As you know, I left India for the last time as an expat last week and from here on out will be going back to India as a tourist. Ben and I took our pets and preparing to leave India with pets (think quarantine, paperwork, and government export offices) is about as stressful as you
About Rachel JonesRachel Jones left a career in nursing to live on the beaches of Goa, India almost four years ago where she is now a travel writer. Her website gives advice on the 35+ countries she's been to but has become the go-to site for India travel, focusing on offbeat places & “glamorous travel”. Werkenntwen has been featured in ELLE magazine, Tripadvisor, and Thomas Cook. Her blog is one of the top 50 travel blogs in the world based on traffic. She also enjoys writing for BravoTV.
The last time I went to the US, in February, was to renew my visa after my 5-year visa expired. It's hard to believe I moved to Goa that long ago, and have been in India overall (as a traveler) since 2012. As you might have seen, I am leaving India and moving to Mexico!
I've been putting off this blog post for a month now, and even now staring at the screen from my Airbnb in Juhu, Mumbai, I don't really know how to start telling you all about this. But, since my flight out of India is Tuesday and I really am moving, I can't put it off
I am such a huge fan of Airbnb and have used it all over the world, in over 20 cities - and it's now my preferred way to book lodging. I am going to share what it's like your first time using Airbnb, show you how to set up an account, what types of places to
“I will follow, where you lead….” It took me a long time to watch Gilmore Girls. Though the show originally aired from 2000-2007, I didn’t catch a single episode ‘til 2018, when I began streaming it on Netflix. I was quickly hooked. The quirky Lorelai and her intelligent daughter Rory are a great duo, and
While this is a travel blog, there are some newer travel bloggers who read it and ask for tips on blogging - something I actually LOVE to write about. This year, I have made some changes behind the scenes at Werkenntwen to have helped my blog grow and earn money. I am going
At the start of the year, I did a reader survey and many of you mentioned as feedback that you want me to share more styles of travel clothing for all body types - not just my body type. Some girls mentioned having more cleavage or not wanting to wear a crop top. So, I
Journey Insurance India: What You Need to Know About Booking International Journey Insurance for Your Trip to India
India is cheap to travel and has cheap healthcare, but don't let that make you think you don't need travel insurance here. You do need travel insurance in India as a traveler. I have been living and traveling in India since 2012. I've had my fair share of hospital visits in those years! In this