Lisa

Written by Lisa

Lisa hails from the west of Ireland and has spent some time living on the slopes in Canada where she discovered her love of hiking, walking and all things outdoors. Lisa is a digital diva and active member of an International poetry network. She has walked the Portuguese Coastal Way and cycled the Via Francigena in Tuscany.

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Rome in a Day: 24 Hours in the Italian Capital

Rome in a Day: 24 Hours in the Italian Capital The magical Via Francigena trail finishes in historic Rome. Although 24 hours isn’t enough time to explore one of the world’s most visited places, it will give you a little taste of Italian life. To help you embrace la dolce vita, here are a few […]

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Rome in a Day: 24 Hours in the Italian Capital The magical Via Francigena trail finishes in historic Rome. Although 24 hours isn’t enough time to explore one of the world’s most visited places, it will give you a little taste of Italian life. To help you embrace la dolce vita, here are a few

How to prepare for cycling the Camino de Santiago

How to prepare for cycling the Camino de Santiago So you have decided to do the Camino on two wheels. Congratulations, you are in for an amazing cycling adventure. If you haven’t been on a cycling holiday before, this can be a daunting task, but we are here to help. Thousands of people cycle the

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How to prepare for cycling the Camino de Santiago So you have decided to do the Camino on two wheels. Congratulations, you are in for an amazing cycling adventure. If you haven’t been on a cycling holiday before, this can be a daunting task, but we are here to help. Thousands of people cycle the

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Flavours of Portugal: Fruit on the Camino

Flavours of Portugal: Fruit on the Camino We took off on our short Camino de Santiago trip in the colorful month of October. Our trip took us from the picture-perfect town of Porto, along the coast to finish in beautiful Baiona. My mission was to discover the fruit on the Camino. What fruits were ripe?

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Flavours of Portugal: Fruit on the Camino We took off on our short Camino de Santiago trip in the colorful month of October. Our trip took us from the picture-perfect town of Porto, along the coast to finish in beautiful Baiona. My mission was to discover the fruit on the Camino. What fruits were ripe?

7 Tips to Choose Hiking Boots You’ll Love

Out on the Camino, our bodies adapt quickly, and with the right fitness plan, a walking holiday will be a breeze! That said, there are a few things that can help us to adapt to prolonged periods of walking much easier. Like choosing the right hiking boots! Choosing a great pair of hiking boots or

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Out on the Camino, our bodies adapt quickly, and with the right fitness plan, a walking holiday will be a breeze! That said, there are a few things that can help us to adapt to prolonged periods of walking much easier. Like choosing the right hiking boots! Choosing a great pair of hiking boots or

One day in Baiona on the Camino Portugues

One day in Baiona If you are planning to do the Camino Portugues Coastal you are in for some great treats as you will be either starting or passing through the stunning city of Baiona. This postcard-perfect village is the ideal starting point for your Camino de Santiago journey. The narrow cobbled streets invite you

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One day in Baiona If you are planning to do the Camino Portugues Coastal you are in for some great treats as you will be either starting or passing through the stunning city of Baiona. This postcard-perfect village is the ideal starting point for your Camino de Santiago journey. The narrow cobbled streets invite you

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6 Movies About Walking the Camino de Santiago

6 Movies About Walking the Camino de Santiago Movies featuring the Camino de Santiago are both inspiring and full of adventure. The 6 Camino movies below are exactly that and they offer a sense of nostalgia for those who have already walked the way. If you have yet to walk the Camino, these movies are

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6 Movies About Walking the Camino de Santiago Movies featuring the Camino de Santiago are both inspiring and full of adventure. The 6 Camino movies below are exactly that and they offer a sense of nostalgia for those who have already walked the way. If you have yet to walk the Camino, these movies are

Stories from the Camino

Short Camino Stories From Dario’s Camino Trips

Short Camino Stories From Dario’s Camino Trips Dario is a retired Italian journalist and he has travelled many Camino routes with us over the years. He has sent us 16 snippets of his different trips which vary from short Camino stories of carved rituals, Galician traditions and magical encounters with fellow pilgrims. Enjoy reading these

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Short Camino Stories From Dario’s Camino Trips Dario is a retired Italian journalist and he has travelled many Camino routes with us over the years. He has sent us 16 snippets of his different trips which vary from short Camino stories of carved rituals, Galician traditions and magical encounters with fellow pilgrims. Enjoy reading these

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Sarah and Jonathan Share Their Camino Adventure

Sarah and Jonathan Share Their Camino Adventure For quite a while now, I’ve been getting really itchy feet to head out and have another Camino adventure. Having moved to Portugal, it makes sense to try the Camino Portuguese while we are here, but where should we start? Lisbon? Oporto? Should we pre-book accommodation or leave

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Sarah and Jonathan Share Their Camino Adventure For quite a while now, I’ve been getting really itchy feet to head out and have another Camino adventure. Having moved to Portugal, it makes sense to try the Camino Portuguese while we are here, but where should we start? Lisbon? Oporto? Should we pre-book accommodation or leave

Inspiring landscapes on the Via Francigena by Jennifer

Inspiring landscapes on the Via Francigena by Jennifer Jennifer is an enthusiastic walker and painter who has previously spent time on the Camino de Santiago trails and now gives us some insights about her trip on the Via Francigena trail, also known as the Camino to Rome. We hope you enjoy this extract from her

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Inspiring landscapes on the Via Francigena by Jennifer Jennifer is an enthusiastic walker and painter who has previously spent time on the Camino de Santiago trails and now gives us some insights about her trip on the Via Francigena trail, also known as the Camino to Rome. We hope you enjoy this extract from her

Cannolo with Chestnut Flour, Ricotta & Truffle Recipe

Cannolo Recipe with Chestnut Flour, Ricotta Cheese & Truffle Truffles are one of the delights of Tuscany, and we’re always looking for more ways to enjoy this delicious treat. Massimo from the Tuscany Truffle Academy has shared this Cannolo recipe with Chestnut Flour, Ricotta Cheese & Truffle. Massimo has mastered the art of truffle hunting

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Cannolo Recipe with Chestnut Flour, Ricotta Cheese & Truffle Truffles are one of the delights of Tuscany, and we’re always looking for more ways to enjoy this delicious treat. Massimo from the Tuscany Truffle Academy has shared this Cannolo recipe with Chestnut Flour, Ricotta Cheese & Truffle. Massimo has mastered the art of truffle hunting

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Top 5 Camino Packing Tips for Summer

Camino Packing Tips for Summer Deciding what to pack for the Camino de Santiago can be daunting, so we have selected our top 5 packing tips to prepare you for your Summer Camino. Packing for the Camino de Santiago shouldn’t be challenging, but planning is critical. You should have a detailed list of what to

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Camino Packing Tips for Summer Deciding what to pack for the Camino de Santiago can be daunting, so we have selected our top 5 packing tips to prepare you for your Summer Camino. Packing for the Camino de Santiago shouldn’t be challenging, but planning is critical. You should have a detailed list of what to

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Experience Holy Week in Italy – Great Easter Events in Rome

Experience Holy Week in Italy – Unmissable Easter Events in Rome Are you planning to finish your Via Francigena walk in Rome this Easter? Holy Week is one of the most important weeks in the Catholic calendar, so this is a special time to spend a few days in Italy’s capital. If you find yourself in

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Experience Holy Week in Italy – Unmissable Easter Events in Rome Are you planning to finish your Via Francigena walk in Rome this Easter? Holy Week is one of the most important weeks in the Catholic calendar, so this is a special time to spend a few days in Italy’s capital. If you find yourself in

Do You Have a Camino Love Story?

Camino Love Story to Share With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we are genuinely loved-up at CaminoWays. We hear from people who walked the Camino with a loved one every year, and we would love to hear your Camino love story. Have you walked the trails with a loved one or met someone special

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Camino Love Story to Share With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we are genuinely loved-up at CaminoWays. We hear from people who walked the Camino with a loved one every year, and we would love to hear your Camino love story. Have you walked the trails with a loved one or met someone special

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A Camino Love Story By The Coast: Engaged On The Camino

Camino Love Story – Engaged On The Camino Portugues My hands are covering my face as I stand outside Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in shock as tears drop into my palms. “I’m still down here, what do you say?”. These were the words from my best friend on bended knee in the main square. “Yes, yes,

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Camino Love Story – Engaged On The Camino Portugues My hands are covering my face as I stand outside Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in shock as tears drop into my palms. “I’m still down here, what do you say?”. These were the words from my best friend on bended knee in the main square. “Yes, yes,

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Mindful Walking on an Ancient Camino Trail

Mindful Walking on an Ancient Camino Trail Embarking on the Camino has often been described as a walk for the soul. Walking along the Meseta across Northern Spain, one can’t help but tune into a slower pace of life. In recent years and in light of the Covid pandemic, using the Camino for mindful walking

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Mindful Walking on an Ancient Camino Trail Embarking on the Camino has often been described as a walk for the soul. Walking along the Meseta across Northern Spain, one can’t help but tune into a slower pace of life. In recent years and in light of the Covid pandemic, using the Camino for mindful walking

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Must-see: Unmissable Rome

Must-see: Unmissable Rome Adam from our Products team shares his unmissable Rome. Suppose you are walking or cycling the Via Francigena. In that case, we recommend you take an extra day to explore the Eternal City before returning home and re-joining the real world. Having cycled the last section of the Via Francigena from Viterbo

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Must-see: Unmissable Rome Adam from our Products team shares his unmissable Rome. Suppose you are walking or cycling the Via Francigena. In that case, we recommend you take an extra day to explore the Eternal City before returning home and re-joining the real world. Having cycled the last section of the Via Francigena from Viterbo

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5 Camino books to read before (or after) your trip

Your spiritual journey can begin long before you begin walking the Camino de Santiago with a great travel book. There are a number of well-written Camino books, entertaining Camino movies and Camino blog posts to get you in the mood for the long walk ahead. We have come up with a list of 5 of

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Your spiritual journey can begin long before you begin walking the Camino de Santiago with a great travel book. There are a number of well-written Camino books, entertaining Camino movies and Camino blog posts to get you in the mood for the long walk ahead. We have come up with a list of 5 of

Insiders Guide to Burgos by Gonzalo Santiago

Insiders Guide to Burgos This summer we caught up with Burgos local Gonzalo Santiago, from the Museum of Human Evolution, to learn a little bit more about his home town and everything it has to offer. Enjoy this short Insiders Guide to Burgos which is one of the charming historic cities you will pass through

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Insiders Guide to Burgos This summer we caught up with Burgos local Gonzalo Santiago, from the Museum of Human Evolution, to learn a little bit more about his home town and everything it has to offer. Enjoy this short Insiders Guide to Burgos which is one of the charming historic cities you will pass through

Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary

Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary Becca and Brian and their Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary from outdoor clothing specialists, 53 Degrees North give us their informative review of the Camino Ingles route that they embarked on earlier this year. This is a great route if you are looking to for a challenge. You will have

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Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary Becca and Brian and their Cycling the Camino Ingles Diary from outdoor clothing specialists, 53 Degrees North give us their informative review of the Camino Ingles route that they embarked on earlier this year. This is a great route if you are looking to for a challenge. You will have

Quick Camino travel tips for you each week

Quick Camino travel tips, delivered weekly via email when you subscribe to our newsletter! Have you been thinking about walking the Camino de Santiago? You are in the right place. We will give you all of the Quick Camino travel tips you need to get started in 6 simple steps. Complete the form below for

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