About Rachel Jones

Rachel 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.

Air Canada Business Class Review: Mumbai to Toronto

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

How Living in Goa for 5 Years Has Changed Me

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!

6 New England Towns That Feel Like a Real Life Stars Hollow

“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

10 Fail-Proof Ways to Up Your Journey Blogging Game

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

Vacay Style Review: Your Next Trip’s Complete Wardrobe, Planned.

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