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.

6 New England Towns That Feel Like a Real Life Stars Hollow

“I will follow, where you lead….” It took me a long time to watch Gilmore Girls. Though the show originally aired from 2000-2007, I didn’t catch a single episode ‘til 2018, when I began streaming it on Netflix. I was quickly hooked. The quirky Lorelai and her intelligent daughter Rory are a great duo, and

10 Fail-Proof Ways to Up Your Journey Blogging Game

While this is a travel blog, there are some newer travel bloggers who read it and ask for tips on blogging - something I actually LOVE to write about. This year, I have made some changes behind the scenes at Werkenntwen to have helped my blog grow and earn money. I am going

Vacay Style Review: Your Next Trip’s Complete Wardrobe, Planned.

At the start of the year, I did a reader survey and many of you mentioned as feedback that you want me to share more styles of travel clothing for all body types - not just my body type. Some girls mentioned having more cleavage or not wanting to wear a crop top. So, I

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