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.

Visiting Gondwana Game Reserve in South Africa

Just a four-hour drive from Cape Town, the Gondwana Game Reserve in South Africa will give you an authentic African safari experience.

My Seychelles Itinerary on Crystal Cruises’ Esprit Yacht

During my time exploring the Seychelles Islands, I was lucky enough to spend some time on the Crystal Cruises' Esprit Yacht!

Whipped Dry Shampoo Foam for Travel

I struggle to keep my hair from becoming oily & dull when traveling. To combat this, I tried Drybar's next-gen product, the Detox Whipped Dry Shampoo Foam!

Staying at Riad Yasmine in Marrakech

The Riad Yasmine in Marrakech is in a league all its own. This boutique hotel is one of Instagram’s most famous spots, and it’s easy to see why.

Visiting Black Turtle Cove in the Galápagos

After exploring Rábida Island on the sixth day of my Galápagos cruise , we took a trip over to the mangroves at Black Turtle Cove.

The Best Luggage, Bags and Backpacks for Travel

Travel is so much easier when you have the right kind of bag for the trip. After years of travel, here's my best luggage, bags and backpack recommendations!

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Bogotá

The city is full of life, culture, and brimming with people from all over the world— here's why you need to visit Bogotá!

Lunch & Spa Day at Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch

Delaire Graff is an institution of luxury in Stellenbosch, with its state-of-the art winery, refined restaurant and exclusive lodging options.

Giant Tortoises and Lava Tubes on Santa Cruz Island

On the last day of my Galápagos cruise, we wandered through lava tubes on Santa Cruz Island, and then got to see giant Galápagos tortoises.

Travel Converter for High-End Styling Tools

I'm excited to share this travel converter because it’s the only converter in the world that can work with my high-end hair styling tools outside of the US!

Durbanville Hills Table Mountain Wine Safari

Table Mountain is an iconic landmark in Cape Town but, rather than hiking or taking the cable car up, try a Table Mountain wine safari!

Visiting Rábida Island in the Galápagos

I’d heard about the red beaches of Rábida Island in the Galápagos, so they’d been at the top of my checklist for a while.

2017 Coachella Outfit Inspiration

With a killer 2017 line up, you'll want to show up in style, so I've compiled some of my favorite pieces and Coachella outfit inspiration!

Visiting Tagus Cove in the Galápagos

Isabela Island is the biggest island of the Galápagos, and the gorgeous Tagus cove is the top spot to check out the local marine life.

The Ultimate Canggu Travel Guide

Canggu is one of the coolest spots in Bali-- with a boho vibe, café culture & surfer style, here's my Canggu Travel Guide with where to stay, play and eat!

My Bon Voyage Brunch at Monarch Beach Resort

Before leaving for South Africa, I had an incredible bon voyage brunch at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California.