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

My Favorite Trips of 2021

The end of the year is always a time of reflection, and there’s nothing I enjoy reflecting on as much as past trips. I love looking through the photo’s and remembering the good times I had. tunately, there wasn’t much opportunity to travel in 2020 for obvious reasons. But due to vaccinations and relaxing travel restrictions, I was able to take a few trips in 2021. So where did I go that I loved? Outside of a few trips home to my family, these were my favorite places I visited in 2021. I would recommend each one for your travel inspiration for 2022! … More My Favorite Trips of 2021

My Favorite Festive Christmas Destinations in Europe

Germany is obviously my number one place to spend Christmas, but there are a lot of places around Europe that do it (almost) just as well. There are lots of picturesque towns with great Christmas markets to choose from, but these are my favorite festive Christmas destinations in Europe: … More My Favorite Festive Christmas Destinations in Europe

The Best Food & Travel Movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime

In the mood for dinner and a movie? You can have your cake and eat it too with these delicious food & travel movies. Let yourself be transported all around the world, from the comfort of your couch. Pick one of my favorite food and travel movies, order some take-out, sit back and enjoy. We eat with our eyes, after all! … More The Best Food & Travel Movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime