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.
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Shopaholic’s 15 Best Bohemian & Non-Touristy Places for Shopping in Jaipur

Some people come to India's pink city see the famous pink buildings or other popular "must-sees" while others come for shopping in Jaipur... I'm sort of in the latter group. There are so many cool places to see in Jaipur and many are landmarks, but there are also beautiful cafes, shops, and bars. I recently traveled

What to Wear in Mexico: The Ultimate Guide + Sample Packing List

I want to help you decide what to wear in Mexico! In this post, I'm going to share about the different regions, weather, resort wear vs. casual, and different experiences and outdoor activities you might want to pack for. Below is a complete Mexico packing list to help you get prepped! Different Regions of Mexico Mexico

50 Unmissable Things to do in Merida, Mexico (2019)

I love my city! I've been living in Merida Mexico for about a year now, and since I'm a blogger I have put in even more effort to get to know this city inside and out. I love to share on my blog about places I know well and Merida Mexico is one of them!

25 Iconic Places to Visit in Mumbai You Won’t Want to Miss

There are so many popular, cool, and trendy places around Mumbai from checking out a Bollywood film being made (seriously you can do a tour to see) to having high tea at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel or getting local on the "slow local" train. But from a sightseeing perspective, I've summed up the 25 most

40 Things to do in Mexico: My Mexico Bucket List

I'm loving living in Mexico and in my mind there are so many cool things to do in Mexico that are just waiting for me to explore! We all have some bucket list, even if it's in our heads. I have a fun travel bucket list and after moving to India, I made a specific India

6 Best Yoga Retreats in Mexico That You Can Book Online

I love living in beautiful Mexico, and like India (where I was for years before moving here), it has the same hippie yoga vibe with tons of retreats here for healthy eating, yoga, to help change your lifestyle, and enjoy Mexico and being in paradise at the same time. I haven't been in Mexico long

Tips for Journeying with Contact Lenses & Glasses

I know this is a random topic, but I hope it's helpful! If you haven't seen me with glasses on in my IG Stories, then this might be news. I don't have perfect vision, I actually wear a -6.0 and can't see much without my lenses on! I'm always traveling with lenses, solution, glasses,