Meet the Girl Behind the Blog

Hey there, my name is Jasmine or Jas for short. I'm based in beautiful British Columbia, Canada and work a regular 9-to-5 desk job in digital marketing. I’m a strong advocate of healthy work-life balance, which is why I take every long weekend I get to travel.

My Suitcase Journeys is a luxury travel blog that specializes in weekend getaways for the 9-to-5 traveller. The name “My” originates from the initials of my Chinese name – Ming Yu – meaning bright and joyous. Likewise, with travelling, there is laughter invoked, but trip planning requires careful decision-making and smart thinking as well. From hotel reviews to restaurant recommendations, the blog covers a wide range of topics to help travellers find comfort and inspiration in their designated city of voyage. So what are you still waiting for? Come conquer the world with me one footstep at a time!

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Blue skies, calm waves, boating season awaits…

Blue skies, calm waves, boating season awaits…

After ≪my first boating experience back in September≫, I fell in love with the waves. This time round, I took a different group of friends and away we sailed!

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Blue skies, calm waves, boating season awaits…

After ≪my first boating experience back in September≫, I fell in love with the waves. This time round, I took a different group of friends and away we sailed!

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I GRADUATED!!!!! ❥ 2nd Visit to Sparkling Hill Resort

I GRADUATED!!!!! ❥ 2nd Visit to Sparkling Hill Resort

After four years of university, I’m proud and somewhat scared to say that YES, I’VE GRADUATED!!!!!!!!!!

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Sunny Days in Orchard City

Sunny Days in Orchard City

I remember when I first moved to Kelowna for school, I hated it. It was such a dead town with nothing to do and nowhere to go, but over the course of my university career,…

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Sunny Days in Orchard City
Feeling 22~

Feeling 22~

Is it just me or does the older you get, the faster the times slip you by?

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Feeling 22~

Is it just me or does the older you get, the faster the times slip you by?

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It’s all about how you wiggle your worm.

It’s all about how you wiggle your worm.

Fishing! Yes!! What were you thinking when you read that (provocative) title.

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It’s all about how you wiggle your worm.

Fishing! Yes!! What were you thinking when you read that (provocative) title.

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Road Trip to the Canadian Rockies

Road Trip to the Canadian Rockies

13 friends, 3 cars, and a 7-day road trip to the Canadian Rockies starting from Kelowna to Revelstoke, Banff, Calgary, Edmonton, Jasper, and Lake Louise, and back to Kelowna. What better way to kick off…

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