Things to Know About Hiking the Portuguese Camino

One of the best trips I did in 2022 was hiking the Portuguese Camino. If you’re looking for an active vacation with a bit of culture sprinkled in, I highly recommend hiking the Way of St. James. Although this pilgrimage doesn’t require a lot of planning, there are a few things you should know about hiking the Portuguese Camino. … More Things to Know About Hiking the Portuguese Camino

Things To Do In Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela became famous as a pilgrimage destination in the Middle Ages. Thousands of tourists still flock here every year. It’s a beautiful city, steeped in history, and a great base for exploring Galicia. To experience Santiago de Compostela to the fullest during your visit, I have compiled a list of travel tips from my own experience. These are the best things to do in Santiago de Compostela in my opinion: … More Things To Do In Santiago de Compostela

Camino Itinerary: Portugal Coastal Route in 13 Days

This year I ticked of a massive bucket list item: hiking the Portuguese Coastal Way of the Camino de Santiago. It took me 13 days to cover the 280 km between Porto and Santiago de Compostela on foot. Here is my itinerary for this beautiful walk along the rugged Portuguese and Galician coast. … More Camino Itinerary: Portugal Coastal Route in 13 Days

The Best Accommodations Along the Portuguese Camino

This year, I finally ticked a major item off my bucket list: hiking the Portuguese Camino de Santiago. Even though this Camino is newer, it is already well established in terms of accommodation and food options. I mostly slept in pilgrim hostels and regular hostels. While some were basic and nothing to write home about, others were very memorable. To help you plan your own Camino, here is how to choose your accommodation and my favorite hostels along the Camino Portuguese del Costa. … More The Best Accommodations Along the Portuguese Camino

Things to Do in Barcelona

Barcelona: one of the most popular destinations in Europe. And with good reason, because this seaside city in the north of Spain is fun, vibrant and beautiful. And there is so much to do! Go to Barcelona and discover this amazing city for yourself, and make sure to do at least these five things: … More Things to Do in Barcelona