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.

The Beginner’s Guide to Photographing the Northern Lights

Aurora Borealis is definitely a phenomenon you’re going to want to catch on camera, so here's my guide to photographing the Northern Lights!

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit The Seychelles

I love tropical destinations, so when I decided to make the move to Cape Town, I knew that I just had to make plans to visit The Seychelles!

Exploring The Seychelles with Herbal Essences’ bio:renew Collection

I brought the Herbal Essences' bio:renew Coconut Milk Collection along on my trip to the Seychelles to help hydrate my beach hair!

Visiting Giraffe Manor in Kenya

The Safari Collection's Giraffe Manor is the perfect luxury getaway in Kenya! The endangered Rothschild's giraffes wander around the beautiful property.

Visiting Jordan Wine Estate in South Africa

Jordan Wine Estate in Stellenbosch has been making world-class wines for years, and has a reputation for great food, wine, and accommodations.

Why You Need to Visit Babylonstoren in South Africa

While the Cape Winelands are famous for its vineyards, Babylonstoren is a stunning South African farm that does it all-- wine, food and accommodation.

Staying at the Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa

In the heart of Mahé Island, you’ll find perched villas offering panoramic ocean views at the Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa!

A Guide to Praslin Island in the Seychelles

With stunning beaches, emerald waters, and lush jungles, Praslin Island in the Seychelles is insanely gorgeous, and one of my favorite island destinations!

A Guide to Mahé Island in the Seychelles

With pristine white-sand beaches, lush forests, and dramatic mountains, Mahé Island in the Seychelles is a true tropical paradise.

Staying at La Mamounia in Marrakech

La Mamounia is a palace-hotel in Marrakech, with lush textiles, exotic tile-work, sparkling fountains, and gorgeous woodwork!

Exploring Morocco with the Herbal Essences bio:renew Collection

The new Herbal Essences' bio:renew collection is seriously impressive and has made my hair look and smell like a dream.

What to Pack for an African Safari

I was confronted with a completely new packing dilemma when planning my trip to Kenya. What should I pack for an African safari?

Travel-Friendly Kimono Dress by Encircled

I’ve learned the value of versatile and functional fashion-- so I'm excited to share the travel-friendly Retrograde Kimono Dress by Encircled!

Summer Essential: Shiseido Sports BB WetForce SPF 50+

I’ve tried BB creams with SPF before but it’s hard to find a product that can keep up with me-- here’s the lowdown on Shiseido Sports BB WetForce SPF 50+.

The Best Mother-Daughter Getaways Around the World

From cooking classes, to wine tasting, to yoga retreats, there's endless options around the globe to pamper your mom on a Mother Daughter getaway!

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.