Month: December 2017

Suitcase Six veronica-sand Woman of the Week: Veronica

Woman of the Week: Veronica

Veronica is a working woman with a few degrees under her belt. She’s also a cat and dog mom, and a bit of an introvert so Veronica and I have a lot in common! She’s a great example of someone who has serious career ambitions, […]

Suitcase Six squid2 From Codfish To Cozido (Part II): 5 Portuguese Restaurants with Scrumptious Foods

From Codfish To Cozido (Part II): 5 Portuguese Restaurants with Scrumptious Foods

In October, I had the pleasure of traveling through Portugal with my boyfriend, Christian. We saw nearly everything we’d hoped and explored the entire country quite thoroughly. Still, I think my favorite part of the trip was sampling the Portuguese foods in each different region. […]

Suitcase Six gabby-wall Woman of the Week: Gabby

Woman of the Week: Gabby

Gabby is an American girl who traded in university life for an Au Pair job in Germany. Now studying history, Gabby shares how she’s resumed courses AND learned to balance her school work, nannying, and exploring simultaneously. We never said it was easy, people! I […]

Suitcase Six Melanie-sunset Woman of the Week: Melanie

Woman of the Week: Melanie

Meet Melanie, a woman on her way to a PhD and a full passport! Our latest woman of the week has a passion for people as well as seeing the globe, which was likely instilled in her from birth. Melanie tells about her travel-filled upbringing, and […]

Suitcase Six Lena-standing-in-the-ocean-at-sunset. Woman of the Week: Lena

Woman of the Week: Lena

Lena is mother, wife, manager, and world traveler who has been exploring most of her life. As you’ll see, she is quite a busy woman! Fortunately, Lena has super generously shared her strategies for traveling while parenting, working, and running her own travel blog. You can check out […]

Suitcase Six coastline Navigating Portugal: A Helpful Guide for Female Backpackers

Navigating Portugal: A Helpful Guide for Female Backpackers

In October 2017 I had the opportunity to spend about three weeks exploring Portugal and the Azores Island of Sao Miguel. I fell in love with the food, the culture, and the countryside while there. (For the posts on the yummies I ate, read Codfish […]