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What to Expect at the Cremation Ghats In Varanasi

Varanasi (Beneres) is one of the hardest cities in India to travel through, especially alone. It’s in the state Uttar Pradesh and the Holy Ganges runs through, bringing people from all over the world to see the religious ceremonies that take place here. Varanasi is the most fascinating place I’ve been. this is my FAVORITE

“I Want to Quit Nursing to Journey” Tips for My Fellow Nurses

This post is for all my nursing readers. I know some of you are struggling with your jobs, or nursing school because you e-mail me about it, usually saying, "I want to quit nursing!" "I want to drop out of nursing school!" "How did you do it?" "Was your family mad?" I understand your feelings because

This is India! (ten)

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.

Just your average “monkey babysitting” day

There are two supermarkets in Anjuna: Oxfords and Orchards. I wanted to go to Orchards and Ben was all, "no it sucks", but he is forever in my debt that we went because we saw this: Monkey Babysitting  First of all, who doesn't love monkeys? Second of all, who loves them more than Ben? No one. I

Journey Resources

Booking Cheap Flights 2. CheapOair. I don't book without looking at CheapOair to compare prices. I've found good prices here for 10 years and never had an issue with their customer service when I needed to change/cancel flights, although sometimes there is a fee like all third-party sites. 1. Kiwi. This website is

Introduction to Varanasi: It did NOT Go as Planned

There is so much to say on this vibrant place that I’ve done a few separate posts that will be up soon: Varanasi travel tips, What to Expect at the Ghats in Varanasi and below is my little introduction to Varanasi and to the crazy we got ourselves into. Man, Varanasi did NOT go as

Journey Inspiration: Momondo Trip Finder Review

It's a bit dreary in Goa right now with the monsoon rains in full swing. Ben and I want to visit his dad in Vienna but flights are bit high at the moment and inspiration to go anywhere else is lacking a bit. So, it was really perfect timing when Momondo asked me to take

13 Little Known Tips for Taj Mahal Visit

A trip to India is pretty incomplete without visiting its most famous landmark! The Taj Mahal isn't only a famous place to visit in India, it's famous all around the globe, with millions of visitors every year. Here are all my best, little-known tips for Taj Mahal visit, so you can make the most of