15 Documents To Take While Journeying (Especially to India)

No matter how laid-back and fly by the seat of your pants you are, there are some important documents to take while traveling. It's better to just put them in a pocket of your backpack and have them ready than have to chase down a copy machine or printer at an internet cafe. Some of these

9 Reasons Why You’ll Love Keeping a Journey Journal

People who know me in real life know when I write a post on Werkenntwen about Europe it was years ago that I went. Because of that I try not to write about things that could change, and I kept it mostly to favorite beaches/what to do in a city. Thankfully, I’m all

Online Shopping in India for Western Clothes & Make-up

First tip for online shopping in India for western clothes to be shipped to India: DON’T. The website will lead you to believe there will be no hassle on your end, but it is just not the truth so far for me. Online Shopping in India for Western Clothes, My experiences NastyGal. I am a

Lost Luggage in Athens

“I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.” -Maya Angelou Well, shit. I think it must tell you I’m a horrible person because I LOST my mind when they lost my backpack. Rewind three

Your Journey First Aid Kit – Advice from a Nurse

So usually when traveling these are the things I take. But, I will say sometimes I don't take any because I am a bit irresponsible and because I travel in Asia often, I can afford to buy this stuff as I need it.  5 Items in My Journey First Aid Kit: 1. Band-Aids. Just bring

What Not To Pack – Keep These Off Your Backpacking Checklist

Over the years, I've gotten really, really good at packing efficiently and still maintaining my boho chic style. Whether it's using the KonMari method, learning how to wash my clothes while traveling so I could pack even less, knowing which packing items to splurge on, or testing out the best, most stylish luggage out there, I've