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 One Marine Drive in Hermanus

When living in a big city like Cape Town, it’s nice to get away from it all. One of the best places for a relaxing escape is One Marine Drive in Hermanus.

Essential Tips for Your First Trip to Morocco

From the vibrant red Atlas Mountains to the explosion of colors in the endless markets around the ancient medinas, your first trip to Morocco will be unforgettable!

Outpost Co-Working Space in Ubud

Bali is an incredible place to do just about anything, and that’s why I’m always looking for an excuse to get to this magical island!

Staying at Wolwedans Boulders Safari Camp in Namibia

When staying at the Wolwedans Boulders Safari Camp in Namibia you can get away from modern life without having to get away from modern convenience.

Traditional Foods to Try in Morocco

The traditional foods to try in Morocco have so many rich, flavorful and traditional dishes, which is why it is such a prime spot for a culinary tour.

The Ultimate Seychelles Islands Travel Guide

The Seychelles Islands are paradise. From what to expect, to getting around, to the best places to stay, here's my Seychelles travel guide!

Staying at Tintswalo Atlantic in Cape Town

Living in Cape Town, the best place that I’ve found to stay is the Tintswalo Atlantic boutique lodge, nestled in to Table Mountain National Park.

Tips for Renting a Car in Namibia

Namibia is the ultimate road trip destination, and one of my favorite trips to date. Here are my tips for renting a car in Namibia!

10 Essential Tips for Road-Tripping in Namibia

Road-tripping in Namibia? Namibia is a year-round destination, and it’s one of the best spots on the planet for a road trip— but it requires planning.

A Guide to La Digue Island in the Seychelles

La Digue in the Seychelles is stunning and full of natural beauty. I fell in love with the granite rocks, turquoise water, and vibrant coral reefs!

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.