TBA Escapes is proud to be run by a team of incredible ladies! All of our tours are led by local female guides and fun-loving hosts. We pride ourselves in creating life-changing experiences around the world for women, by women.
We know that every woman is different and has unique needs and desires– especially while traveling.
Whether it’s your first international trip, have children or a baby on the way, have dietary restrictions, or will be traveling solo or with a friend or loved one, our team is here to make sure you are confident and comfortable before, during and after your trip!
Meet Our Team
Kiersten Rich, Founder, The Blonde AbroadK
Kiersten, the founder of The Blonde Abroad, was named by Forbes as one of the Top 10 Travel Influencers and has been featured worldwide and recognized by major publications for her photography and entrepreneurial achievements in the female travel space. With travel experiences in over 70 countries around the world, she has had the opportunity to discover the best trips for women and is excited to share them with you!
“I hand-curate each and every tour offered by TBA Escapes, from my own travels, ensuring that they are life-changing experiences filled with delicious cuisine, local culture and tons of amazing photo opportunities!”
Caity Shearer, Tour Host & Head of Logistics, TBA EscapesC
Caity Shearer is TBA Escapes’ official “Escape Artist.” While you will mostly find her behind her laptop happily planning the perfect trips for you, you will also find her exploring her own hometown, Cape Town! Be it beaches, tidal pools or good food spots, her passion for travel and enthusiasm for new experiences is what she is all about!
“Being part of this wonderful movement of all-female travel is so exciting for me. What better way to experience this world and what it has to offer than with like-minded female travelers?!”
Lauren Lucore, Tour Host & Head of Partnerships, TBA EscapesL
Lauren has been a big part of The Blonde Abroad team for the past four years, and has helped lead our Bali Blogging Retreats and South Africa Photography Tours! She’s a beach bum at heart and loves to travel, learn about new cultures and explore the outdoors.
“I’m proud to be a part of both The Blonde Abroad and TBA Escapes teams! We are excited to continue to expand our all-female tours around the world so that more women can experience these bucket list and life-changing trips!”