ReDo Backpackers Hostel and Pub: A Top Choice In South Korea For Sustainable Travelers

I found out about the ReDo Backpackers Hostel and Pub through Workaway when I was looking for a cool opportunity to spend a couple weeks in South Korea. When I came across Damien’s project (the founder of ReDo) I knew it was one I wanted to be involved with. This backpackers hostel is located on […]

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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, we traveled about 2300 kilometers as we explored the changing […]

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8 Environmentally Friendly Adventures to Discover Around the World

A sea turtle swims through the turquoise ocean waters in Apo Island.

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 be more environmentally friendly. For us travelers, that means exploring sustainable […]

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6 Mistakes I Made Backpacking Asia

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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 mistakes backpacking Asia. I wanted to share a few of […]

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Singapore Prison Systems

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Why the country’s criminal justice system is ranked #4 in the world. 2016 was a big year for Singapore prisons systems and criminal justice. 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 […]

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How Accessible Is Malaysia?

Of the places I visited in Southeast Asia, Malaysia was one where I experienced the most intense culture shock. This was likely intensified by factors like illness and jetlag, which are not directly related to Malaysia and can be attributed to mistakes we made. None the less, after reflection I identified a few things that […]

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