February 2015

The 10 Apps I Use Most on the Road

Brianne Miers - February 28, 2015
iphone travel apps

In our day-to-day lives, most of us can’t imagine being too far away from our smartphones. And while it’s good to take some time and “unplug” while you’re on the road, smartphones can be incredibly handy tools for navigating foreign lands. Before you leave on your trip, it’s a smart idea to delete extraneous apps off of your phone, since you’ll want the extra space …

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Instagram Roundup: My Daily Life in Chennai

Brianne Miers - February 21, 2015
laundry drying in Chennai, India

My home base for the seven weeks I spent in India working with The Travel Scientists on the Rickshaw Challenge and India’s Cup adventure races was Chennai, formerly known as Madras. Chennai is the fourth-largest city in India and the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu on the eastern coast. Despite its population, it’s not as popular with travelers as the larger, northern cities, and that …

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The Five Things You Need for International Travel

Brianne Miers - February 7, 2015
Hoi An boats

Here are the five things you need for international travel, based on what I found most helpful during my recent travels to Southeast Asia and India. These products all made life on the road so much easier and more comfortable. To help you pack for your trip, check out what clothes you need, what you should have in your carry on and what you first …

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