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.

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,

5 Reasons to Use a VPN for Journey

If you're a frequent traveler, you might want to start considering using a VPN as they have many benefits for travelers. I'm going to explain a few reasons to use a VPN for travel, which are the reasons I have used one (and tried many) over the last 7 years of travel. When I first

10 Essential Tips for Goa Nightlife

Goa has gorgeous beaches, amazing flea markets, tasty unique seafood, and some of the nicest people I've met in my travels. After living there five years, I have done my fair share of partying and it seems like although the sea is the draw for families, the parties are the draw for the travelers and