In this Gossip Girl Guide to New York City, I'm laying out all the iconic spots to visit on your next trip! When it comes to movies and TV shows, you have places that are merely settings and places that become characters on their own. New York City, without fail, manages to become its own
About Rachel JonesRachel Jones left a career in nursing to live on the beaches of Goa, India almost four 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 for India travel, focusing on offbeat places & “glamorous travel”. Hippie in Heels has been featured in ELLE magazine, Tripadvisor, and Thomas Cook. Her blog is one of the top 50 travel blogs in the world based on traffic. She also enjoys writing for BravoTV.
Ask Me Anything: How Do You Deal with Taking Long Flight Journeys (Like USA to India) Multiple Times a Year?
I have a series on my blog called Ask Me Anything and I keep track of reader questions that I get over and over and slowly answer them with a full blog post. So, many of you email saying something like, "How to fly so much? How do you deal with taking so many exhausting long-haul flights?
When I read Marie Kondo's book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing), it changed everything! She invented the KonMari method which I'm sure you've heard people talk about on movies and TV shows, asking "does this bring me joy?". It helped me shop less, buy better, organize
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,
With all the trips I've been on, I've packed a suitcase more times than I can count! I've traveled in pretty much every situation you can imagine -- long term, short term, cold weather, hot weather, and a mix of both, with one backpack or multiple suitcases, and more. The more I travel, the less I
Ever heard of "van life" or seen those wanderlust-worthy photos of couples traveling around in an old-school VW van looking like the most free-spirited people ever? Living in a van full time is what Nadia and David do, so I asked them to take a minute to tell you guys what van life is and
Many travelers come to India and fall in love with a stray dog or two. They might dream of taking that pet home with them but think it's impossible - it's not. You can take pets out of India, mostly dogs and cats. I did just that after five years living here. My boyfriend and
As you know, I left India for the last time as an expat last week and from here on out will be going back to India as a tourist. Ben and I took our pets and preparing to leave India with pets (think quarantine, paperwork, and government export offices) is about as stressful as you