About Rachel Jones

Rachel Jones left a career in nursing and lived on the beaches of Goa, India for the five years. Now she lives in Mexico where she gives advice on the 40+ countries she’s visited in the last 10 years. She’s the author of two India travel e-books: Guide to India and Insider’s Guide to Goa. Her blog, Hippie in Heels, like its name, is a contradiction combining off-beat adventurous places with glamorous and bespoke travel. Hippie in Heels has been featured in ELLE, Marie Claire, Grazia, and Cosmopolitan magazines. She’s a writer for Bravo TV.

Do I Need Travel Insurance For Mexico? Costs & Options

If like me you are so excited to be planning trips around Mexico, you might be asking "Do I need travel insurance for Mexico?" and the answer is yes. I've been living here for about 9 months in Merida, a city in the Yucatan and have loved exploring new places around the country. After five

Ultimate List of Beach Resorts in Goa (Sorted By Budget!)

Goa is the kind of place that you've either never heard of or you go every year for an epic holiday. There's no in between. Travelers that pass through Goa tend to come back. The Arabian Sea, the coconut trees, the cute beach huts, and the luxe beach resorts all bring together Goa's laid-back scene. Some

Top 8 Must-See Places to Visit in Udaipur For the Best Photography and Views

Most people leave India saying that Udaipur was their favorite place - and one they would want to return back to. There are many reasons for this but I think it's because not only is it STUNNING, has great Rajasthani food, amazing attractions and awesome Udaipur sightseeing around every corner, and quality shopping - it also

Shopaholic’s 15 Best Bohemian & Non-Touristy Places for Shopping in Jaipur

Some people come to India's pink city see the famous pink buildings or other popular "must-sees" while others come for shopping in Jaipur... I'm sort of in the latter group. There are so many cool places to see in Jaipur and many are landmarks, but there are also beautiful cafes, shops, and bars. I recently traveled

What to Wear in Mexico: The Ultimate Guide + Sample Packing List

I want to help you decide what to wear in Mexico! In this post, I'm going to share about the different regions, weather, resort wear vs. casual, and different experiences and outdoor activities you might want to pack for. Below is a complete Mexico packing list to help you get prepped! Different Regions of Mexico Mexico

50 Unmissable Things to do in Merida, Mexico (2019)

I love my city! I've been living in Merida Mexico for about a year now, and since I'm a blogger I have put in even more effort to get to know this city inside and out. I love to share on my blog about places I know well and Merida Mexico is one of them!