About Rachel Jones

Rachel 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.

Add This To Your Bucket List: Glamping in Ubud, Bali

Wondering where to go in Bali for a unique experience? You'll love this glamping experience in Ubud! Upon checking in at Sandat Glamping, you're given a welcome drink and left to explore while they get your room key. The main dining area is amazing. It's all bamboo and the furniture and design are very cool.

A Year Around the World for $61,074: This is What We Learned

The following is a guest post from fellow travel bloggers who have done a RTW trip (round the world trip) and wanted to share about how much it costs and how you can do a year around the world, too. How You Can Journey A Year Around The World "How much does it cost?" That’s

When in Bali, Stay in a Private Pool Villa

If you're on Instagram, no doubt you see girls staying at private pool villas every 10 photos on your feed! It seems like most "digital nomads" live in Bali, and bounce from villa to villa. I was there for three weeks and really wanted to see what it was like to spend two days in

My Little Guide to Bali: Tips I Would Give My Best Friends

Oh, Bali, you are so beautiful! I spent a wonderful three weeks here. While I can't give you an expert, local guide to Bali, I can give you a little, first-timer's one just like I would a friend! There will be places I miss since I'm only sharing about places I actually went to or stayed

News: E-Medical and E-Business Visas for India + 60 Days On All E-Visas

India has announced recently that they are now offering e-business and e-medical visas for travel to India. I want to share how to get a business e-visa for India and a medical one, which are now the same directions as a tourist e-visa. When the e-visa first came out in 2014, it was for 30

Bali Hotel Review: Alila Seminyak

Wondering where to stay in Bali? Check out the beautiful and luxurious Alila Seminyak! I have stayed at the Alila Diwa in Goa three times and love it more everytime. Four years ago, it was the first "fancy" hotel I stayed at, in a Club room. Ever since I have always remembered how spoiled I

Your Crazy Party Guide to Rio Carnival | Rio de Janeiro Brazil

The following is a guest post by Fleur Rollet-Manus about how to have the best time at Rio! This guide to Rio Carnival will hopefully help you plan your trip to Rio de Janeiro. Guide to Rio Carnival Glitter clung to every part of my body, my eyelashes were stuck together and the smell of dancing,

5 Places that are Disappearing – go see them NOW!

I recently found out that the Dead Sea might only be around for 50 more years and it got me wondering about other places that are disappearing and which they might be. I found some really interesting places, some of which are on many people's bucket lists. So, take a look at these places that are disappearing before