Blog posts for The Blonde Abroad

The Ultimate 1-Week Pacific Northwest Road Trip Itinerary

As a first-timer on the West Coast, my list of places to visit and things to do was infinite. Coming from South Africa, a country that’s only a tenth of the size of the United States, it’s easy to forget the sheer size of one US state.  All I knew was that I was ready for a USA road trip of a lifetime (another first) and wanted to tick off at least one national park from my list.


A Beginner’s Guide to Working a Wine Harvest

Passionate about wine? Tired of sitting behind a laptop all day? Looking for an adventure? If you answered yes to all 3 of these, then this may just be the golden ticket you’ve been searching for.  It’s not a job at a chocolate factory, but it is at a winery, and that’s basically the same thing, isn’t it? From purple-stained hands to watching the sunrise over winding vineyards, Jenna of Tales of the Vineyards is letting us in on the secrets into working a wine harvest. Here’s what she had to say…


The Blonde Abroad

When The Blonde Abroad announced that she was looking for contributing writers for her blog, we didn't hesitate for a second. Contributing under our wine-focused division, Tales of the Vineyards, our founder Jenna shared her stories from her US road trip and wine harvest experience.