About Rachel Jones

Rachel 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.

My Kuala Lumpur Travel Diary

While I've made three visits to both Singapore and Bangkok, I somehow hadn't been to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia until just recently. Friends of Ben and I live there and we went for a 4-day visit. I love seeing a new city with friends that live there (Dom is English and Massy is Malay - you

7 Realistic Ways to Travel More in 2018

I know it's a little late already into the year, but I wanted to share some ways to travel more in 2018 before even more of it gets away from us! While I love to share my adventures abroad, I also want to share with you how you can start having a life of travel

5 Quiet Goa Beaches Perfect for Relaxing in Paradise

There are so many Goa Beaches worth visiting and some of the most popular ones like Ashwem and Anjuna have many people, shops, and restaurants - but lots of visitors to Goa want to hop around Goa beaches that are quiet where they can relax in solitude to read, write, and be in nature without

16 Things You Need to Know Before a Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh India

I am so happy to share this guest post with you about what to expect at a yoga retreat in Rishikesh! A yoga retreat in Rishikesh, India (“the birthplace of yoga”) can be a truly life-changing experience.  In fact, it’s an experience I think everyone would benefit from having at some point in their lifetime.

How I Keep the Sea and Sun From Damaging My Hair When I Travel

Having long, tangly hair can be a little annoying when traveling but I've found some ways to manage it. I have a few travel hair care tips and some favorite products that I use when I'm bouncing around the world so that my hair doesn't need a big cut after the trip is over. I

Where to go in Costa Rica | A Complete Guide to Costa Rica

If you’re not too familiar with the Central American country known as the land of “pure life,” then you’ll want to get a pen and notepad ready to take some notes. I'm going to share exactly where to go in Costa Rica to have the best trip possible! Out of all of the countries I've

Best Travel Gadgets: I Swear By These!

I've tried my fair share of gadgets and gizmos over my years of travel, and it seems like there are new things coming out every day. Here are some of the best travel gadgets I personally use and swear by and have for quite a while. Whether it's to make my trips easier or safer, these

24 Hours in Dubai | A Detailed Dubai Layover Guide

Dubai, the city of dreams, is a popular pitstop for those traveling between the East and the West. In fact DXB airport is the busiest airport for international travel in the world with over eighty million passengers a year! This is your guide for how to make the most of your next 24 hours in