About Ashley

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Hey, I’m Ashley! I grew up in Northern Arizona but currently live in Salt Lake City, Utah with my boyfriend Camron and our golden retriever, Reeve. I love living in the Southwest; it’s one of the coolest regions in U.S. to road-trip and explore.

I work in digital media marketing and I am a lifestyle blogger, writer, photographer and student at Arizona State University. I have worked in publishing for over 7 years at a bilingual (Spanish and English) newspaper in Arizona. I started answering phones, then worked in sales and eventually worked on design, website management and social media marketing for the newspaper.

I have a B.A. in Liberal studies, and a lot of my academic work was focused in writing, cultural studies and digital marketing. I will also be starting grad school this Fall and am pretty excited about it!

I have traveled to 10 countries, Iceland was my latest exploration in January this year. I took a trip to the Dominican Republic in 2013, then in 2017 I finally reached a huge goal of mine, to backpack Europe. It was an amazing experience that I was lucky to share with my boyfriend. Since then we have tried to go on some kind of trip, big or small during school breaks and really any chance we get.

So, this blog is where I share my adventures, travels, student life, goals, hikes, and my life in the Southwest. I am hoping to continue to document my travels and adventures as they usually coincide with my goals. I like to be able to look back at the things I have accomplished and experienced, and this blog allows me to be more intentional with my life. I hope you find some inspiration for your own goals and travels.

Thanks for stopping by and following along!