Autumn hiking isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when the season comes around. However, hiking in autumn can often be better than hiking during the height of summer. [...]
There is an abundance of impressive wildlife in Scotland: the Scottish wildcat, the highland cow, red deer and red squirrels to name but a few. The vast countryside gives Scottish [...]
If you’re thinking of walking the Camino, a Camino packing list is a very useful resource to have. What to bring on the Camino is very similar to any other [...]
When you think of the Emerald Isle, the wildlife in Ireland probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Rolling hills, fields of green and Guinness are generally the [...]
Asking ‘how long is the Camino de Santiago?’ is a very ambiguous question, given the fact that there are so many official Camino de Santiago routes around the world. There [...]
What is the Best Time to Walk the Camino? The best time to walk the Camino is all about preference. As you can see from the chart above, the Camino [...]
If you’ve ever wondered how to use a compass, this is the right blog for you. We previously wrote a post about how to read a map and this is [...]
Why take a self-guided walking tour instead of a guided tour? Our belief is that the benefits of self-guided walking tours outweigh those of a guided tour. Check out our hiking blog for more info.
What is the symbolism of the scallop shell on the Camino de Santiago? Read more on our hiking blog about its history, symbolism and links to St. James and the Camino.