10 Books to Read Before Visiting Paris

Since starting this blog I’ve wanted to write about the best books to read before heading to Paris. So here it finally is- my top ten favorite books about France. It’s taken me many years and Amazon orders … Read the...

Life Out West: Months 10 & 11

Since I moved to Denver, I’ve been posting monthly updates about the ups and downs of life out west: check out month 1, months 2&3, months 4&5, month 6, months 7&8 and month 9 here. Most … Read the...
Hey! I'm Ashley. After college I moved to Paris to work as an au pair and then backpacked Europe, India and Asia for a year, largely solo. Now I live, ski and work in Colorado, but I'm always scheming my next international adventure. Read more on my About Me page.


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  • Not to be a giant cliché or anything, but this time of year always reminds me of Paris 🌷 #springishere
  • Today on the blog: tips for traveling with wavy or curly hair. All of my tips are heat-free, so you can still pack light while fighting frizzball-in-Asia syndrome 😜
  • Steamboat Springs was a winter wonderland. Now I see why they say Steamboat has champagne powder - the snow was so light and fluffy! #steamboatsprings
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