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.

TBEX Blogging Conference: Speaking on a Panel & Goat Yoga

A couple of weeks ago, I attended TBEX in the Finger Lakes region of New York as a speaker on a panel about outsourcing. TBEX is a travel blogger conference where bloggers learn at breakaway sessions about various blogging topics and also a networking event as many tourism boards, hotels, and other companies show up

Journeying with Kohl’s POPSUGAR Collection

This post is in partnership with Kohls. If you've been reading my blog for some time, then I'm sure you can imagine my excitement when an email from Kohl's pinged into my inbox. My mom and I have always been Kohl's fans - even in Jr. High, I remember it was THE place to go

Perfect Panama Itinerary for Two Weeks

You can see a lot in Panama in two weeks. I stayed for a little over two weeks and felt it was plenty of time. In fact, I would have maybe gotten bored if I had stayed on longer and felt like the places I visited covered the various regions of Panama from sea to

How to Get the New Brazil Evisa

Journeying to Brazil has become even easier than ever before. As of November 2017, the Brazilian Government started to implement an electronic visa application process for tourists who wish to travel to Brazil. This is great considering you no longer have to visit an embassy to get your visa. This visa allows you to stay

13 Things to Know Before Visiting Bocas Del Toro Panama

Bocas Del Toro is probably the most famous tourist town in Panama after Panama City (which most people visit just to see the canal). Many people who visit Bocas Del Toro are backpackers coming across the border from Costa Rica and it definitely has a backpacker vibe. I stayed here for four nights, which was

What to Wear in Panama: All My Outfits

If you haven't already seen, I've been posting a lot of pics on my Instagram of Panama and all my outfits. While I have a more practical, packing list (coming next week), I thought I'd do a fun, stylish guide on what to wear in Panama as well! Of all the articles I am writing