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.

My Must Have WordPress Plugins: The Best Plugins For Bloggers

Okay, blogging buddies, let's talk about the best plugins for bloggers! While I'm a travel blogger, I also do a lot of posts on fashion and lifestyle, so this is not just for travel bloggers, but any kind of blogger. There are some must have Wordpress plugins that nearly everyone has to optimize their sites,

10 Quirky Things I Love About the Culture in India

You don't stay in a place as long as I have unless you really love it. It's been five years since I'ved lived here and 6 since I first came traveling here. India has its challenges not just as an expat or traveler, but for Indian people - but it has a unique culture that

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.