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10 Journey Tips: Bustling BLUE City of Jodhpur

You have probably scrolled through photos of Jodhpur on Pinterest (ahem... click here to check out my boards) or somewhere else on the web, unknowingly; it's the Blue City of Jodhpur- all the buildings painted a sky blue, looking incredible in contrast to the dusty desert town. Update: I have since been back to Jodhpur,

First Impressions of Mumbai & Arriving in India

When I arrive in Andheri East, at the most awesome Aussie, Elise’s place (she has a blog too!), it was two or three in the morning. It was my first time in India. This was over a year ago. The roads were empty, I’d paid 5x as much as I should have for a cab,

Tips For Journeying India by Train Solo

Journeying India by train can be fun and safe. First, you have to know how to book your ticket. But then you need to know which class to book. In this article I want to talk about the basics of traveling India by train like how to pre-plan it, the route, and what type of seat

How Do I Afford to Journey? Learn Thai Yoga Massage in India

“How do you make money to live your life? To travel?” When I left nursing to move to India after meeting Ben, I wasn’t sure what direction my career would head. I didn’t like nursing, but needed a job, and knew I wouldn’t want to work in healthcare in Goa. I have this website more

Save Yourself Hassle: Buy a Local SIM Card in India

For my American readers who may not even know what a SIM card is, you should know other countries do not have cell phone plans like ours! Getting a local SIM card in India and having access to the internet will make your trip WAY easier and less stressful. In the US your phone number

American Moving to India Packing List Part 2: Everything Else

My follow up product and brand packing advice for an American moving to India. It's the best way I have come up with to explain to others moving here what products you'll get the same of and what you may wish to bring from home. If you haven’t read Part 1: Beauty and Hair, start

My Featured Work

Other than writing on Werkenntwen, I regularly contribute to other websites, magazines, and even the occasional newspaper. I also am interviewed sometimes by other websites and magazines. Here is a list of my featured work. Books Werkenntwen' Guide to India 100,000-word complete guide to traveling India The Insider's