The Blonde Abroad

We absolutely love Kiki and her travel blog The Blonde Abroad. A California native, she brings that cool Cali vibe to her sharp writing and simply gorgeous photos. Her content is primarily aimed at women and solo travellers, although any travel lover will find a ton of useful information in her posts.

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15th September 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best hotels to stay at in Florence

Florence is a beautiful city in the Tuscan region of Italy that can be great for families, couples, and solo travelers. The romantic city has everything from world-known art to spectacular architecture. Foodies will love Florence for its amazing Italian dishes and Tuscan wines....

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8th September 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best hotels to stay at in Mykonos

Mykonos has some of the best beaches, most romantic places for couples, and the greatest parties in the Greek Islands. Once on the island, you will find award-winning restaurants and fun adventures. Mykonos Town is generally the best place to stay on the island; however, if you’re not staying there, my recommendation would be to scope out some of the beach areas with good hotels!...

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1st September 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best hotels to stay at in Lisbon

If you’re looking for a place to visit that has it all, Lisbon is the city for you. From historical castles to pristine beaches to fantastic food and wine, Lisbon has something for everyone. Before deciding where to stay in Lisbon, make sure to check out the ultimate Lisbon Travel Guide....

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30th August 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best hotels to stay in Barcelona

The capital of Catalonia and the second-largest city in Spain, Barcelona allows visitors to experience Spanish culture with its own flare. From late-night parties to the lanes of its Gothic quarters to the works of Gaudi, Barcelona offers opportunities for all types of travel. Whether you are into art, history, or fun, Barcelona, Spain has you covered; here are 10 things to do in Barcelona to get you started....

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17th August 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best hotels to stay at in Rome

Rome, the capital of Italy, offers visitors a step back in history to thousands of years ago. From quaint cafés along cobblestone paths to ancient ruins at almost every corner, there are so many things to do in Rome! If this is the first time vising Rome, make sure to check out the ultimate Rome Travel Guide to get ideas on where to eat, what to do, and what to expect while exploring the city. If you are a foodie, you will not want to miss all of the delicious delights that are on this Rome...

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8th August 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best hotels to stay at in Mallorca

Mallorca is a Balearic Island off the coast of Spain. In Mallorca, guests can sail the island’s turquoise waters, discover hidden caves, relax in tranquil mountains, or explore historical towns. Mallorca is quite big, so you’ll need a car (and a few days to get around). As you’re booking your hotel, realize that they are in different areas so plan your itinerary accordingly — here’s my ultimate Mallorca Itinerary....

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4th August 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best hotels to stay at in Paris

Paris is the City of Love. Whether you are traveling as a couple, a solo female traveler, or a family, I have no doubts that you will fall in love with Paris, France. When thinking about where to stay in Paris, I generally recommend staying around arrondissements (or districts) 1 through 9, as they are a bit more central to some of the best places to visit in Paris. However, there are some great AirBnBs in Paris and other hotels in arrondissements a bit farther out but may require a metro ride...

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25th July 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The ultimate 10-day Egypt itinerary

Egypt is one of the most magical vacation spots. The pyramids are amazing, but there is so much more to Egypt that it is hard to cram into just a week’s vacation. I suggest traveling to Egypt with at least 10 to 12 days available. If you are limited on time, you can still travel to Cairo and see the pyramids of Giza and make a day trip to Alexandria. You can check out my 5-Day Egypt Itinerary to see how I crammed in all the amazing things to do in Cairo and many of the stunning pyramids of...

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20th July 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best luxury hotels in Paris

Looking for the most romantic getaway of all time in the land of…well, romance? While you can absolutely travel Paris on a budget, for those looking for a lavish holiday and want to splurge on the finer things, that can absolutely be found, too!...

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18th July 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best hotels to stay at on Santorini

Santorini is a Greek island that was created by volcanic eruptions hundreds of years ago. Today the island is a whitewashed paradise that offers visitors some of the most iconic images of Greece. If you are planning a trip to Santorini, Greece, be sure to check out the ultimate Santorini Travel Guide. You can also read about my ultimate self-guided ATV adventure around Santorini and my guide for what to wear in Santorini....

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17th July 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

10 things to do in Kyoto (that aren’t Fushimi Inari)

If you are wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities in Japan, then Kyoto is the place to go. The city offers tranquil nature walks, beautiful temples, and a ton of Japanese culture. The ultimate 3-Day Kyoto Itinerary has a lot of great information, but here we will go over the 10 things to do in Kyoto, Japan that isn’t Fushimi Inari....

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11th July 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The best hotels to stay at in San Diego

Even though San Diego is home for me, I love planning staycations in “American’s finest city.” I relish the opportunity to show people around my stomping grounds. That’s why I created my ultimate San Diego Travel Guide to help you get your bearings and plan your perfect San Diego itinerary. From the best restaurants in San Diego to the best brunch places in San Diego and everything in between, I encourage you to plan a trip to this coastal city. Find your new favorite brewery, discover...