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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

9 Best Journey Books that will Induce Severe Wanderlust

I’ll be the first to admit, I don’t read enough classics. I can’t seem to get around to reading travel staples like Out of Africa, 7 Years in Tibet and Journeys with Charley, yet when Brandi Glanville, my favorite Real Housewife, comes out with a new book it’s on my tablet in a week. Priorities

Taking Ben to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame // Cleveland

Although I was home in Ohio for a month, Ben only came for about a week, just in time for my best friend's wedding. He knew I lived out in the middle of nowhere, but I don't think he quite grasped it when he asked if we could spend a few days in NYC or Chicagao.

Kochi Markets, Kerala

Ben has been spending a lot of time in Kochi for work, and I love to tag along anywhere I can. I've been down to check out the Kochi markets three times in the last couple months and have decided the people there are the most photographic of anywhere I've traveled! Shame I don't have

Mangeli Waterfall, a Monsoon Adventure

As it's raining cats and dogs in Goa and I'm trapped inside, this seems like a good story to share. We planned on waking up early to get to Mangeli waterfall at first, but early wake up calls literally never worked unless there is a plane to catch. Of course we showed up just about

This is India! (five)

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.

Solo Journey: Making Friends and that Typical Convo…

When we travel alone, there is obviously a hope to make new friends on our trip. A lot of backpackers and long-term travelers will ask “Ever notice after 10 minutes of meeting a new person you realize you never caught their name?”  There is a typical 3-minute backpacking conversation I have with everyone I meet

This is India! (four)

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. Writing I did