Hiya! I’m Caroline, the travel writer and photographer behind Pack The Suitcases.

I’m a 30-something woman based in the North West of England. I have a full-time job but try to go away as much as I can stretch my 32.5 days of annual leave to.

Back in 2016, I decided to put my love of writing, photography and travel together to create a travel blog. I didn’t want to write in a dry guidebook style, so I started writing as I speak: telling anecdotes about destinations, being upfront if somewhere was really naff, and explaining that all my local UK travels are just one long hunt for the perfect scone… For some reason, it took off. And today I somehow have over 70,000 readers every month.

So whether you need tips on lovely things to do on a particular European city break, help with starting to plan a big adventure in Japan, or just inspiration for a local UK weekend away, you’ve come to the right place.

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