Publications and More

Here are some of my recent publications, guest posts, interviews, photography, podcasts, and speaking engagements.


10 Reasons Why HI Iceland is the Eco-Friendly Choice | Hostelling International Iceland blog

…And even though I was only a guest at the hostel for less than 48 hours, I certainly felt HI Iceland’s deep commitment to sustainability from the moment I walked in the front door…

How To Volunteer In Guatemala & Help Local Youth | Epicure & Culture

In an open-air auditorium on the outskirts of Antigua, Guatemala, teenagers wearing their finest formal outfits grasped their diplomas as they posed for obligatory photos with proud parents and restless siblings before dashing off for selfies and snacks with friends.

Tourism on the Rebound in Nepal | Ethical Traveler

Badri Rai is celebrating some good news this month. Nepal’s Department of Immigration just announced that foreign tourist arrivals shot up 28 percent in the first half of 2017 – 460,304 tourists arrived via air in the first six months of 2017, compared to 359,672 in the first half of 2016.

Seven Ways Volunteering is Good for Your Career | Giving Way blog

Did you ever think of all the ways that volunteering is good for your career? There’s no question that volunteers benefit from volunteering.

The Perils of a Tourism Boom: Palawan’s Popularity Problem | Ethical Traveler

This past fall (autumn for those outside North America), I was lured to Palawan, a culturally and ecologically rich archipelago in the Philippines made up of nearly 2,000 islands.

Guest Posts

Drinking Buddies: Drinking at the Edge of the World in Uruguay | It’s 5 O’Clock Here

In the “Drinking Buddies” series, I ask fellow travel bloggers to share their favorite bar experience from their travels. In today’s edition, Brianne of A Traveling Life gives you the inside scoop on drinking at the edge of the world in Uruguay.

Fashion Lovers: Here’s Where to Head on Your Next Vacation | Fash-ology

Everyone knows that Paris, London and New York are where fashion lovers flock. But if you’ve already strolled through the Tuileries, cruised down the Thames and caught a show on Broadway, don’t worry, there are still plenty of other stylish cities around the world to explore.

How to Live a Life of Travel and Still Have a Career | The Ambitious Bee

The U.S. is the only industrialized country in the world that has no legally mandated annual leave – most Americans are lucky if they can squeeze in one week of vacation each year, with a few extra days off scattered here and there (That sounds depressing, I know!).

The Rickshaw Challenge and Indian Wifi Woes | Work Travel Tech

Throughout my professional career, I’ve had almost every kind of workspace there is – a private office (LOVE!), a shared cube (LOATHE) and even a converted closet (Yes, that’s true.)

How to Set a Travel Budget and Stick to it | Meet, Plan, Go!

Earlier this month was my first-ever travel-related speaking gig at the first Meet, Plan, Go! New York City meetup…

The Rickshaw Challenge and Round Table India Team Up to Transform Schools | Rickshaw Challenge

Over the past nine years, the Rickshaw Challenge has drawn more than 1,500 people from across the globe to India…

Offroading by Rickshaw: Ride along with Game of Horns | Rickshaw Challenge

For many the ride to Tuticorin was a smooth road, too smooth according to some, so the Norwegian team…


Entrepreneur & Traveler: Interview with Brianne Miers | Twirl the Globe

Brianne is a Boston-based non-profit consultant and travel blogger with a particular interest in responsible travel.

Globavore Interview: Brianne Miers | Travel Eater

In this Globavore Interview, we hear from Brianne Miers.

Meet the Gypsies | Brianne of A Traveling Life | Wild Hearted

I’m Brianne, and I’m originally from a small town in New Jersey. I’ve been based in Boston, Massachusetts, for about eight years.

Wanderful Pro Member of the Month: Brianne Miers | Wanderful 

At Wanderful we’re all about the sisterhood, and we love hearing from our community! That’s why our pro membership is so cool: Wanderful women from all over the world get to access the all the benefits of being Wanderful in awesome ways.

Traveler Tuesday – Brianne of A Traveling Life | Misadventures with Andi

Brianne of A Traveling Life is a very active travel blogger based out of Boston. When she is not planning her own trips she is heading up the Boston chapter of Meet Plan Go, so basically she is in travel mode all the time!

5 Travel Questions: Brianne – A Traveling Life | Elite Travel Blog

A solo traveler and 40+ countries later, Brianne from A Traveling Life tells us about her journeys around Asia and more…


10 Visual Storytellers Using Instagram To Inspire Global Community & Kindness | The Good Trade 

In the day and age of social media, it seems as if there is an Instagram account for just about everything.

Friday Lens Affair | My Travel Affairs

This week I’m sharing with you a picture of the road to Aguas Calientes, Peru…

29 Instagrams that Show How Vibrant the World Really Is | Matador Network

The world is a colourful place, and who better to look to than the MatadorU student body — thousands of travelers….

Solo Travel to India: Photos by Readers | Solo Travel Society

Readers of Solo Traveler and members of the Solo Travel Society on Facebook regularly share with us photos from their travels.


EP 072: Don’t Be Afraid to Shake Things Up | Go SOLO Live

On this week’s show, Brianne shares some of her worldly experiences, tips on how to practice sustainable travel, and some of her top favorite destinations to go to.

[013] The Re-entry Process After a Big Trip with Brianne Miers | Her Packing List

When you go away on a longer adventure, coming back home can be tough. Today we discuss the struggles of the re-entry process after a big trip with Brianne Miers.

Speaking Engagements

  • “So You Want to Start a Travel Blog?” | Boston Travel & Adventure Show, January 2020
  • “Ditching the Tourist Trail” | Immersion Travel Magazine‘s Sustainable Travel Summit, June 2017
  • “Kick Your Business in the Butt: Launching, Growing & Thriving as an Entrepreneur” | Women in Travel Summit, April 2017
  • Solo female travel, “Be Bold, Be Heard” conference (Graduate Women at MIT) | April 2017
  • Career Break Travel Planning Summit | Meet, Plan, Go! Boston event, June 2016
  • “Overcoming Fears to Long-Term Travel” and “Returning Home after Long-Term Travel” | NY Travel Festival, April 2016
  • “Budgeting for Your Break” | Meet, Plan, Go! Boston event, July 2015
  • “Traveling as a Young Professional” | Hostelling International Boston event, June 2015
  • “Budgeting for Your Break” | Meet, Plan, Go! New York City event, March 2015

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