Remembering Rachel: Hippie in Heels

If you follow the travel blogging community, you will have found it hard to miss the awful news that Rachel Jones, author of the popular women’s travel blog Hippie in Heels, recently passed away unexpectedly (May 2019.) Her free-spirited nature and long-running India-centric blog are incredibly well known within the worldwide travel community, and if you’ve ever researched backpacking in India, you’ve probably read it.

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The Real Victims of Fyre Festival: How Not to Travel

(This post contains information that may be considered “spoilers” for those wanting to watch the Netflix documentary.)

If you watch one thing this week, let it be the eagerly-awaited Netflix documentary Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened (note: I genuinely had this marked on my calendar because fundamentally I’m the kind of person who likes to snuggle up with a cup of cocoa and watch dreams die.) Like many, I tuned in to find out exactly how this infamous festival ever came to pass and to get a glimpse of the beautiful Bahamian location that featured as the backdrop.

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