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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Dating in India: The Do’s and Don’ts as a Foreign Woman

The following post is a guest post from Beth, who has been living in India for years. She's dated Indian men and has a few tips to share for foreigner women dating Indian men here in India whether on their travels or if you are living here as an expat.  Dating in India as a

Is Golan Heights Safe to Visit? + Why I Was in This Controversial Region

While in Isreal with Vibe Isreal, part of our itinerary was to visit Golan Heights Winery. We had a great day and the local people showed us around this unique part of the country. Think picnics, champagne, and 4x4 rides. I'll share a bit about this region, what I've learned, and answer 'is Golan Heights safe

This is India! 130

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.

Grazing Goat Hotel Review London

While in London, Ben and I usually stay with his brother or other family members. There were a couple nights we did need a hotel during the weekend of his sister's wedding. I chose the Grazing Goat in Marylebone and area I didn't know much about before going. The hotel seemed cute though. Here's a

My Favorite American Food (don’t read this while hungry)

I actually go through withdrawal of American food when I get back to India. Going through these photos was rough guys... but I did for it you... ;) My favorite American Food I flew in to Ohio and left for Florida just two days later. It was a press trip and they feed us bloggers well,

This is India! 129

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.

Here Are The Cutest Luxury & Budget Airbnb’s in Goa

One of the biggest issues with looking for an airbnb in Goa or hotel for that matter is that you don't know the location THAT WELL of where you are going. It's hard to say if the suburb or in Goa's case, village, is going to be near to what you want. It can take