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

Portuguese Camino Accommodations That I Would Recommend

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 Portuguese Camino Accommodations That I Would Recommend

The Best Flea Markets in Berlin

My favorite weekend activity in Berlin is thrift shopping at flea markets. From clothes to furniture, there are markets all over the city. It’s a treasured part of Berlin culture and a great way to shop for affordable and sustainable souvenirs. I’ve listed the best flea markets in Berlin for your next visit. … More The Best Flea Markets in Berlin

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

The Best Places to Visit in Belgium That Aren’t Brussels

Because Belgium is modest in size and has a great public train network, you can visit a lot of places in a single trip. While most people base themselves in Brussels, that is not my favorite city in Belgium. As most people would agree, it’s rather dirty and lacks the charm of smaller Belgian towns. These are some of the best places to visit in Belgium that aren’t Brussels, although you could also do them as day trips from Brussels: … More The Best Places to Visit in Belgium That Aren’t Brussels