About Rachel Jones

Rachel Jones left a career in nursing and lived on the beaches of Goa, India for the five years. Now she lives in Mexico where she gives advice on the 40+ countries she’s visited in the last 10 years. She’s the author of two India travel e-books: Guide to India and Insider’s Guide to Goa. Her blog, Werkenntwen, like its name, is a contradiction combining off-beat adventurous places with glamorous and bespoke travel. Werkenntwen has been featured in ELLE, Marie Claire, Grazia, and Cosmopolitan magazines. She’s a writer for Bravo TV.
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This is India! 157

Welcome back to This is India! I always have funny/weird stories about India to share with friends or family when I talk to them. This is just meant to be an honest portrayal of my life in India through short anecdotes. I also share here what I’ve been up to online outside Werkenntwen.

Delsey Luggage Review

While I've already written a post about my favorite stylish luggage, I have yet to write a post on my absolute favorite and most reliable brand. In this Delsey luggage review, I'm going to go through why I love mine so much, where to buy, and examples of the different styles you can choose from.

How Do You Take a Bucket Bath in India?

Ever heard of a bucket bath? If you're coming to India as a budget traveler you'll want to get used to them because it's 1000% what kind of washing up you'll be doing. Most bathrooms in Indian homes and hotels do not have a shower head up top but only a tap at the bottom.

Tips for Tulum: How to Spend a Weekend in Tulum, Mexico

Everyone and their mom has been to Tulum lately! It's definitely the "it" place of the last couple years, like Chefchaouen. We actually flew into Cancun and were coming here to explore Merida and the Yucatan but since Tulum was so close, I talked Ben into going for a couple days to recover from jetlag

This is India! 156

Welcome back to This is India! I always have funny/weird stories about India to share with friends or family when I talk to them. This is just meant to be an honest portrayal of my life in India through short anecdotes. I also share here what I’ve been up to online outside Werkenntwen.