Beyond Cannolis: Exploring Boston’s North End with Context Travel

Brianne Miers - April 13, 2017
Old North Church in North End Boston

If you’re heading to Boston, check out this North End Boston History Tour by Context Travel! After living in Boston for nearly nine years, I thought I knew the city pretty well. I also thought I knew a fair amount about the North End, Boston’s “Little Italy,” since I once organized my own walking tour of the neighborhood and have taken numerous out-of-town visitors there to …

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March: Packing Up and Planning Ahead

Brianne Miers - April 7, 2017
Faneuil Hall in Boston

Yes, I know it’s almost a week into April. (That seems to be the theme with my monthly roundups!)   Packing Up The reason for the delay in my monthly roundup was largely due to the fact that I spent the majority of the month packing up my personal belongings to make way for the tenant who is living in my condo here in Boston during April and May. …

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February: Armchair Adventures and Sweet Treats

Brianne Miers - March 7, 2017
Boston Harbor at sunset

Yes, I know it’s already a week into March.  Armchair Adventures I spent most of this short month at home in Boston, but I did have a few mental vacations. For the second year in a row, I attended the The Boston Globe Travel Show, where I got to stock up on brochures and chapsticks, and learn more about destinations here in New England and around the world. I …

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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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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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November: A Time to Focus and Forge Ahead

Brianne Miers - December 3, 2016
Boston Public Garden

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self. – Aldous Huxley It’s three days into December, and I’m still trying to make sense of November – I think I will be for quite a while. The month started out with trying to readjust to life in Boston after spending several fun-filled weeks in the Philippines. …

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October: A Month of Firsts at Home and Abroad

Brianne Miers - October 31, 2016
Manila skyline

This October was definitely one for the record books! I experienced my… First Professional Soccer Game Even though I’ve been to nearly every other professional sporting event, before this month I had never been to a professional soccer game. Thanks to New England Revolution, I was able to spend the night of the 1st at Gillette Stadium with my friend Fiona of Gourmet Pigs watching them beat …

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