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Ashley Chen

Biography

Ashley is an avid traveller who enjoys learning about the different creeds and cultures.

Aside from her passion for writing and photography, she is a curious wanderer with a philosophical streak, constantly seeking to discover more about herself and the world around her.

She contributes to the Bhutanese society by sharing her expertise in the non-profit sphere and acts as an international consultant to the Gyalyum Charitable Trust in Bhutan. She is also the editor of Daily Bhutan, an independent news outlet that brings the latest news, educational features and inspiring stories from Bhutan to a global audience.

Bhutan Travelog: Bhutan Travel Guide by Joni Herison and Ashley Chen. Book cover
Until recently, Bhutan has been relatively unknown. In many minds, it is a mystical secluded place. Bhutan is gaining popularity as a travel destination, owing to the credits of international media features and Bhutan's skilful management of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past fifty years, Bhutan has gradually emerged from centuries-long self-isolation to meet modernisation demands. It has been careful with its choices and decisions on the road of development and progression.
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