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.

Diving the Silfra Fissure in Iceland

The Silfra Fissure in Iceland is one of the most incredible dive sites you will ever see. Be sure to check out my experience diving and other helpful tips!

Visiting Fernandina Island in the Galápagos

Fernandina island has the largest iguanas you will find anywhere in the Galápagos, and the coastline is absolutely gorgeous!

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Iceland

With friendly locals, stunning scenery and a lively tourism scene, you should visit Iceland at least once in your lifetime.

Visiting Cerro Dragón (Dragon Hill) in the Galápagos

We spent the morning at Las Bachas beach then cruised to Cerro Dragón (Dragon Hill) to spend the day hiking and exploring this natural wonderland!

Visiting Las Bachas in the Galápagos

Located on the northern coast of Santa Cruz Island, Las Bachas is quiet little beach is the perfect spot to unwind and spot wildlife!

Visiting Genovesa Island in the Galápagos

I started my first full day on board MV Origin by visiting Genovesa Island! Also known as Bird Island, this spot is known for its gorgeous ecosystem.

The Ultimate Tokyo Travel Guide

Tokyo is a world unto itself, and it’s an absolute must-see for any travel lover. Check out my ultimate Tokyo travel guide on where to stay, play and eat!

Visiting Mont Tremblant, Quebec in the Winter

If you are looking for a gorgeous vacation, Mont Tremblant, Quebec in the winter is the place to be-- here are the top things to do!

Staying at Hotel Kia Ora Resort on Rangiroa

French Polynesia is like a tropical postcard. And that is especially true at Hotel Ria Ora Resort on the island of Rangiroa!

Visiting the Robot Restaurant in Tokyo

While it may be touristy, the Robot Restaurant in Tokyo puts on a show like no other-- and it's a must on your first trip to the vibrant city!

Visiting the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia

Easily one of the most beautiful spots on the planet, the Uyuni Salt Flats are spread out over a whopping 4,086 square miles in southwest Bolivia.

The Best Time to Go to Vietnam

One of the safest and cheapest destinations in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is an incredible year-round destination. Here's the best time to go to Vietnam!

Top Vegetarian-Friendly Cities Around the World

Traveling with dietary restrictions can make it hard to find a meal in some areas, so here's my list of top vegetarian-friendly cities around the world!

Staying at the Click Clack Hotel in Bogotá

The city of Bogotá will defy your expectations at every turn. Here's my experience staying at the Click Clack Hotel in Bogotá!

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit The Galápagos

I had the opportunity to visit The Galápagos, and the islands have the most amazing wildlife and well-preserved beauty I’ve ever experienced!

What to Expect on a Luxury Galápagos Cruise

There’s no place on earth like the Galapagos Islands-- home to an incredible ecosystem and stunning landscape, the best way to see them are by a Galapagos cruise!