Destinations

The Suitcase Six Singapore Itinerary

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: […]

6 Stops to Make in Central Park

6 Stops to Make in Central Park

On the way back from Amsterdam, Dylan and I flew in to NYC where he recently moved into an apartment. I stopped over for the weekend and had him as my personal city guide. On a sunny Sunday afternoon, Dylan took Akshay (another college friend […]

3 Days in Belgium

3 Days in Belgium

Our three day itinerary through Brussels, Ghent, and Bruges.

6 Ways to Save in Amsterdam & Belgium

6 Ways to Save in Amsterdam & Belgium

Amsterdam is not an inexpensive city, and Belgium didn’t do my wallet many favors either.  To be fair, I didn’t make a huge effort to pinch pennies but checking my bank account on the tail end of the trip was a bit jarring. Reflecting on […]

How Accessible Are Netherlands and Belgium?

How Accessible Are Netherlands and Belgium?

Reflecting on my time in Netherlands and Belgium, I noted a few things that made it particularly easy to navigate and a few factors that could potentially make backpacking this region a bit more difficult. Disclaimer: This list is far from all-encompassing in terms of […]

The Residence Les Ecrins

The Residence Les Ecrins

When I’m travelling, I typically stay in hostel dorm rooms because it’s generally less expensive. Hostels can be great places to meet other travelers which can be a big priority, especially when travelling alone. However, there are certainly less enjoyable aspects of huge dorm rooms, […]

6 Things to See in the Rijksmuseum

6 Things to See in the Rijksmuseum

When Tahvi and I visited the Rijksmuseum this trip, we had less than two hours to explore. I knew it was a large museum, but I thought I might be able to work my way through most of the major exhibits. I was very much […]

Dutch Dining: Food in the Netherlands

Dutch Dining: Food in the Netherlands

After three days of dining in Amsterdam, I’ve come to realize that Dutch cuisine is not a super prominent fare. We’ve come across very few restaurants serving traditional Dutch food, but countless international restaurants (especially Italian joints and Argentinian steakhouses). Waffles and french fries are […]

Seattle Scenery

Seattle Scenery

A beautiful view of Lake Union in Seattle from our weekend trip to visit Tahvi.

Suitcase Six in Southeast Asia: Our Itinerary

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 […]