The Utterly Delicious Reykjavik Food Tour

While in Iceland, I knew I wanted to do a food tour. My trip was only four and half days so I figured a food tour would be the perfect crash course in Iceland's food, culture, and history. And boy, was I right. As you guys know, I've done a lot of food tours. This was...

I’m Off to Europe Today!

Hey guys, I’m off to Europe today! Words cannot express how excited and happy I am. It's been way too long. I'm headed to France, Belgium and England for two whole weeks (!!!) to see friends and family, and also to revisit places very dear to my heart. I have a weird...

The Stunning Waterfalls of Southern Iceland

Confession - I never used to like waterfalls that much. I had seen Iguazu and Niagara but honestly thought they were overrated and touristy. Why all the fuss? Welp, Iceland changed that. Iceland has so many beautiful waterfalls that I spent two days road-tripping from...

Turning 26 and a Brief Blogging Break

Hey guys! So I just turned 26 this past weekend. To celebrate, I spent five days with family and friends at my cottage in Michigan and it was glorious (aside from political drama - I can't wait for this election to be over). I have so much I want to share with you on...

Does Snapchat Ruin the Moment?

A few months ago, I was riding a wild-maned horse down a black sand trail in Iceland. The sun was shining, the sky blue for the first time in days. All of a sudden, my horse bolted. As she careened and bucked, I gripped the reins and tried not to get thrown off. When...

On Living and Traveling with Anxiety

Confession – I can’t remember a time when I lived without anxiety. It’s my constant companion, my heaviest cross to bear. Anxiety is a nightmare because you can’t escape it; it’s a problem that exists within your own mind. No matter how far you go, it’s always with...

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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