Tag: travel

Traveling Lives: Edward Young III

Traveling Lives: Edward Young III

I met Edward during a Travel Massive event in Manila during TBEX Asia and found his story to be fascinating. Hailing from a small city in the midwest U.S., Edward is now based in the Middle East for work and has traveled to nearly 50 countries. He […]

Traveling Lives: Kristin Amico

Traveling Lives: Kristin Amico

I sat next to Kristin during a session at the 2015 Women in Travel Summit, and we quickly bonded over our desire to balance our demanding public relations careers with freelance travel writing. Ever since, she’s been a great sailing buddy, drinking buddy and road trip […]

GO Boston Card Review: Exploring Boston as a Local

GO Boston Card Review: Exploring Boston as a Local

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 […]

Bridge of Flowers and Glacial Potholes of Shelburne Falls

Bridge of Flowers and Glacial Potholes of Shelburne Falls

Each year when my dad and I attend the Green River Music Festival in Greenfield, Massachusetts, we look for new places to explore on our way to or from my home in Boston. Together we’ve wandered around some of my favorite Massachusetts towns including Concord and Northampton, and once, after […]

Humanity Unified International: Empowering Women and Communities

Humanity Unified International: Empowering Women and Communities

Maria Russo is the executive director of Humanity Unified International, a non-profit organization she co-founded with her husband, Anthony, in 2015 with the goal of lifting vulnerable populations out of poverty through education, food security programs and economic opportunities. She recently took time from her busy schedule – […]

A Visit to Colby Farm Sunflower Field

A Visit to Colby Farm Sunflower Field

Given that I was recently away from Boston for 11 days visiting family in New Jersey and friends in Colorado, I really wanted (and needed) to be productive this past weekend. But that went out the window when I heard from my friend Kristin that the Colby Farm sunflower field […]

Traveling Lives: Kelly Rodriguez

Traveling Lives: Kelly Rodriguez

Kelly Rodriguez was one of the many inspiring women I met at the 2015 Women in Travel Summit in Boston. She has been teaching ESL at an elementary school in Massachusetts, but in October, she’ll be starting new job teaching English online to European students completing their […]

A Visit to Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival

A Visit to Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival

I haven’t traveled internationally since April, but I really didn’t mind staying put this summer because there’s so much to do in and around Boston during the few months of warmth we get here.

Traveling Lives: Trish Collins

Traveling Lives: Trish Collins

My cousin introduced me to her high school friend, Trish Collins, through Facebook because of our mutual travel obsession, and since then, I’ve enjoyed following her frequent trips around the globe. She’ll be staying put in the coming year, though, since she’ll be welcoming her first child (now […]

Beau Miller: How Aythos Responded to the Nepal Earthquake

Beau Miller: How Aythos Responded to the Nepal Earthquake

Beau Miller is the executive director of Aythos, a non-profit organization he founded seven years ago to implement economic development projects in remote Himalayan villages in Nepal. Since 2012, Aythos volunteers and local staff have trained hundreds of farmers – including women – and helped plant thousands of fruit and nut trees, which provide […]