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.

Shop My Instagram: What I’ve Been Wearing in Goa, India

When I look back at my most read blog posts, many are about fashion - even though I try not to write that many as a "travel" blogger. But, I do love fashion, packing for trips, trying new luggage or beauty products when I travel, and having cute outfits. It seems like you guys like

My Kuala Lumpur Journey Diary

While I've made three visits to both Singapore and Bangkok, I somehow hadn't been to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia until just recently. Friends of Ben and I live there and we went for a 4-day visit. I love seeing a new city with friends that live there (Dom is English and Massy is Malay - you

7 Realistic Ways to Journey More in 2018

I know it's a little late already into the year, but I wanted to share some ways to travel more in 2018 before even more of it gets away from us! While I love to share my adventures abroad, I also want to share with you how you can start having a life of travel

5 Quiet Goa Beaches Perfect for Relaxing in Paradise

There are so many Goa Beaches worth visiting and some of the most popular ones like Ashwem and Anjuna have many people, shops, and restaurants - but lots of visitors to Goa want to hop around Goa beaches that are quiet where they can relax in solitude to read, write, and be in nature without

16 Things You Need to Know Before a Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh India

I am so happy to share this guest post with you about what to expect at a yoga retreat in Rishikesh! A yoga retreat in Rishikesh, India (“the birthplace of yoga”) can be a truly life-changing experience.  In fact, it’s an experience I think everyone would benefit from having at some point in their lifetime.

How I Keep the Sea and Sun From Damaging My Hair When I Journey

Having long, tangly hair can be a little annoying when traveling but I've found some ways to manage it. I have a few travel hair care tips and some favorite products that I use when I'm bouncing around the world so that my hair doesn't need a big cut after the trip is over. I

Where to go in Costa Rica | A Complete Guide to Costa Rica

If you’re not too familiar with the Central American country known as the land of “pure life,” then you’ll want to get a pen and notepad ready to take some notes. I'm going to share exactly where to go in Costa Rica to have the best trip possible! Out of all of the countries I've