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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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Backyard Tourist: Bridge of Flowers and Glacial Potholes of Shelburne Falls

Brianne Miers - September 29, 2016
Main Street of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Each year when my dad and I attend the Green River Music Festival in Greenfield, Massachusetts, we look for new places to explore on our way to or from my home in Boston. Together we’ve wandered around some of my favorite Massachusetts towns including Concord and Northampton, and once, after spending the night in Brattleboro, Vermont, we took a scenic drive home through New Hampshire.

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Instagram Roundup: India’s Cup

Brianne Miers - January 31, 2015

After my respite in Sri Lanka, I hit the road again with The Travel Scientists, this time in a car. India’s Cup Ambassador car rally took me through six southern Indian states over two weeks. Even though I desperately missed the excitement of traveling by rickshaw, we were able to cover a lot more ground and take in some incredibly diverse and stunning scenery.

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Instagram Roundup: Rickshaw Challenge

Brianne Miers - January 10, 2015
at the salt flats during the Rickshaw Challenge

I arrived in India for the first time on December 28 for my first paid travel gig and was immediately sucked into the whirlwind of insanity that is the Rickshaw Challenge. The 10 days that followed were some of the most exhilarating – and exhausting – of my life. Here are a few highlights from those crazy days, as seen on Instagram.    

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