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.

Tep Wireless Review: Perfect For Journeyers?

I have tried out a couple WiFi devices. Just like normal people try out different shoes or clothing, travel bloggers try out different WiFi devices. Disclaimer: I also try out pretty much all the shoes, too. I used a new device for the last two months while traveling. Here is my Tep Wireless review. Tep Wireless Review For

9 Epic Experiences in Tel Aviv You Don’t Want to Miss

Tel Aviv blew me away. I don't think I've ever gone to a city and just immediately felt so attached to it and alive! Instead of writing on and on about how I felt, I want to tell you what experiences in Tel Aviv made me feel this way. These are the experiences in Tel

El Fenn Hotel Review, Marrakesh

El Fenn in Marrakesh is one of the top rated hotels in the city. My friend Tia and I were lucky to stay for two nights so I could share it on the blog! El Fenn Hotel Review In the mornings, tea and coffee was left outside the door so you can have some in

Chefchaouen: ALL You Need to Know About Morocco’s Blue City

Chefchaouen was by far my favorite place to visit in my 2 weeks in Morocco! This all blue town is a photographer's dream. You can wander here for hours and just be in awe the whole time. It's a little out-of-the-way making it less touristy than other spots in Morocco, but it's worth a visit.

This is India! 134

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 about my life in India through short anecdotes. I also share here what I’ve been up to online outside Werkenntwen.

Places to Meet People in Goa While Journeying Alone

Goa is very different for the travelers passing through than it is for an expat. It takes some time to really see where the good places to hang out are. In this post, I'm sharing some places to meet people in Goa when traveling alone. These aren't necessarily the best places to eat, sleep or

Riad Star Review, Marrakesh, Morocco

Riad Star is located inside the medina in Marrakesh. It actually used to be the home of Josephine Baker. She was a hero of the French resistance and a civil rights fighter. She was also a singer and actress. The riad doubles as a little museum with some pieces from that time period in the lobby.

9 Exercises You Can Do From Anywhere

The following is a guest post. Lindsey who runs a business getting women in shape! She's also a life coach and motivator. I asked her to share some tips before in this post: How to Stay Fit While Journeying almost 3 years ago. She's come back for more tips, this time, sharing exercises you can do from anywhere.