Womentum Pays it Forward to Help Women around the World

Brianne Miers - February 20, 2017
women in India

Prabha Dublish is the co-founder of Womentum, a non-profit organization that crowdfunds donations to help women in developing countries start their own businesses. A junior at Babson College, she got the idea for Womentum after a trip to Delhi, India, in summer 2015. Womentum launched in April 2016 and has since funded women entrepreneurs in India, Uganda, Ecuador, and Colombia. 

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January: History is Happening

Brianne Miers - January 31, 2017
protest signs at Whitney Museum of American Art

Boston I had been looking forward to a quiet January after the hustle and bustle of November and December, but soon after the new year, a new resident moved into the White House, as you might have heard. So on one chilly Saturday, instead of huddling under a blanket, and catching up on books and movies, I joined about 175,000 other fired-up New Englanders on Boston Common for the …

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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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December: Reconnecting and Reflecting

Brianne Miers - January 1, 2017
Main St. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Follow my blog with Bloglovin After the darkness of November, I needed some light, and December was certainly full of it. My friend Fiona and I kicked off the month by attending a Boston Bloggers wine tasting hosted by 90+ Cellars, a Massachusetts-based company, at the new Warrior Ice Arena in Brighton (outside of Boston). What do wine and hockey have in common? I have no …

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Traveling Lives: Kristin Winet

Brianne Miers - December 23, 2016
Kristin Winet

Kristin is one of the many wonderful women I met through Wanderful and the Women in Travel Summit (WITS). A native of Atlanta, Georgia, she and her husband (and their two cats) relocated to Florida this year after living in Arizona for eight years. She is both an English professor and award-winning freelance writer, and you can read more of her beautiful stories on her blog, Bon …

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