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.
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.
I recently started a Facebook group full of kickass people who love traveling in India or are planning a trip to India. One common problem kept getting asked about, one that doesn’t have an easy answer: people wanted to know how to book a train in India as a foreigner without an Indian bank card.
Have you ever read my blog and thought "I could do that! I travel a lot and take good pictures, too". While travel blogging isn't as simple as traveling and taking photos, it actually is the start of a budding career! When I started my travel blog, that was my only skill and I wasn't
As someone with two left feet, the Salsa Capital of the World seems like the last place I'd want to live. But with its energetic people and colorful culture, Cali made me fall in love. I've lived here for the past year and just can't seem to leave. Unfortunately, Cali is often underrated and overlooked
Yes, there is Uber in India although it is not everywhere and there are a few slight differences about Uber in India that you might want to know about. I'm going to try and list out the differences and give some tips about taking an Uber in India. Uber in India When I came to
My day at Universal was the BEST day of my life and is the coolest thing to do in Florida. Maybe I'm exaggerating a little bit, but it was the best day in a long time. I was like a kid in a candy shop. I held back happy tears on the Escape From Gringotts ride.
As October got closer, I actually didn't know if I had been blogging for three years or four. I had to look back at my previous posts to see! I can't believe I've been doing this for four years. I wanted to just write a little bit about how the last year has been as
Are you thinking about venturing to Goa for a wellness or yoga retreat? You might find that online you'll be overwhelmed with the options when you try to book a yoga retreat in Goa and it's hard to filter through it all. I am no yoga pro, which I don't hide but I've lived in Goa