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.

Tips for Tulum: How to Spend a Weekend in Tulum, Mexico

Everyone and their mom has been to Tulum lately! It's definitely the "it" place of the last couple years, like Chefchaouen. We actually flew into Cancun and were coming here to explore Merida and the Yucatan but since Tulum was so close, I talked Ben into going for a couple days to recover from jetlag

This is India! 156

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.

How to Dress Boho Chic When You Journey

If you didn't guess from my blog name, I love the boho chic style. I have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to it! Sometimes this style seems impractical for travel, but it definitely isn't. Many people wonder how to dress boho chic when they travel, and the key is the staple articles of clothing you

Luz En Yucatan Review – Affordable Urban Retreat in Central Merida

Before coming to the Yucatan, we didn't book anything ahead except our first few nights in Merida since we knew we wanted something central to get our bearing. In this Luz En Yucatan review, I'll share why I chose this hotel and what you can expect here! That's a tray of complimentary booze

Best Journey Outfits for Planes

It's super tempting to travel in your pajamas or sweatpants, especially for the long-haul ones. However, it IS possible to look stylish while you're lugging your suitcase around and be comfortable. I've taken a lot of different flights over the years, so I put together some of my favorite combinations. Here are the best travel outfits for