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,

A Soul Searcher’s Guide to Udaipur

This is a follow up to My Guide to Udaipur, so if you missed that post, start there! Udaipur is the lake city of India... the Venice of India… the romantic city of the subcontinent. It’s everything: VIBRANT, cultural, but most importantly, it’s the most relaxed place in India AND is still quite touristy. It’s

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

15 Tips for Drinking Bhang Lassi in India

Before I tell you my tips on how to drink bhang lassi in India, I want to paint a little picture of Rajasthan... but since there ARE photos in this post (lol) feel free to skip ahead, I suppose. Rajasthan is a very unique state in India. In the desert, with buildings that blend in

Tips for Journeying with No Plans (For the Rebel in You)

I stick right between that little line of planning a little & trying to wing it. There are people, I hear, that plan their whole trip out before they go, Gasp! Props to them but I just don’t see the adventure in that. I like to stay right at that fine line. So I make

So, You Want to Journey to Find Yourself?

If you want to travel to find yourself, you have to most importantly: BE YOURSELF Are you shocked to know I have had people gasp at me when I say I ate Burger King in Thailand, or TGIF in Bombay? Probably not. They are baffled I get a SIM card in new countries with 3G

Crazy Holi Celebrations in Goa with Video!

How many mornings start out with you opening your front door to a bucket of blue water in your face? Followed by a sneak attack bucket poured from the balcony... It happens every year in Goa and this was my first year to celebrate. I have a video of our day at the bottom that

9 Reasons Why You’ll Love Keeping a Journey Journal

People who know me in real life know when I write a post on Werkenntwen about Europe it was years ago that I went. Because of that I try not to write about things that could change, and I kept it mostly to favorite beaches/what to do in a city. Thankfully, I’m all