2017: A Year in My Traveling Life

Brianne Miers - January 6, 2018
Brianne Miers in front of street art in Asbury Park, New Jersey

2017 was one of my biggest years of travel yet. I visited a few countries for the second time – Colombia, Guatemala and Portugal – went to two European countries for the first time – Spain and Poland – and stopped by a few islands I’ve never visited before – Antigua, St. Martin and Madeira. I also saw a lot of the U.S. including three …

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The Top 10 Things to Do in Boston: A Local’s Guide

Brianne Miers - January 4, 2018
swan boats in the Public Garden in Boston

If you’re looking for the top 10 things to do in Boston, check out my local’s guide! February marks 10 years since I packed up my apartment in Washington, D.C., and headed north to start a new job in chilly Boston, Massachusetts. Over the years I’ve loved having the opportunity to show visitors all of the places that I’ve discovered as I’ve settled into my …

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The Three Most Inspiring Nonprofits of 2017

Brianne Miers - January 4, 2018
Ninos de Guatemala volunteer and students

I have the pleasure of working with inspiring, impactful organizations every day as a non-profit consultant. But I also get to discover wonderful organizations during the course of my travels around the globe. This year there were three that stuck out to me as being particularly impressive. Read on to learn more about each of them and you can support their efforts.

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December: Something Old and Something New

Brianne Miers - January 2, 2018
Minnehaha Falls in Minnesota

While the highlight of November was traveling out of the country for the first time since the summer, my December adventures all took place in the U.S. On the way to my home state of New Jersey, where I spent Christmas with my parents, I stopped by the Jersey Shore to check out two cities I haven’t been to before – and I traveled to Minnesota for the …

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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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