Kiersten Rich


Kiersten is the founder of the award-winning travel blog, The Blonde Abroad. Ranked one of the Top 10 Travel Influencers by Forbes, The Blonde Abroad is a major online resource with photography, curated destination guides, hotel reviews, packing guides, and travel tips for people around the world.

Kiersten Rich's Lists

  • Top Casual Dining Restaurants in Cape Town

    I made my own home-away-from-home in Cape Town, South Africa, and ended up basing myself there for the past three years. With so many good things to offer—the gorgeous weather, stunning landscapes, diverse cuisine, café culture, and vibrant nightlife—it’s hard to resist. These are some of my favorite casual restaurants in Cape Town!
  • Insta-Worthy Spots in Cape Town

    Ever visit a place that so completely steals your heart and soul that you feel like you never want to go back home? That’s what happened to me in Cape Town. I fell in love with the magical city by the sea and lingered literally for years.
  • Best Photo Spots in New Orleans

    Welcome to the weird, wonderful, and truly one-of-a-kind streets of the Big Easy. Even if you’ve been all over the United States, you’ve never been anywhere quite like New Orleans before. Often lost in the so-called flyover country, Louisiana is an undiscovered gem for countless tourists.
  • 10 Places to Eat Authentic in New Orleans

    A world away from California, New York, Florida and other tourist hotspots, you’ll find a place that flies under the radar. A true melting pot of so many different cultural influences, New Orleans is brimming with heart and soul...and so many tasty delights! Whether you're coming for a bit of revelry, to explore the iconic food and drinks, or you're looking to dig into the culture of the Crescent City, this New Orleans authentic food guide is the perfect way to get a taste for what NOLA has to offer.

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