Kelley is our Woman of the Week here to share her advice with you about how she manages to juggle work, parenting, and travel. Her story is beautifully written and I loved seeing her perspective as a mother to her young daughter and how that influences her travel. I hope you enjoy the read.
Our W.O.W. is Anna Dove. I’ve known Anna for a few years now. We met when I was a teacher’s assistant for the psychopathy seminar of which Anna was a student. Several years later we are still working together under the same professor for HOPE Mentoring, where Anna is a mentor. Anna traveled all summer in Uganda and […]
Haley is this week’s featured interviewee in the Suitcase Six Woman of the Week series. She shares about her adventures in Australia, India, and Vietnam and how she’s visited all these places while getting three degrees!
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 […]
I met Abbey through work at HOPE Mentoring where she is a mentor in one of Indiana’s juvenile correctional facilities. When I heard she spent a semester abroad in Norway I knew I had to interview her. I can’t wait to pick her brain on what to see, and can’t wait to share this Woman […]
The last stop in Thailand for Marie and I was a really special one. Elephants have long been one of my favorite animals and I really wanted to see them when I was in Thailand. That being said, I was very aware of their exploitation and didn’t want to contribute. Before we left, I did […]
I met Carina online through the blogging world and was immediately inspired by her blog, The Undiscovered Journey. Nearly everything she writes resonates with me and I’m inspired by her bold celebration of women and the adventures she’s created for herself. Carina is just beginning another ambitious adventure and I’m excited to share her work with you all […]
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 […]
Maya is a student at Indiana University whom I met through her older brother, Adam. One of the Suitcase Six ladies, Marie, has been dating Adam for a few years so I’ve gotten to know Maya through group hangouts of mutual friends in our circles. I had such a great time talking with Maya about her pre-med […]
The beginning of our 1.5 weeks in Thailand was spent on the west coast, in the town of Krabi. After a short flight from Singapore, and a quiet, 40-minute taxi ride from the Krabi airport to our accommodations at the Bananas Bungalows, Marie and I arrived at what would become my personal paradise for the […]