Tag: female travel

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 […]

Suitcase Six Wall-art-3 Globalhagen Hostel: A Top Choice in Copenhagen for Sustainable Travelers

Globalhagen Hostel: A Top Choice in Copenhagen for Sustainable Travelers

*This review of the Globalhagen Hostel contains affiliate links, which means if you book a room through one of these links, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you when you complete your stay.  I recently visited Copenhagen in Denmark and […]

Suitcase Six Lilly-Rainbow Woman of the Week: Lilly

Woman of the Week: Lilly

Hey there wanderers – I’m back with our latest Woman of the Week: Lilly! We met a few weeks ago in Scotland through my sister, Emily. (They met in college at Indiana University through another friend, Emma, who also joined us). When I talked to her, hiking up Arthur’s Seat […]

Suitcase Six Host-meal Costs of Travel in Scandinavia: What I Spent in 3 Weeks

Costs of Travel in Scandinavia: What I Spent in 3 Weeks

Scandinavia is known for being one of the most expensive regions in the world. The three weeks I spent in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark did not do much to dispel this notion for me, personally. To give you an idea of the costs of travel […]

Suitcase Six Stef-hiking Woman of the Week: Stef

Woman of the Week: Stef

Hello travelers! I’m so excited to introduce you to our latest Woman of the Week: Stef! We met through a Facebook travel group and have kept in touch over the months, and after talking to her for a bit I realized I HAD to interview her. Stef is a strong, […]

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 […]