I have a series on my blog called Ask Me Anything and I keep track of reader questions that I get over and over and slowly answer them with a full blog post. A common question is about if I'll stay in India forever and regardless, if I did leave, where I want to live outside India. So,
About Rachel JonesRachel 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.
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.
I kicked off 2018 at Telunas Private Island, one of the properties of Telunas Resorts, which is a resort that focuses on geo-tourism (sustaining or enhancing the geographical character of a place) and is basically a peaceful getaway in paradise. I have been sharing all about it on social media, and so many people have
One of the most interesting cities to visit in India, is Jodhpur - India's blue city - and I am going to share 20 photos to inspire you and give you reasons to visit Jodhpur. I have been here twice, once as a backpacker than again 5 years later (now) as a more mid-range travelers
I feel like every traveler has their own opinion and preference on whether to use a backpack or suitcase on their travels. I've used both, though these days I often travel with a suitcase, I've hauled a backpack all around Europe, India, and more. Both definitely have their benefits and their downfalls, and I've experienced
The Indian state of Rajasthan is my favorite state in India after Goa, and for travelers, it's the place I recommend the most. I have visited twice and spent overall six weeks in the state. I have a lot of blog posts about each city and how to get around which I'll link below but
I am all about my new travel pillow the Trtl pillow . I actually wrote a whole blog post about my favorite travel pillow in general, because I hoard them like a weirdo, and this one is the top of the list. For some reason, I forget my pillows all the time and end up
I don't often take day tours in India because I'm so familiar with travel here, but when I leave India, I actually take a lot of 1-day tours in cities I want to learn a lot about, see a lot, but find it overwhelming to do the research. I wanted to give you a resource