I’ve been seeing many posts lately in various long distance trek circles about how crowded the Camino de Santiago (490 Mile Trek Through Northern Spain) is lately. So I decided to dig into the facts to see how many people are currently hiking the Camino de Santiago. Here’s what I found… In 2018 a whopping … More Is The Camino de Santiago Becoming Too Crowded?
Guest post by Kate Spencer-Millan an artist inspired by the Camino de Santiago… I’ve walked El Camino de Santiago twice and continue to have a love for it. I remember the first time I told friends and family I was planning to walk it, they would always ask ‘why?’ My answer quite often was ‘I … More Guest Post: Camino de Santiago Painter Kate Spencer-Millan
Had an amazing time chatting with Jeremy Bassetti recently on his new podcast All Over The Place. We talked writing, the creative life and hiking the Camino de Santiago… Check Out The Episode! Click Here.
Most of us have heard of the Camino de Santiago, the PCT or the Appalachian Trail. The most popular long distance treks in the world see their fair share of foot traffic and for good reason. But what about those worthy treks most of us have never heard of? While it can be incredibly rewarding … More Long Distance Treks You May Have Never Heard Of
The Pilgrim’s Welcome Office in Santiago de Compostela keeps detailed statistics about the Camino de Santiago (500 mile trek through Spain) which I break down and report on each year. Outdoor adventure travel, specifically long distance treks, are continuing to grow. They have just released the most recent annual statistics for 2017 and it looks like the … More New 2017 Statistics Camino de Santiago
I am currently in the process of writing my next nonfiction book called Frozen Olive Oil (sign up here to get an alert when the book is released – if you love travel you’re gonna love this book!) and researching a chapter about why (or if) travel is good for you. Scientifically speaking. It turns out … More Why Travel Is So Good For You – The Facts