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

7 Excellent Books to Read This Summer

The best books to read for summer 2021

Was 2020 a slow reading year for anyone else? The pandemic basically turned my brain into mush. That being said, my love for reading came back with a vengeance this year. I’ve been reading so much this summer and it feels delicious. I’ve run the gamut from memoirs to fiction to historical non-fiction. I’ve liked…

What Living in Romania is Really Like

What living in Romania as an expat is really like

Hey everyone! My Living Abroad series, after a long hiatus, is back. Today, I’m chatting with Jennifer, an American teacher and blogger living in Romania. Jennifer, a serial expat, has spent the past 11 years living and working on four continents, but she now calls Bucharest home. With its gorgeous countryside, low cost of living, and…

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…

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