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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 […]

Suitcase Six MG_5167 Norway Photos Gallery: 26 Of My Favorite Photos From Norway

Norway Photos Gallery: 26 Of My Favorite Photos From Norway

This May, I was lucky enough to spend nearly two weeks in the wonderful country of Norway. I’m far from a professional photographer, but none the less, I ended up with a lot of photos that I really loved and wanted to share. Here are […]

Suitcase Six  Oslo to Bergen: A Train Ride To Remember

Oslo to Bergen: A Train Ride To Remember

I recently took the famous train ride from Oslo to Bergen, Norway and can honestly say it is the most beautiful, scenic train ride I’ve ever experienced. Whether you’re interested in Bergen (which is one of my new favorite cities – another story for another […]

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 […]