Original Article by Brand Ambassador Tia of Big City Tyro While there are many places in this world that will always have a piece of my heart, none will ever take the coveted spot of my self-designated happy place: Nantucket. For a tiny island of just 30 miles, Nantucket (or ACK as the locals call it) just oozes all things quintessential New England: charming gray-shingled cottages marked with nautical names such as Clam Shack or Seascape, endless rows of watercolor hydrangeas dotted along … [Read more...]
I’m thrilled to be returning for another year as a 2017 Schwinn Ambassador! For the past four years, I have documented my adventures as a rookie or “tyro” to big city life in Boston and my journey through college along the way. My blog is my creative outlet and personal happy place where I share everything from my travels along the Eastern Seaboard to collegiate life in Boston, my love of fashion, and anything else that inspires me along the way! As I finish up my last semester of college this spring, I’m excited to see what new adventures lie ahead later this year. It’s sure to be a wild ride!
With college graduation around the corner and my time in Boston quickly coming to an end, I've been taking advantage of any opportunity to visit my favorite local gems around the city. One of my personal favorites is the Bostonian-famous Tatte, which luckily has one location just a short bike ride away from campus. As the weather continues to warm up, I guarantee there will be even more trips to Tatte on my Schwinn Sivica to enjoy a leisurely afternoon filled with good cycling, coffee, and … [Read more...]
Original article by Tia on: Big City Tyro After a summer day of exploring around the city with my Classic SS Cruiser, there's nothing I love more than packing up a picnic basket full of afternoon tea and treats and hanging out with friends on the lawn as the sun goes down. Bonus points if you make homemade scones, too! Bike | Basket Cheers to more summer days with lots of sun, scones, Schwinn! Check out the original article and more photos over at Tianna’s blog Big City … [Read more...]
Original article by Tia on: Big City Tyro I'm hitting the road and off on my summer adventure to the Big Apple! Interning in NY last summer was undoubtedly one of the best experiences of my life and to be lucky enough to do it all over again this summer is truly a wonderful twist of fate! While I love NY as much as the next city girl, Boston will always have a special place in my heart. This year, I had a month after classes ended to really explore new neighborhoods and discover … [Read more...]
Original article by Brand Ambassador Tianna: Big City Tyro. April showers have grown some "wicked" beautiful May flowers in Boston as of late. It seems like every street decided to bloom in unison, making bike rides in the city a euphoric experience. It's enough to make you go into sensory overload. Summer seems to be creeping up and soon enough the days will be full of bike rides to the farmer's market, picnics in the parks, and weekend coffee runs. To ensure that I will be fully … [Read more...]
Original article by Brand Ambassador Tianna: Big City Tyro. Boston decided to unleash the best belated April Fool's Day joke ever via a nice blanket of fresh snow this month. While I patiently wait for steady no-tights-necessary temperatures, last week's warm spring tease has me anxious for the return of Boston's vibrant foliage and sunny skies. For now, this wall mural discovery on a recent city excursion with my Classic SS Cruiser provided a much needed dose of equal parts color and … [Read more...]