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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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April: On the Road from Alpha to Warsaw

Brianne Miers - April 28, 2017

I’m writing this post slightly before the end of the month, since I’m taking off for Poland tonight! This month I put my head down on pillows in six different cities: Somerville, MA; Alpha, NJ; Asheville, NC; Milwaukee, WI; Boston, MA; and Warsaw, Poland. Even for me, that’s a lot of running – and sleeping – around. On April 1 I walked away from the comfortable …

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GO Boston Card Review and GO City Card Giveaway

Brianne Miers - October 3, 2016
Boston skyline from a duck boat tour on Boston Harbor with the GO Boston Card

Thinking about trying out the GO City card? Read my GO Boston Card review and enter to win two GO City Card passes! Whether you’re visiting a city for the first time or want to explore more of your hometown, the GO City Card is an easy way to save a lot of money while visiting top attractions. Here’s my GO Boston Card review and a chance to win two passes for …

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Massachusetts Giveaway: New England Revolution Beer Tasting & Game

Brianne Miers - September 22, 2016
New England Revolution and Colorado Rapids

Next Saturday, October 1, I’ll be at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, doing three of my favorite things – watching soccer, drinking beer and supporting a good cause. And since I have a pair of tickets to give away, there’s a chance you can join me for free (a $70 value!).* Anheuser-Busch is hosting a beer tasting in the DraftKings Fantasy Sports Zone at 5:00 p.m., before the New England Revolution takes the field against Sporting Kansas …

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Instagram Roundup: Fall in Boston

Brianne Miers - December 22, 2015
food trucks at SoWa Market in the South End

I know I’m biased, but I think there’s no better place on earth to spend the fall than in New England. Last year I missed out on all the pumpkin beers, changing leaves and abundance of gourds since I spent October through December traveling in Southeast Asia. This year, however, I needed to stay put and make some money.

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After a Quiet Fall, A New Adventure

Brianne Miers - November 16, 2015
Thoreau cabin in Walden Woods

I got back from my last international trip – 10 days in Colombia – on August 30, which makes this the longest stretch of time that I’ve spent at home in Boston in more than two years. And I’ve hated it. OK, I haven’t totally hated it. I’ve been able to clean my closets, try out some new recipes, take long walks around the neighborhood …

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Instagram Roundup: Summer in Boston

Brianne Miers - October 4, 2015
sunflowers in Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts

After spending most of the past year in Southeast Asia and India, and then suffering through a terribly cold and snowy spring, I was happy to stick closer to home this summer and take advantage of what I consider to be the best time of year in Boston. I spent a lot of time near the water,  another Green River Music Festival Now that the temperatures …

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