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6 Mistakes I Made Backpacking Asia

I spent three weeks backpacking Asia in March 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 come to the end of sharing my Asia adventures, I wanted to […]

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Singapore Prison Systems – Why the country’s criminal justice system is ranked #4 in the world.

2016 was a big year for Singapore and their criminal justice system. There was a change of command with Mr. Desmond Chin taking over as commissioner for the Singapore Prison Service (SPS), replacing Mr. Soh Wai Wah. The SPS also “unveiled new core values…Synergy, Vigilance, […]

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Green Singapore: A City for the Eco-Conscious

In March, I got to spend about five days in Singapore with Marie and I fell in love with the place. One of the things I most appreciated about the city was that even though it’s got a population density comparable to New York City […]

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The Suitcase Six Singapore Itinerary

Marie and I went to Southeast Asia for three weeks in March, and because Marie is a talented photographer, we have incredible shots to document the trip. I’ve already shared an itinerary showing how long we were in each city (Suitcase Six in Southeast Asia: […]

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Suitcase Six in Southeast Asia: Our Itinerary

Early in 2017, Sarah and Marie spent 25 days traveling Southeast Asia. Their itinerary, including dates, cities, and flight times, and accommodations are below.  Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand & Hong Kong: 2017 Day 1 (Feb 27): Leave for Chicago for Singapore. (6:55 pm) Day 2 (Feb 28): Flying… SINGAPORE Day […]

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Gardens by the Bay – Horticulturist Heaven

Marie and I visited the Gardens on our first day in Singapore and loved them so much that we came back on our final night, almost a month later, to see the Gardens by night. I was stunned by the variety of the gardens. We […]