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Kiersten Rich is better known as the ebullient face behind her travel blog, The Blonde Abroad. She left her career in corporate finance to become a world traveler and has traveled to over 70 countries, knocking some big adventures off her bucket list!
Born in California, now based in Cape Town, South Africa, Kiersten Rich started blogging in 2012 after leaving her career in corporate wealth management. She decided to take a hiatus to spend three months travelling abroad. In what turned out to be a life changing experience, her three-month journey would eventually pave the way for a life as a full-time traveler. She launched The Blonde Abroad, a solo female travel blog. In the years since, she’s traveled to more than 70 countries (scuba diving in many of them) and has amassed nearly one million followers. She aims to inspire female travelers all over the globe to explore the earth from land to sea.
Kiersten is a rebel with wings
She travels the world to introduce us to inspiring people, cultures, and ways of living, and shares her experiences with us through the lens of her minimalist philosophy and open mind. Her courage to chase her dreams inspires us and her community to set limitless goals and using every resource we have, strive to reach them.
The success of the Blonde Abroad
Blog is partly due to its unique perspective on solo female travel. Kiersten’s determination to explore the far reaches of the globe solo serves as an inspiration for like-minded travelers who wish to experience solo travel for themselves. At the same time, Kiersten’s mix of content – which includes tips on the best destinations, packing guides, travel outfits and much more – ensures her platform enjoys widespread appeal with a diverse range of audiences.
Kiersten Rich in well-known publications
Due to the success of her platform, Kiersten’s work has been picked up by many well-known publications. The Blonde Abroad has featured in the likes of The New York Times, Forbes, Marie Claire, Elite Daily, The Huffington Post, Afar, Business Insider, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Trip Advisor.