About Kiersten Rich

Kiersten Rich is the bikini-obsessed author of award-winning solo female travel and lifestyle blog, The Blonde Abroad, featuring travel tips, fashion, food, festivals and photography from around the world.

Exploring Spain’s Lesser-Known Destinations

I spent a month in Spain that summer, living in Salamanca and El Puerto de Santa Maria, and exploring more of Spain's lesser-known destinations.

A Guide to Cousin Island in the Seychelles

Cousin Island in the Seychelles is a must-see for any nature enthusiast. Located one mile off Praslin Island, this nature reserve is absolutely stunning.

Visiting Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp in Kenya

I wanted to travel back in time during my trip and experience an African safari, so I checked into Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp in Kenya for a few nights.

Riding the Rovos Rail Durban Safari

I opted for the Rovos Rail Durban Safari journey in South Africa. It's a luxurious, three-day train journey between Pretoria and Durban!

Staying at The Oyster Box Hotel in Durban

Set on the south coast’s beautiful Umhlanga Beach, the iconic Oyster Box Hotel is widely considered to be one of the best hotels in the South Africa.

Staying at the Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa

With stunning colonial-inspired villas, the Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa on Silhouette Island is a luxurious, beachfront resort.

How to Find the Best Vitamins for Your Travel Routine

Traveling is hard on your body! That's why it's important to find the best vitamins for your travel routine and lifestyle.

Around the World with Herbal Essences’ bio:renew Collection

With gorgeous scents and natural formulas inspired by every corner of the planet, Herbal Essences' bio:renew Collections is seriously impressive.

The Beginner’s Guide to Photographing the Northern Lights

Aurora Borealis is definitely a phenomenon you’re going to want to catch on camera, so here's my guide to photographing the Northern Lights!

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit The Seychelles

I love tropical destinations, so when I decided to make the move to Cape Town, I knew that I just had to make plans to visit The Seychelles!

Exploring The Seychelles with Herbal Essences’ bio:renew Collection

I brought the Herbal Essences' bio:renew Coconut Milk Collection along on my trip to the Seychelles to help hydrate my beach hair!

Visiting Giraffe Manor in Kenya

The Safari Collection's Giraffe Manor is the perfect luxury getaway in Kenya! The endangered Rothschild's giraffes wander around the beautiful property.

Visiting Jordan Wine Estate in South Africa

Jordan Wine Estate in Stellenbosch has been making world-class wines for years, and has a reputation for great food, wine, and accommodations.

Why You Need to Visit Babylonstoren in South Africa

While the Cape Winelands are famous for its vineyards, Babylonstoren is a stunning South African farm that does it all-- wine, food and accommodation.

Staying at the Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa

In the heart of Mahé Island, you’ll find perched villas offering panoramic ocean views at the Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa!

A Guide to Praslin Island in the Seychelles

With stunning beaches, emerald waters, and lush jungles, Praslin Island in the Seychelles is insanely gorgeous, and one of my favorite island destinations!