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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How to See Bryce Canyon National Park in One Day or Less

How to See Bryce Canyon National Park in One Day or Less

If you’ve been following my blog, you would know by now that I work a regular 9-to-5 and take advantage of long weekends to travel. That said, I don’t always have the luxury of time…

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How to See Bryce Canyon National Park in One Day or Less

If you’ve been following my blog, you would know by now that I work a regular 9-to-5 and take advantage of long weekends to travel. That said, I don’t always have the luxury of time…

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25 Rocky Mountain Pictures that Will Inspire You to Pay a Visit

25 Rocky Mountain Pictures that Will Inspire You …

“Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.” (Peyto Lake)

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25 Rocky Mountain Pictures that Will Inspire You …

“Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.” (Peyto Lake)

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Glamping in Golden ❥ Camping but BETTER!

Glamping in Golden ❥ Camping but BETTER!

If you haven’t heard of glamping, you’ve been living under a rock.

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Glamping in Golden ❥ Camping but BETTER!

If you haven’t heard of glamping, you’ve been living under a rock.

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Top 6 Places to View Mt. Fuji

Top 6 Places to View Mt. Fuji

Fuji-san is perhaps one of the most iconic symbols of Japan and it is an absolute wonder. If you are planning to pay a visit to see its beauties, here is a list of the…

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Top 6 Places to View Mt. Fuji

Fuji-san is perhaps one of the most iconic symbols of Japan and it is an absolute wonder. If you are planning to pay a visit to see its beauties, here is a list of the…

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Everything you need to know about Japan’s Fuji Shibazakura Festival.

Everything you need to know about Japan’s Fuji Shibazakura Festival.

A bed of pink and green against the stunning Mt. Fuji horizon. Oh Japan, you never cease to amaze me.

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Everything you need to know about Japan’s Fuji Shibazakura Festival.
How to Spend the Most Perfect One Day in Seattle

How to Spend the Most Perfect One Day in Seattle

Living in Vancouver means you’ve been to Seattle lots. It’s a 2.5-hour drive away and it’s the perfect destination for a quick trip out the country. I myself have been so many times that I’ve…

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How to Spend the Most Perfect One Day in Seattle

Living in Vancouver means you’ve been to Seattle lots. It’s a 2.5-hour drive away and it’s the perfect destination for a quick trip out the country. I myself have been so many times that I’ve…

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