Work and Travel

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

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 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 Megan- "How Travel Changed My Career" - 7 Stories of Women Working and Wandering

“How Travel Changed My Career” – 7 Stories of Women Working and Wandering

In May, I officially took the plunge and left for a round-the-world trip. I converted my full-time role to a part-time remote gig. I joined the group of “digital nomads” as they say. But as I reflected on how I ended up here, I realized […]

Suitcase Six  Round the World in 180(ish) Days - Thoughts at the Start

Round the World in 180(ish) Days – Thoughts at the Start

Hello to any friends, family, and other travelers who might have found their way onto my blog! Thanks for checking out Suitcase Six and tuning in to my adventures. I’m a week and some days into my round-the-world (RTW) trip and I thought it would […]

Suitcase Six IMG_8511 Singapore Prison Systems

Singapore Prison Systems

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 […]

Suitcase Six IMG_8713 Top Unexpected Travel Careers: Jobs That Allow You to Travel That Aren’t in the Travel Industry

Top Unexpected Travel Careers: Jobs That Allow You to Travel That Aren’t in the Travel Industry

I spent a lot of time researching travel careers and jobs that require travel as I entered college. For the most part, I found the same few opportunities. I could volunteer for a few years with Peace Corps, become a travel blogger or social media […]

Suitcase Six MADISON-JCF Juvenile Justice in the USA

Juvenile Justice in the USA

The good, the bad, and the ugly sides of the United States juvenile justice system.

Suitcase Six HOPE-2016-2017-SPRING-MEETING How Working In A Prison Helps Me Travel The World

How Working In A Prison Helps Me Travel The World

For the past few years, I have worked in a position for a mentoring program called HOPE. The short version of my job is that I train college students to be job coaches and mentors to teens in prison. This means that sometimes my office […]