …

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Responsible Wildlife Encounters from Around the World

Brianne Miers - January 14, 2017
snow monkey at Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park in Japan

Inspired by my recent visit to the island of Palawan in the Philippines, where I was lucky enough to swim with whale sharks in a completely natural settling, I wanted to spread the word about other tours, attractions and experiences that are encouraging positive interactions between humans and nature. So I asked some fellow travel bloggers to share their favorite responsible wildlife encounters from around the world. This is …

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2016: A Year in My Traveling Life

Brianne Miers - January 3, 2017
Brianne Miers driving through Acadia National Park

2016 was my first full year of travel blogging. However, due to some health issues that popped up last January and persisted throughout the year, I didn’t have the energy to travel as much as I had during the previous year, and due to a demanding day job, I wasn’t able to devote as much time to blogging and freelancing as I would’ve liked. Looking back, though, I …

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