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.

Staying at L’Ma Lodge in Morocco

The Skoura Valley captured my imagination as soon as I arrived. Check out my visit to this oasis in the middle of the desert at L'Ma Lodge in Morocco!

The Best Time to Go to South Africa

The weather in Cape Town is similar to SoCal, and my new stomping grounds are beautiful 365 days a year. Here is the best time to go to South Africa!

What to Pack for a Cold-Weather Trip

The key to packing for a winter trip is lots of warm layers, stylish coats, and quality outerwear. Here's what to pack for a cold-weather trip!

Staying at Mahali Mzuri in Kenya

Mahali Mzuri means “beautiful place” in Swahili, but the phrase hardly does justice to what you’ll see while staying at Mahali Mzuri in Kenya.

Fall Travel Style Guide: 2017 Edition

Layer up with earth colors, mini skirts and leggings-- be sure to grab some embroidered booties and accessories too. Check out my fall travel style guide!

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Southern California

I am a California girl born and bread. There are so many things to see and do here so check out these 20 photos to inspire you to visit Southern California!

Tips for Cleaning Clothes While Traveling

It can be hard to maneuver doing loads of laundry while on the go. Here are some of my top tips for cleaning clothes while traveling!

Travel-Friendly Beauty Routines for Every Budget

Traveling can take a serious toll on your beauty routine and quality. To combat this, here are my travel-friendly beauty hacks for every budget!

6 Ways to Spend Less on Travel

Money is no excuse not to travel. Through my adventures I have gathered some budget-busters. Here are six ways to spend less on travel!

Staying at ARRIVE in Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a great little place for a California getaway. Relax completely on your trip while staying at ARRIVE in Palm Springs!

The Ultimate Gili Trawangan Travel Guide

With direct ferries from Bali, this is one place you won’t want to miss. Here’s my ultimate guide to Gili T.

Top 15 Things to Do in London

The most visited city in Europe this British city has all the charm and memorable sites to see. So, here are my picks for the top 15 things to do in London!

10 Affordable Must-Have Travel Products for Your Next Trip

After years of traveling, I've found that travel hacks make life easier. Here are 10 affordable must-have travel products for your next trip!

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit South Africa

This year South Africa became my home and I have had an incredible time exploring it. I've collected 20 photos to inspire you to visit South Africa!

Itinerary for Two Weeks in Morocco

Morocco is a truly incredible country and there so much to see and do. Here is a compiled itinerary for two weeks in Morocco!

Which Travel Beauty Products to Check vs. Carry On

Traveling with beauty products can be tricky. Here's my list of which travel beauty products to check vs. carry on your next flight!