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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Your #1 Guide for the Perfect Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

Your #1 Guide for the Perfect Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

You know that feeling when you cross a dream destination off your bucket list? That’s how I felt having finally completed my long-awaited Pacific Coast Highway road trip. Not only am I gonna help you…

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Your #1 Guide for the Perfect Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

You know that feeling when you cross a dream destination off your bucket list? That’s how I felt having finally completed my long-awaited Pacific Coast Highway road trip. Not only am I gonna help you…

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50 Most Instagrammable Places in LA

50 Most Instagrammable Places in LA

“In Los Angeles, everyone is a star.” – Denzel Washington. There is no doubt that LA is one of the biggest arts hubs in the world. From dreamy movie set locations to museums and vibrant murals,…

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50 Most Instagrammable Places in LA
9 Best Places to Eat in LA for the Serious Foodie

9 Best Places to Eat in LA for the Serious Foodie

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child.

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9 Best Places to Eat in LA for the Serious Foodie
Beach Please! 5 Hidden Laguna Beach Beaches to Beat the Crowd

Beach Please! 5 Hidden Laguna Beach Beaches to Beat the Crowd

Laguna Beach no doubt has some of California’s most stunning beaches and coastlines. It’s no wonder everywhere is jam packed with people in their bikinis and swim trunks on a hot, summery day. Here’s what…

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Beach Please! 5 Hidden Laguna Beach Beaches to Beat the Crowd

Laguna Beach no doubt has some of California’s most stunning beaches and coastlines. It’s no wonder everywhere is jam packed with people in their bikinis and swim trunks on a hot, summery day. Here’s what…

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Hawaii Rental Homes ❥ A Luxurious Winter Getaway

Hawaii Rental Homes ❥ A Luxurious Winter Getaway

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas sand beach.

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Hawaii Rental Homes ❥ A Luxurious Winter Getaway

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas sand beach.

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Your Ultimate Chicago Trip Planner ❥ How to Spend the Perfect Weekend in Chicago

Your Ultimate Chicago Trip Planner ❥ How to …

After weeks and weeks of overtime work and frozen dinners, you finally got your paycheck. But instead of putting it into your savings account like the responsible adult you should be, you decided to book…

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Your Ultimate Chicago Trip Planner ❥ How to …

After weeks and weeks of overtime work and frozen dinners, you finally got your paycheck. But instead of putting it into your savings account like the responsible adult you should be, you decided to book…

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