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.

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.

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!