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5 things to do before backpacking Europe

So you’ve done your research, written your bucket list, saved up all the money you need, got all the gear and finally booked your flights, but what is next? Firstly, head over to my collection of posts all about…


Life After Graduation

Last month I was reminded by Facebook and Timehop that it was three years since I graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a degree in International Relations and Communications Studies (longest degree title I know!). And it also got me thinking…


Seven reasons to become a travel blogger

Seven reasons to become a travel blogger Travel blogging is a journal that the whole world can read and it is the main reason behind me setting up my own travel blog. I set up Sophie’s Suitcase for both…

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PHOTO JOURNAL: Copenhagen, Denmark

Last month I visited the beautiful Copenhagen for three days on my own. I did a lot of exploring and visited some of Copenhagen’s best sights. My favourite winter destination is Copenhagen, Denmark. It is a Christmas city, with…


A Journey through Jordan

  Why a trip to Jordan? During my degree in Childhood Studies at Nottingham Trent University we had the privilege to spend 3-5 weeks in another country experiencing an international placement which we had to fund and plan ourselves.…


November on Sophie's Suitcase

What have you been up to this month? November has been a pretty quiet month in the grand scheme of things. I celebrated Halloween at the end of October and visited a pumpkin farm in East Anglia. It was…

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REVIEW: Yvonne and Guite

Canelé ◆ | ka’nle | n. (pl. -s) fabulous French treat, originated over 300 years ago, characterised by a unique and deletectable texture with a soft and tender interior and a thin caramelised crust, traditionally flavoured with a vanilla and a…