Author: Brianne Miers

Photo Essay: My Rainy Day Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

Photo Essay: My Rainy Day Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

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. […]

How to Spend 48 Hours in Warsaw

How to Spend 48 Hours in Warsaw

Here are my recommendations on how to spend 48 hours in Warsaw, a city that has literally risen from the ashes over the past 50 years to become a popular destination for tourists wanting to experience some of the country’s best restaurants, nightlife and cultural […]

July: Appreciating the Comforts of Home

July: Appreciating the Comforts of Home

All good things must come to an end, and July marked the end of nearly three months of non-stop travel (Read what I was up to in April, May and June).

LOT Polish Airlines Review: A Flight of Firsts

LOT Polish Airlines Review: A Flight of Firsts

LOT Polish Airlines Review This is what it was like to fly Business Class on LOT Polish Airlines’ inaugural flight from Newark International Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport on a 787 Dreamliner™.  

My Favorite Food Town: Northampton, Massachusetts

My Favorite Food Town: Northampton, Massachusetts

Are you looking for the best places to eat in Northampton, Massachusetts? Check out Allison Bird’s recommendations on where to go in her favorite food town.

A Weekend in Indianapolis: Good Brews and Fresh Food

A Weekend in Indianapolis: Good Brews and Fresh Food

Are you looking for the best places to eat and drink in Indianapolis? Here is a roundup of the bars, breweries and restaurants I discovered during my June trip.

NGO Update: Two Years after the Nepal Earthquake

NGO Update: Two Years after the Nepal Earthquake

April 25 marked the two-year anniversary of the devastating Nepal earthquake, which left nearly 9,000 people dead and 22,000 people injured, and leveled countless homes and cultural and religious sites. I haven’t been to Nepal in more than 10 years, but it remains a very special […]

June: Not Slowing Down Yet

June: Not Slowing Down Yet

While I feel very fortunate to have seen new cities, countries and states, reunited with old friends and made lots of new ones over the past three months, I must admit that now – in mid-July – I’m exhausted.

What You Need to Know for Your First Visit to the U.S.

What You Need to Know for Your First Visit to the U.S.

Are you planning to make your first visit to the U.S.? If so, check out this guest post from Indian travel blogger, Sai Mekala. “Horrendously strenuous” is how Einstein had explained his first visit to the U.S. He had his reasons in place – worried paparazzi […]

May: A Memorable Month on Land and at Sea

May: A Memorable Month on Land and at Sea

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 […]