I did Camino Frances two times and I got there in very different ways two times. I did Camino Portugues from Porto two times and I got to Porto both times by plane, it’s quite straightforward as Porto has a big airport and Camino goes straight through this nice big […]
Camino de Santiago Cost Breakdown – How Much Does It Cost?
Planning your budget is a crucial part of your Camino journey. In this article, I’m going to do a Camino de Santiago cost breakdown, and talk about the main aspects when it comes to budget. And yeah, don’t think that Camino must be super expensive – it totally depends on […]
Camino de Santiago Preparation Tips
A lot of people think that Camino de Santiago preparations should be very tough and intensive, and I was no exception. At that time when, back in 2009, before my first Camino I was running quite a lot, and 20-30km distance was no problem for me, so I thought that […]
How Many Kilometres Should I Walk Everyday on Camino de Santiago?
When deciding how many kilometers to walk every day I think you should consider three things: Your level of fitness. How do you feel today? Are you interested in architecture, churches, and history of the cities on Camino de Santiago. Your level of fitness Your fitness level will be seen […]
How Much Time Do You Need for Camino de Santiago?
The first question would be how much actual time do you have? If you have a couple of weeks or 10 days, you won’t be able to do all the Camino as even for the toughest hikers it takes at least 15-20 days to make it. But if you have […]
What backpack should I use for Camino de Santiago
My story All of my 4 Caminos I used the same backpack from 2009 (which I bought before my first Camino de Santiago). My backpack is not really those mainstream alpine/mountain backpacks which are very popular amongst many hikers, but it’s more a military backpack, so not very comfortable or […]
Sleeping bag for Camino de Santiago
Sleeping bag If you are planning to sleep in albergues, there will be no bedding in any of those so you must take a sleeping bag with you. Some of the albergues offer additional blankets, but they are no good to sleep under as they are old and even have […]
Albergues in Camino de Santiago
I think that maybe 99 percent of all pilgrims (Peregrinos) sleep in albergues while walking Camino de Santiago. Albergue, if simply put, is a pilgrims hostel. They offer you a bed, a shower, a toilet, just simple basic stuff. Some of them have books, some have additional tourist information or […]
Additional stuff for Camino de Santiago
What else to take for Camino de Santiago? There quite many options of things which could help you during Camino de Santiago. I definitely do not suggest you to take a laptop or heavy books, but some of the stuff can be pretty useful. The things I consider useful are (and […]