Ashley M. Biggers

Author's Bio

Ashley M. Biggers (@ambiggers) has been a professional travel writer for five years. She earned her master's degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

How Do I Travel Internationally with My Dog?

Sometimes family vacations aren’t complete unless all the members—even the four-legged ones—are there. Preparing the documentation to travel internationally with your dog can take months, so it’s valuable to begin as soon as you make your plans.

What Are Some Inn-to-Inn Hikes in the Swiss Alps?

From late June to early September, walkers can explore alpine peaks, wildflower meadows, and crystalline lakes. Although day hikes abound, it’s also possible to string inn-to-inn treks into multi-day, budget-friendly trips.

What's Best When Traveling? Cash, Check, or Charge?

Paying for your vacation is fraught with potential pitfalls. Here are a few tips about what form of payment to use when, how to get the best exchange rates and avoid conversion fees, and other things to know before you go.

What Are the Top Trail-Running Camps in the U.S.?

Regimented work on the track might tune up your speed, but unleashing yourself on scenic trails will feed your soul. Here are four U.S. trail-running camps that turn grueling practice into a vacation.

Where Can I Go Black-Water Rafting?

Black-water rafting is essentially cave tubing, and it involves all manner of climbing, rappelling, and floating subterranean rivers—whether freely (in the safety position, feet downstream) or in inner-tubes.

What Should I Know About Hiking Spain’s El Camino de Santiago?

The commonly agreed-upon route for El Camino de Santiago (a.k.a. the Way of St. James) begins at Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France, and travels 500 miles through 4 of Spain’s 15 regions, ending at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia.

What’s the Best Surf Camp in Hawaii?

Surf lessons in Hawaii are as plentiful as drops of water in the ocean. More unusual, however, are surf camps: multi-day immersions in the sport that build confidence and skill in novices and aficionados alike.

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