Author: Alya

There are many amazing weekend getaways from Cape Town. We’ve chosen the 15 best places near the city to spend the weekend. The getaways are divided into different categories: romantic escapes, weekend drives, and camping getaways. All suggested places are located not further than 300 km from Cape Town no more than a 2,5-hour drive. The post is based on our personal travel experience. If you’re visiting the city as a tourist some of these getaways can be included in your Cape Town itinerary. The best weekend escapes from Cape Town, South Africa Best ways of getting around Cape Town If…

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Cape Town is an incredible city with many great things to do. Regardless if you come here for the first time or you’re a frequent visitor there will be always something new to experience and to try in the city. We’ve put together this list of things to do in Cape Town based on one’s interests to make your choice easier. Whether you are an adventure lover, a culture vulture, or a foodie you’ll find here the best activities to include in your Cape Town itinerary. Visiting beautiful beaches is one of the best things to do in Cape Town…

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Cape Town is an incredible city with many great things to do. Regardless if you come here for the first time or you’re a frequent visitor there will be always something new to experience and to try in the city. We’ve put together this list of things to do in Cape Town based on one’s interests to make your choice easier. Whether you are an adventure lover, a culture vulture, or a foodie you’ll find here the best activities to include in your Cape Town itinerary. Visiting beautiful beaches is one of the best things to do in Cape Town…

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The Garden Route is probably one of the most popular destinations in South Africa for both locals and foreigners and it absolutely deserves to be. It’s definitely a must-include in your South African itinerary. This is one of the areas with a lot to offer for any traveler. It’s a perfect place for a honeymoon trip, a long weekend getaway, and an amazing place for a family holiday. We’ve done this trip more than once, every time staying in different places, and doing different things, this itinerary is a quintessence of our Garden Route experience. In this guide you’ll find;…

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The charming small town of Franschhoek near Cape Town offers a great variety of things to do for any traveler. Franschhoek (French Corner in Afrikaans) is located in the picturesque valley at the foot of the mountains, 75 km from Cape Town. It’s one of the oldest towns in South Africa. Its history goes back to 1688 when French Huguenot refugees started settling down in the valley bringing along the tradition of growing grapes and making wine. Don’t be surprised by the French origin of the names of many wine farms in the area.  Franschhoek is a must-visit place in…

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Table Mountain is Cape Town’s most famous attraction and a must-visit place in Cape Town. Hiking on Table Mountain is a great way to see the city and its surroundings. The views from the top are truly spectacular. The easiest and fastest way of getting to the top is to take a cable car. Walking up following one of the Table Mountain hiking trails is a far more challenging but much more rewarding experience. There are several routes going up as well as a couple of beautiful hikes on the top of the mountain. Hiking Table Mountain is one of…

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The Camino de Santiago de Gran Canaria is a beautiful multi-day walking route on the main island of the Canary Archipelago. It’s the only Camino de Santiago route located outside of mainland Europe. The trail crosses the island from south to north offering a perfect combination of the beautiful coastal scenery and the spectacular mountain views. It’s a perfect Camino route to walk during the winter months. Breathtaking scenery on the Camino de Santiago de Gran Canaria The Camino de Santiago de Gran Canaria route overview Total distance – 67 km/41,6 miNumber of days – 3-4 daysDifficulty level – 5 out of…

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The town of Stellenbosch in South Africa is a beautiful place with many amazing things to do. One can find here a variety of activities from wine tasting and fine dining to mountain biking and hiking. There are plenty of things to do in Stellenbosch for any traveler. Stellenbosch is the second oldest town in South Africa. It was founded in 1679 by Simon van der Stel, the governor of the Cape Colony. 10 years later, in 1690 the Huguenot refugees settled down in the area, they brought from France the tradition of growing grapes and making wine, it was…

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There are many amazing places to visit in Cape Town. Even if you live here it’s difficult to visit all of them. Like any other big touristy city, Cape Town has some highlights that can’t be skipped. In this post, we selected the top attractions that are must-visits for first-time travelers. If you don’t have enough time to visit all 15 suggested attractions and have to choose just a handful of them I’d suggest Table Mountain, Lion’s Head, Bo Kaap, Constantia, and Boulders Beach. These five are our favorite places in Cape Town. You can visit all of them in…

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If you’re planning a trip and want to get the most out of your visit this Cape Town 3-day itinerary is what you need. It’s written by locals (us) for tourists. The suggested itinerary includes the city’s best, recommendations, and insider tips. It includes the must-see places in Cape Town. Let us help you to make the best out of your Cape Town visit! View of Cape Town and Table Mountain from Lion’s Head Our Cape Town 3-day itinerary This is the standard itinerary for spending 3 days in Cape Town. The itinerary allows you to visit the main attractions…

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There are many great day trips from Cape Town for any traveler be it an adventurous traveler, a family with children, or a honeymoon couple. From incredible hiking routes to breathtaking scenic drives, from renowned wine routes to diverse wildlife, it will never disappoint you just have to choose the right place for you. Cape Town has many incredible things to do some of the suggested day trips are definitely to include in your bucket list. The scenery at Cape Point National Park, one of the best places for a day trip from Cape Town There are many fantastic coffee…

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Annapurna Base Camp trek is a spectacular multi-day route in Nepal. The diversity of the scenery on the trek is impressive one of the best sceneries you can get trekking in Nepal. You start at the tropical rainforest full of birds and monkeys and in a couple of days, you find yourself among the snowy peaks of the Himalayas. It offers the best In this post, we’ve put together an optimal (in our opinion) Annapurna Base Camp trek itinerary that hopefully will help you to plan your trip. It’s possible to do the Annapurna Base Camp trek with a tour…

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The Lion’s Head hike is one of the top things to do in Cape Town. Hiking up the mountain can be challenging but the views from the top are well worth the effort. From Lion’s Head, you get some of the best views of the city and its surroundings. Even if you don’t climb all the way to the top you still get fantastic views along the trail. Alya on the top of Lion’s Head enjoying the view of Camps Bay Lion’s Head guided hikes and tours If you’re a solo traveler joining a guided group tour might be a…

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The Camino de San Salvador or del Salvador is a long-distance pilgrimage route over the mountains in Northern Spain. The route is known for its steep ascents and descents, breathtaking scenery, and unpredictable weather conditions. The pilgrimage on this Camino is not to a tomb of a saint (like on the Camino de Santiago) but to the Christian relics that are kept in the Cathedral of Oviedo. The history of the Camino de San Salvador dates back to the reign of King Alfonso II. To protect Christian relics from the Muslims the king ordered to transfer them to the Cathedral…

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Our detailed 12-day Everest Base Camp trek itinerary includes two acclimatization days in Namche Bazar and in Dingboche. The itinerary is flexible and adjustable, we suggest a couple of alternative routes for the return walk that you don’t walk to the Base Camp and back the same way. The Everest Base Camp trek is a lifetime adventure for many people. We’ve done the trek twice and every time it was an incredible experience. We’ve done quite a lot of hiking in Nepal including some of the famous routes such as the Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp trek and EBC…

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Cerro Castillo Circuit is a 50 km trek through Cerro Castillo National Park, one of the best Patagonia National Parks for hiking. The scenery on the trek is stunning; indigenous forest, hanging glaciers, mountain rivers, snow peaks, turquoise blue lakes, bizarrely shaped mountains – untouched nature combined with unpredictable Patagonian weather. There are different routes in Cerro Castillo you can explore in one to four days. Compared to some other long-distance treks in Patagonia e.g. treks in El Chalten or backpacking in the famous Torres del Paine, Cerro Castillo is an off-the-beaten-path trek but it is not as wild as the O’Higgins Glacier…

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When planning an adventure trip through a remote region it’s very important to pack the right gear. In this post, you’ll find a detailed Patagonia packing list that contains the 15 essential hiking items and must-have camping gear. We spent two months hiking and camping in Patagonia mostly on the Chilean side. During that time we had all kinds of weather; from hot sunny days to hail and stormwind – our gear never failed. We’ve done many day hikes in Patagonia and several long-distance treks and spent quite a lot of time traveling the Carretera Austral. In this post, you’ll…

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Pumalin Park or Pumalin Douglas Tompkins National Park in northern Patagonia is a stunning area that offers some great opportunities for outdoor lovers. It’s one of the last additions to the list of National Parks in Patagonia. The park offers beautiful hiking trails and in-nature campsites. The scenery in Pumalin is truly spectacular: crystal clear rivers, lush green indigenous forest, unique flora, and fauna. Pumalin park is situated along the famous Carretera Austral (Southern Road) that starts in Puerto Montt and finishes in Villa O’Higgins. It’s a hidden gem of Patagonia that is yet to be discovered by tourists.  Caleta…

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Traveling the Carretera Austral or Route 7 in Patagonia is a lifetime adventure. The legendary road in Chile offers incredible scenery, a unique ecosystem, and a thrilling feeling of being in the wilderness. If you want to go off the beaten track, discover new places, do wild hikes and meet wonderful people, Chilean Patagonia is the right place for you. We spent one month exploring the region. During that time we did several long-distance treks in Patagonia, spent weeks camping in the wilderness, and visited many off-the-beaten-path places. We absolutely loved this unspoiled region and definitely want to come back…

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If you ask when is the best time to visit Torres del Paine National Park there is no single answer. It all depends on what you want from your visit and what you enjoy the most. If you prefer warm weather with little rain then summer is the best time for you. If you like solitude the off-season is the right time to visit the park. In this post, we compare different seasons and highlight the main advantages and disadvantages of visiting Torres del Paine during every season. The beautiful scenery in Torres del Paine in March Is January the…

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We’ve stayed at more than a hundred albergues on the seven different routes of the Camino de Santiago. Some places were amazing and became an important part of our Camino memories, some places were just another overnight stay. Albergues have always been an important part of the Camino de Santiago history. Even if you’re not the kind of person that is comfortable with staying in a dormitory I’d recommend finding a great albergue on your Camino route (one with a communal dinner for example) and staying there for one night just to experience the spirit of the Camino. Public albergues…

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The Camino de Santiago is a popular pilgrimage route in Europe. Every year it attracts thousands of people from all over the world. There are many routes of different lengths and difficulties that lead to Santiago de Compostela. Not everybody has the possibility to complete the Camino de Santiago; most of them require between two weeks and one month. That’s why many people choose to walk the last 100 km to Santiago.   Three most popular Camino routes to walk the last 100 km Why 100 kilometers? Two stamps per day for the last 100 km The best time for…

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Walking the Camino de Santiago is a unique experience that many people start preparing for a long time beforehand. We have walked seven different Camino de Santiago routes and know how overwhelming it can be to plan the Camino. In this post, we’ve put together tips for planning the pilgrimage and recommendations to follow on the Camino. A distance marking pole on the Camino Frances How to prepare for the pilgrimage? Training for the Camino If you’re like us, an outdoor person, and used to hiking with a backpack you don’t need any special training for the Camino. The only…

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The Camino de Santiago is an old pilgrimage route to the tomb of Apostle St.James in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The history of the Camino de Santiago goes back to the 9th century when the actual tomb of the Apostle was discovered. The first officially documented pilgrimage to Santiago was made by the king of Asturias and Galicia Alfonso II in the 9th century on the Camino Primitivo or the Original Way from Oviedo to Santiago. Nowadays more than 300 000 people from all over the world walk the Camino every year. The Camino Francés from Sarria is…

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The Historical Way is a 6-day inland route of the Rota Vicentina. It’s one of the two long-distance routes of the Vicentina networks. The route takes hikers through non-touristy areas of the Alentejo region in the south of Portugal. The Historical Way can be walked as a separate route or combined with the Fisherman’s Trail. The Historical Way route overview Walking the Historical Way vs the Coastal Route The best time for hiking The cost of walking the Historical Way How to get to Santiago do Cacém? Accommodation on the Historical Way The Historical Way walking itinerary Day 1. Santiago…

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The Rota Vicentina is a network of hiking trails in the Alentejo and Algarve provinces in the south of Portugal. The network includes two long-distance routes the Fisherman’s Trail and the Historical Way, and several day-hikes some of which can be incorporated in one of the long-distance routes. We’ve walked both multi-day routes of the Rota Vicentina as well as some of the short-distance hikes. In this post, we describe different route options, cost, transportation, and accommodation options on the Rota Vicentina. Zambujeira do Mar, one of the towns on the coastal route of the Rota Vicentina Practical information for…

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Camino Primitivo or the Original Way is a part of the Northern Camino network that includes Camino Primitivo, Camino del Norte (the Northern Way), and Camino Ingles (the English Way). The total distance of the Camino Primitivo is 321 km it can be completed in two weeks. The trail starts at the cathedral of Oviedo and finishes at the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. It’s considered to be the toughest out of all Camino de Santiago routes due to many steep ascents and descents. The route passes through two Spanish provinces – Asturias and Galicia and offers a great in-nature experience combined with good infrastructure.…

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The Fisherman’s Trail is a walking route in the south of Portugal. It’s a part of the Rota Vicentina network. The trail is considered one of the most beautiful coastal routes in the world. The scenery along the route is breathtaking; rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, stunning lookouts, charming towns, clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and diverse wildlife. We were so impressed by the beauty of the area that after completing the trail we decided to move to the south of Portugal where we live now. The Fisherman’s Trail route overview Total distance – 230 km/143 mi Number of days…

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The Fishermen’s Trail in the Algarve region, in the south of Portugal is a part of the Rota Vicentina hiking routes. The trail follows the coastline and offers breathtaking scenery; rugged cliffs, pristine beaches, and crystal clear water, it’s a perfect route for those who like the sea and outdoor activities. The route can be walked as a separate trek or combined with the Historical Way of the Rota Vicentina. Walking along the coast is always a special experience. We’ve done several coastal hiking routes including the famous West Coast Trail in Canada and the Otter Trail in South Africa…

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The Camino de Santiago is not a single route like many people think referring to the popular Camino Frances. It’s a network of pilgrimage routes that start in different places across Europe and finish in Santiago de Compostela. In fact, you can start walking to Santiago from anywhere in Europe. The main drawback of walking a non-established route is that there will be less or no infrastructure for pilgrims (route marking, albergues, etc.). It will be more difficult and challenging to walk. The popular routes are well marked, have enough infrastructure for pilgrims, and don’t require very thorough planning –…

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The Camino de Santiago is a life-changing experience for most, we know many people that were planning this pilgrimage for years, preparing, reading, training. It’s important to pack light for the Camino to make the walk easier and more enjoyable. We learned this after walking several Caminos de Santiago. We’ve completed several different Caminos de Santiago routes. In total, we walked over 3500 km across Spain, Portugal, and France following different Camino routes. Our completed Camino de Santiago routes Portuguese Camino from Lisbon – May 2018 Camino Primitivo – June 2018 Camino del Norte – October 2018 Camino Finisterre & Muxía…

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For many people waking the Camino de Santiago is a lifetime experience. Many start preparing for it a couple of years in advance. We often get questions from our readers regarding the Camino. In this post, we put together the most FAQ and answers to them based on our Camino experience. If you don’t find an answer to your question feel free to leave a comment. We’ll be happy to assist with it.  Is there more than one Camino de Santiago route? Yes, there are many Camino de Santiago routes across Europe. They start in different places and all finish…

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Walking the Camino de Santiago is a great experience, the best thing about the Camino is that anybody can do it, you don’t have to be an experienced hiker or super athlete to walk it. Camino de Santiago has many different route options from a short 120 km walk to the long and challenging 800 km and even 1000 km routes depending on how much time you have, what you want to see, and how far you can walk you can choose any of the existing routes. I must warn you the Camino might be addictive, many people come back…

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Torres del Paine is a famous national park with incredible scenery and amazing hiking trails. Thousands of people come here for backpacking every year, as a result, it gets quite crowded during the season. The park has good infrastructure; well-marked trails, designated campsites, picnic areas, restaurants, shops, hotels, rangers’ posts, etc. Torres del Paine is definitely a not-to-miss place in South America. You can come to the park as a day visitor and do one of the day-hikes in Torres del Paine or spend more time and complete one of the multi-day backpacking routes: the W-trek or the O-circuit. In…

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For centuries Saint Jean Pied de Port (SJPDP) has played an important role in European Christian culture. The town is the starting point of the Camino Frances, the most popular Camino de Santiago route. Thousands of people arrive every year at the small town of St.Jean Pied de Port in the French Pyrenees to start their journey on the Camino de Santiago. In this post, I’m going to describe different ways of getting to St.Jean by public transport. There are different ways of getting to St.Jean Pied de Port. Whichever way you choose you’ll have to make at least one…

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When is the best time to visit Namibia depends a lot on what you want to see and what regions you want to travel. There are many places in Namibia that are better to visit during the certain season but some attractions are great any time of the year e.g. Sossusvlei, the Himba Village, Kolmandkop Ghost Town, Quiver Tree Forest.  Traveling in Namibia is an incredible experience. The country has many amazing places to visit and fantastic things to do. You’ll always be able to find great things to do regardless of the time of the year. Alya at Canyon Road…

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Patagonia is a wild region in the southern tip of South America with some of the best long-distance trekking routes on the continent. From the popular routes in Torres del Paine National Park to off-the-beaten-track trails in the Patagonia National Park. One can spend a couple of months hiking in the region. The scenery on the treks is incredible; massive glaciers, turquoise lagoons, snowy peaks, hidden valleys, and breathtaking lookout points. We put together a list of the 10 best long-distance hikes in Patagonia. Impressive scenery on one of the long-distance treks in PatagoniaIf you prefer staying in the comfort…

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Patagonia is an incredible place for hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers. Patagonia is a massive region it spreads from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Atlantic ocean in the east and from the snowy peaks of the Andes in the north to the southernmost tip of the continent in the south. There are some incredible day hikes of different lengths and difficulty levels. Every hike offers stunning scenery; glaciers, turquoise lakes, indigenous forest, hidden waterfalls, breathtaking lookout points, and bizarre rock formations. We spent 2 months exploring Patagonia, most of the time traveling the Carretera Austral. In these…

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When is the best time to visit Cape Town? It depends on what your want to do and to see in the Mother City. For a beach holiday, the hot summer months are the best time. If you want to enjoy fields of flowers and trees in blossom then spring is the best season to visit. Whenever you decide to come you’ll find plenty of exciting activities to do and interesting places to visit in Cape Town. Jacaranda trees blossom in November, our favorite time to visit Cape Town Best weather months to visit Cape Town Month Av. day temperature…

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There are many incredible day hikes in Torres del Paine National Park of different lengths and difficulty levels. From short and easy trails suitable for hikers with children to challenging routes for experienced hikers. Hiking in Torres del Paine you can enjoy the fantastic Patagonian scenery, impressive landscapes, and diverse wildlife. Here it’s possible to combine comfort and adventure. You can stay in a nice hotel/cabin inside the park and visit the main attractions by doing day hikes. If you’re planning to stay for a couple of days in Torres del Paine and do several day hikes I’d suggest deciding…

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Torres del Paine National Park is an incredible place for trekking; breathtaking scenery, untouched nature, and diverse wildlife. Here you will find some of the best hikes in Patagonia. Planning hiking in Torres del Paine can be overwhelming especially the part of booking campsites along the route. Several questions usually arise during the planning; How to find the right campsites? How to book campsites? What are the facilities? In this post, we give detailed information on the campsites in Torres del Paine. Using this guide you can plan your hike and choose the campsites. In the 2021/22 hiking season the…

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The W trek in Torres del Paine National park is a stunning route with some of the most beautiful landscapes in Patagonia. The trek is a good compromise between day hikes in Torres del Paine and the challenging O-circuit. The W route takes hikers to all highlights of the National Park including the Mirador Las Torres, Grey Glacier, and Pehoé Lake. In my opinion, the W trek is one of the best hikes in Patagonia. It’s a good combination of a great hiking experience, amazing scenery, good infrastructure, and a moderate level of difficulty. The W trek route overview Total…

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The O circuit in Torres del Paine National Park is an incredible hiking adventure. The scenery on the route is fantastic: turquoise lakes, waterfalls, bizarre mountains, stunning viewpoints, a massive glacier, and diverse wildlife. The route takes hikers to the highlights as well as to some off-the-beaten-track parts of the park. Hiking in Torres del Paine you get an opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful places in South America. I could easily say that the O trek is one of the best hikes in Patagonia. The O circuit route overview Distance – 120 km/74 miles. Required number of…

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Swakopmund is a beautiful town on the coast of Namibia, about 350 km west of Windhoek. It’s safe to say that Swakopmund is the most beautiful and interesting town in the country. It’s definitely worth including it in your Namibia road trip itinerary.  There are many amazing things to do in Swakopmund from observing incredible wildlife to skydiving over the desert and tasting local craft beer. If you’re looking for a nice place where you can stay for a couple of days and chile Swakopmund is a great option. Swakopmund is a perfect place for solo travelers and those who…

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Many people preparing for the Camino want to know when is the best time to do it. In general spring-summer months, April to September, are the best time to walk the Camino de Santiago. To narrow the period down you have to decide on the Camino route you want to walk. Routes through Southern and Central Spain are better to walk in spring before it gets too hot. Coastal or mountainous routes in Northern Spain are nice to walk during the summer months.  There are several aspects to find the best time for you to walk the Camino. First of…

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You’ve been thinking about walking the Camino de Santiago for years and now finally you have time to do it? If you don’t know where to start planning and how to get into better walking shape for your first pilgrimage we have a lot of useful information about the Camino de Santiago on our site. This particular post is dedicated to training for the Camino.  Over the last 4 years, we’ve walked 7 different Camino de Santiago routes and had all of it the bad, the good, and the ugly. From our Camino experience, we can say that the right…

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The Camino del Norte is an 865 km route across Spain. It crosses four regions: the Basque Country, Cantabria, Asturias, and Galicia. The scenery on the Camino is fantastic; unspoiled sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, emerald meadows, the Atlantic ocean, beautiful historical cities and towns, and lush green forests. This route is a great alternative to the popular French Camino. Both routes go parallel; del Norte follows the coast and the French Way goes all the way inland. The Camino del Norte was our third Camino de Santiago that we walked in one year after the Camino Portuguese and the Camino…

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There is no set Camino budget, the cost depends on you. You can walk the Camino de Santiago on less than 20 Euro a day or spend over 50 Euro per day. I’ve had days when I spent 16 Euro as well as 50-Euro days as well on the same Camino. It all depends on how much you can spend, how much comfort you need, etc. In this post, I’m discussing what you can get on 20, 30, and 40+ Euro per person per day on the Camino, give a detailed breakdown of my Camino budget, and give some money-saving…

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Camino Portugues is one of the spiritual routes to Santiago de Compostela. The Camino Portugues is the second most popular Camino de Santiago after the French Way, about 19% of all pilgrims or 52 200 people walked this Camino in 2019. The total distance of the Camino from Porto to Santiago depends on the route you choose; the Coastal Route – 280 km, the Central Route – 260 km. Another option is to start walking from Lisbon then the total distance to Santiago is about 630 km. In this post, we’ll discuss different route options and the advantages and disadvantages or every route. In the second…

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Coastal Route (Caminho da Costa) of the Portuguese Camino is a beautiful alternative walk to the Central Route. Its total distance of the route is 280 km, it starts in Porto and follows the coast till Redondela where it joins with the main route. About 30% of pilgrims who complete the Portuguese Camino walk the Coastal Way. The Portuguese Way is getting more and more popular, many pilgrims choose this route as an alternative to the French Camino. The Portuguese Camino was our first Camino de Santiago walk. We enjoyed it so much that two days after completing the route we…

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Camino Finisterre (or Fisterra in Galician) is an extension of the Camino de Santiago that takes pilgrims from Santiago de Compostela to what in old times was believed to be “the end of the world” or Finisterre. The Finisterre-Muxia route is the only way that starts not ends in Santiago de Compostela. There are two finishing points on this route Finisterre and Muxía, you can choose one of them or walk to both, there is a route (part of the Camino) that connects them. The first 60km from Santiago it’s the same route, at Hospital it splits into two different…

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The Camino Francés is a 790km pilgrimage route from St.Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela. It’s the most popular route of the Camino de Santiago network followed by the Portuguese Camino. This Camino route is walked by hundreds of thousands of pilgrims every year. The Camino starts in France and on the way to Santiago crosses several regions in Northern Spain; Navarre, La Rioja, Castille and Leon, and Galicia. In this post, you’ll find a detailed day by day itinerary for the Camino Francés. A typical scenery on the Camino Francés Camino Frances route overview St.Jean Pied de…

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The Camino Inglés or the English Way is one of the shorter routes of the Camino de Santiago network in Europe. This route is growing in popularity, every year more and more pilgrims choose this Camino, but it’s still far from being as busy and crowded as the French Camino. It’s considered that the English Way was established as a route in the 12th century when pilgrims from England and Northern European Countries arrived in A Coruña and some other Spanish ports by ship and continued on foot to Santiago de Compostela. According to the Pilgrims’ Reception Office in 2019,…

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Namibia is an incredible country with a huge landscape and biodiversity. There are many amazing places to visit in Namibia from the massive Namibia desert with red sand dunes to the wetlands of the lush green Caprivi Strip. Wildlife in the country is just as impressive as the landscape. Here you can see the famous Big 5 (lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard, and rhino) and many other African animals including hippos and crocodiles, thousands of seals and flamingos, wild horses, many species of birds, reptiles, and insects. Namibia is a real paradise for nature and wildlife lovers; it has many incredible…

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Namibia is an amazing country for a road trip. Driving around the country for a week or two you can see massive red sand dunes, wild African animals, local tribes, bizarre shaped mountains, rock paintings and many other incredible attractions. We spent two months driving across Namibia and visiting every corner of this beautiful country. In this road trip itinerary we included the main highlights of Namibia. Different ways to travel Namibia For traveling around Namibia, you have two options to rent a car (drive with your car) or join a tour. Unfortunately using public transport is difficult to visit…

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