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Suitcase Six IMG_7942 Sustainable Travel and Responsible Tourism: Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Adventure

Sustainable Travel and Responsible Tourism: Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Adventure

The tourism industry is constantly evolving and new trends always emerging as more people take to exploring the world every year. Sustainable travel and responsible tourism are two of the many terms to enter the travel lexicon in recent years. Given the environmental issues our […]

Suitcase Six Untitled-design Woman of the Week: A Celebration

Woman of the Week: A Celebration

  It’s been about a year and a half since I started Suitcase Six and my Woman of the Week series, which was one of the first ideas I had for the blog. Today I’m celebrating a years worth of interviews (52!) and a years […]

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Slow Travel: What it Is and Why You Should Try It

Slow travel – are you familiar with it? I hadn’t heard of this concept until the past year or so when I started meeting people who worked remotely or traveled for a living. (Yes, those people do exist, making a living off of sharing their […]

Suitcase Six typical-roads Mongolia Travel: What To Pack For Mongolia

Mongolia Travel: What To Pack For Mongolia

After a 9 day tour in Mongolia through the Central and Gobi region, I developed a serious list of things I wish I’d brought, things I’m thankful I had, and things I didn’t need to have stuffed in my bag. This tour was totally unlike […]

Suitcase Six dunes One Week in Mongolia: A Sunpath Tour Adventure

One Week in Mongolia: A Sunpath Tour Adventure

I joined a Sunpath Mongolia tour for an 9-day, 8-night adventure through Central Mongolia and the Gobi region this September which was an adventure of a lifetime. Joined by three other travelers in my van, and several other tour groups along portions of the journey, […]

Suitcase Six IMG_8490 Halfway Around The World: Mid-Trip Updates

Halfway Around The World: Mid-Trip Updates

I’m doing it! I’m halfway through my round-the-world trip, maybe just a little more, and so far I’m surviving. Sometimes I’m even thriving! Sometimes not so much.   I left on May 13 and I’m writing and posting this sometime in late August/early September. (I’m […]

Suitcase Six Karlie-and-her-mom-at-Mt-Rigi Woman of the Week: Karlie

Woman of the Week: Karlie

Many of the people I’ve interviewed have remote jobs that let them travel whenever they like. But for a lot of us, that just isn’t a reality. Our Woman of the Week: Karlie is a speech pathologist who works knows that reality well, and has learned to fit her travels […]

Suitcase Six beach-house Woman of the Week: Jess

Woman of the Week: Jess

I had the pleasure of being connected to our Woman of the Week: Jess through one of the Suitcase Six ladies who met this entrepreneur through her Remote Year adventure. Of course, I was eager to interview Jess and thrilled that she agreed. She’s recently […]

Suitcase Six Whale-Shark Ethical Travel Mistakes: 5 Things We Wouldn't Do Again and Their Responsible Alternatives

Ethical Travel Mistakes: 5 Things We Wouldn’t Do Again and Their Responsible Alternatives

All travelers would like to think our trips are harmless, that tourism is an industry void of ethical issues. Unfortunately, the reality is often quite the opposite. Many aspects of the tourism industry leave the places we visit in worse shape than we left them, whether the impact […]

Suitcase Six Greta-7 Woman of the Week: Greta

Woman of the Week: Greta

Since I started this Woman of the Week series, I’ve learned from so many traveling women who hold amazing jobs that allow (or cause) them to travel. When I saw Greta share a bit about her work online I immediately asked if she’d let me interview her. It’s […]