About Rachel Jones

Rachel Jones left a career in nursing to live on the beaches on Goa, India over three years ago where she is now a travel writer. Her website gives advice on the 35+ countries she's been to but has become the go-to site on India travel, focusing on off beat places & “glamorous travel”. Hippie in Heels has been featured in ELLE magazine & was voted by Flipkey as one of the top 25 female bloggers to follow this year. She's a writer for BravoTV.

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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 Hippie in Heels.

Get the Moroccan Desert Experience Without the 10 Hour Ride to the Sahara

The Scarabeo (Stone) Camp in Marakesh was a stunning and unforgettable experience that I highly recommend. Here's a look at what Scarabeo Camp Marrakesh can offer and why it's proximity is so important with getting the Moroccan desert experience closer to Marrakesh, when other camps are 10 hours away. black kimono How to Get the

US Delivered Review, Expat Courier Service

It's always fun to do a review on the blog, but this one was the most excited because it involved getting a package from the US sent to India. If you're an expat you know how exciting that prospect is! In this US Delivered review, I'm going to introduce to you this courier service and

Safety Tips For Solo Female Travel in Goa, India

Solo female travelers coming to India, often are a little nervous to come to Goa alone since it's known as a party place. In fact, Goa is a great place to travel alone whether female or male. I can see why people are nervous though so here are some tips for solo female travel in

What to Expect Driving to Tawang | Famous Sela Pass

The main attraction of Arunachal Pradesh and maybe all of NE India is Tawang, pronounced Tawong. To get there you fly into Guwahati and drive north for a very long time. It is what used to be Tibet. To get there you pass over Sela Pass which is 13,700 feet above sea level. The drive

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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 Hippie in Heels.