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

What to Pack for a Day Hike

I used to hate hiking as a kid, but now I love it! The way it allows me to connect to nature, the view from the top of a mountain. There is nothing like it. The key to having a good day hike is preparation. Packing the right gear, and leaving what you don’t need at home, will make your hiking adventure go a lot smoother. So to help you properly plan your next day hike, I’ll share my hiking essentials list, and give you tips on how to choose the right backpack and hiking boots.
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