Solo female travel with a sophisticated twist

Hey! I'm Ashley, the founder of Ashleyabroad.com. This site began as a chronicle of the year I spent working as an au pair in Paris. Seven years later, Ashley Abroad has become a go-to resource for travelers who love culture, history, art, food, wine, and the occasional outdoor adventure

Recent posts

One Year Later — How Are You Doing?

I’m not quite sure how to start this. it’s been a while — and by a while, I mean a year. Honestly, I’ve been putting off writing this post. I wanted to write something eloquent and touching, to summarize COVID and BLM and what it’s like to live through these times. But every time I…

What Living as an Expat in Turkey is Really Like

What living in Turkey as an expat is really like

Hey everyone! Today, for my Living Abroad series, I’m chatting with Zee, a Zambian college student who has lived in Adana, Turkey, for more than three years. As an African expat, she has a ton of interesting insights to share, from how underrated Turkish brunch to why Turkey-based expats should consider living in cities. The pros and…

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