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.

10 Reasons to Visit French Polynesia

From Taha’a to Rangiroa to Tahiti, there is an endless array of adventures and new experiences just waiting to be had in French Polynesia!

Flying Over the Grand Canyon with Maverick Helicopters

Ready for a different kind of Vegas experience? You have to experience a helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon with Maverick Helicopters!

The Ultimate Girlfriend Getaway Guide to Las Vegas

Vegas is the ultimate girls' destination any time of year. I've been more times than I can count, so I've created a girlfriends' getaway guide to Las Vegas!

Cruising the Galapagos with Ecoventura

The Galapagos isn’t really a place for solo exploration, so it is important to find a top-rate cruise, like Ecoventura's MV Origin, to show you around.

The Ultimate Isla Holbox Travel Guide

Far from the crowds of Cancún, the tiny island is dotted with dirt roads, laid-back beach bars, and incredible beauty. Here's my Isla Holbox travel guide!

48 Hours in Bogotá

With sun-drenched colonial plazas beside ultramodern skyscrapers, Colombia’s capital city is a place of contrasts. Here's what to do in 48 hours in Bogotá!

My Best Travel Experiences of 2016

I put in some serious miles this year and had some incredible & breathtaking adventures along the way-- here are my best travel experiences of 2016!

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Isla Holbox

Far from the crowds of Cancún, the tiny island of Isla Holbox is dotted with dirt roads, laidback beach bars, and incredible natural beauty.

Scuba Diving the Komodo Islands

Diving the Komodo Islands definitely ranks as one of the top activities in Indonesia-- and the islands have some of the most beautiful reefs I've ever seen.

Sugar and Spice Holiday Lookbook

I wanted to share the holiday styles I'll be rocking around the Christmas tree this year-- check out my holiday lookbook, sugar and spice!

Galapagos Style Inspiration

The Galapagos Islands are a off-the-grid destination, but have the most pristine natural beauty I've ever seen. Check out my Galapagos style inspiration!

Tips on Getting to the Galapagos

The beauty of The Galapagos is that they are miles away from the rest of the world. But, you'll need some help getting to The Galapagos, and around them!

Singapore Airlines Business Class Flight from LA to Tokyo

My recent trip from Los Angeles to Tokyo was a dream! I upgraded to Singapore Airlines Business Class for the 12-hour flight, and here's my experience.

The Ultimate Bestie Gift Guide

There's never a bad time to show your girlfriends just how much you love them. This bestie gift guide will help you shop for that best babe in your life!

2016 New Year’s Eve Style Guide

It's that time of year again... time to break out the stilettos, sequins gowns, and champagne, and set off the New Year's Eve in style.

Meeting Fellow Female Travelers with Bumble BFF

When you are traveling solo, there’s nothing more fun than connecting with other female travelers and sharing experiences. That's where Bumble BFF comes in!