New to Werkenntwen? This is where you can start to find blog posts that share more about my personal life including why I live in Goa, how I started blogging, and how I earn an income.

Update: One Month After Moving to Merida

Time flies and it's been a month since we moved from India on the 22nd May to come to Mexico. I know I haven't really been sharing much, and I apologize although I'm sure you haven't even noticed! My mom did, though, so that's something ;) Moving to Merida I thought I'd just have a

Some of My Coolest Memories of Living in India

You know how when someone loses weight or changes but you see them every day, you don't really notice it? I feel like I woke up in Goa every day for 5 years and I don't think anything of it - yet, when I think about the fact I lived in India for over 5 years,

How Living in Goa for 5 Years Has Changed Me

The last time I went to the US, in February, was to renew my visa after my 5-year visa expired. It's hard to believe I moved to Goa that long ago, and have been in India overall (as a traveler) since 2012. As you might have seen, I am leaving India and moving to Mexico!

My First Ohio Winter Home in Over 5 Years

A few years ago, my parents had called from Ohio to India saying they were off work again due to snow and wind-chill. It was -32 degrees; so cold our dog couldn't walk outside without her paws getting stuck in the ice and snow. So imagine my surprise when I'm on the last of four

Ask Me Anything: Why Are You Still In India & Will You Ever Move?

I'm trying to write more of these "Ask Me Anything" series posts since I do get asked similar questions very often. I've been writing them down and slowly will write posts answering them. One thing I get asked a lot is "Why India?" There are a number of reasons I am still living as an

10 Quirky Things I Love About the Culture in India

You don't stay in a place as long as I have unless you really love it. It's been five years since I'ved lived here and 6 since I first came traveling here. India has its challenges not just as an expat or traveler, but for Indian people - but it has a unique culture that