Destinations Posts

Suitcase Six IMG_6021 Oslo to Bergen: A Train Ride To Remember

Oslo to Bergen: A Train Ride To Remember

I recently took the famous train ride from Oslo to Bergen, Norway and can honestly say it is the most beautiful, scenic train ride I’ve ever experienced. Whether you’re interested in Bergen (which is one of my new favorite cities – another story for another […]

Suitcase Six MG_4751 Round the World in 180(ish) Days - Thoughts at the Start

Round the World in 180(ish) Days – Thoughts at the Start

Hello to any friends, family, and other travelers who might have found their way onto my blog! Thanks for checking out Suitcase Six and tuning in to my adventures. I’m a week and some days into my round-the-world (RTW) trip and I thought it would […]

Suitcase Six  5 Reasons Why Seattle Should be on Your Bucket List

5 Reasons Why Seattle Should be on Your Bucket List

Sometimes overshadowed by more famed West Coast destinations like San Francisco and Los Angeles, Seattle brings a distinct and refreshing “Pacific North” factor to the West. And what does that mean? It means cooler temperatures, snow-capped peaks, clear cool lakes, an endless list of outdoor […]

Suitcase Six MG_4347 Underrated Indiana - 18 Reasons To Add This Midwestern State To Your Bucket List

Underrated Indiana – 18 Reasons To Add This Midwestern State To Your Bucket List

I’ve spent a lot of my life wanderlusting for adventure abroad, often times without appreciating the adventure that lies in my own back yard. The older I get and more I explore the world, the more I realize how much Indiana has to offer. Now […]

Suitcase Six  8 Environmentally Friendly Adventures to Discover Around the World

8 Environmentally Friendly Adventures to Discover Around the World

Celebrating our Magnificent Planet on Earth Day     Earth Day is a day for to reflect on and appreciate our beautiful planet. But nowadays, so many of us are worried about our environment that on Earth Day, we recommit to looking for ways to […]

Suitcase Six  Indiana Travel Guide: Can't Miss Suggestions from the Locals

Indiana Travel Guide: Can’t Miss Suggestions from the Locals

When you think of the USA, Indiana probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind. Still, it’s the place I’ve grown up and lived for over 20 years, and I know it has a ton to offer. It’s probably no surprise then that I’m […]

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 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 […]

Suitcase Six limpets From Codfish to Cozido: 5 Places to Eat in the Azores

From Codfish to Cozido: 5 Places to Eat in the Azores

From Codfish to Cozido For sixteen days, Christian and I travelled through Portugal trying all the local foods our appetites could handle. I  anticipated the fresh seafood dishes and wines for which Portugal is well-known, eagerly. As a lover of both seafood and red wine, […]

Suitcase Six white-temple-3-color 6 Mistakes I Made Backpacking Asia

6 Mistakes I Made Backpacking Asia

Last year, (2017) I spent three weeks backpacking Asia with one of the other Suitcase Six ladies. Marie and I had an unforgettable time exploring Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Hong Kong together. As I reflect on our adventures, I realize we made quite a few […]