Need a new search?

If you didn't find what you were looking for, try a new search!

City vs. Village Journey in India | Which is Safer?

I reached out to Renuka, a badass Indian chick that travels alone all over India, to ask her opinion on which area she thought was safer for solo female travelers- the city or the villages? Since I've been traveling around very rural Karnataka a little while now and have a few weeks to go, I'm

Your Backpacking India Budget: 20 USD per day

Another post for my “ask me anything” tag because this is a very FAQ about India. Everyone wants to know how much India is going to cost them and if I can break that cost down into categories for a backpacking India budget and daily India budget. Sure, why not!? Daily India Budget for Backpackers

This is India! (twenty)

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.

Werkenntwen | A Year in Review & Some Blogging Tips

I always thought these blog birthdays were kind of dumb, and swore I wouldn’t write one, but a lot of what I thought this blog would and wouldn’t involve I was wrong about. Not only am I clearly writing one, but it’s a massive 1700 words including travel blogging tips (as if I'm at all

This is India! (nineteen)

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.

My Wishlist: 5 Cities to Visit in India

"How much longer are you going to be in India for?" I’m not sure... but it’s something everyone wants to know. Anytime I think about leaving, I feel upset knowing that there’s so much more to India I want to see. It’s taken over my “travel” thoughts so much that I don’t even consider other

My Favorite Books to Inspire Journey to India

Thinking about traveling to India but not ready to pull the trigger? Pick up a book to inspire you! Ok, but to be fair, before I went to India, I didn’t read a single one of these. While I was there I read a few, and since I’ve been reading India books quite often because

Journeying India alone is hard. Here’s a pep talk.

I've gotten a few e-mails this month that really bummed me out. Three people sent me long e-mails about how difficult they were finding India to be and how badly they wanted to go home. One girl said she hadn't left her hotel in Bombay in 3 days since she arrived because she was so