Ashley Parsons


Ashley Parsons is a wandering journalist, travelling slowly by bicycle, horseback, or on foot. Conscious and slow travel, adventure, the outdoors, curious traditions, and grassroots movements are her favorite subjects to write about. She's written books for Lonely Planet, and her articles have been published in places like Atlas Obscura, Whetstone Mag, Fodor's Travel, Earth Island Journal, Sidetracked Magazine, and more. You can find her work online and follow her and photographer Quentin Bohem's travels at En Selle! or on instagram.

Stories from Ashley Parsons

Photo Essay: An Invitation to a Tocho Toy Party in the Kyrgyz Highlands

A child’s first steps call for a celebration in Kyrgyzstan.