• Camino de Santiago cost – Let’s talk money!

    One of the questions that I researched before leaving and where I couldn’t find a great answer is: how much money do you need on the Camino Portugues? How much does the Camino de Santiago cost? When traveling I am always using a budget app called trail wallet. It’s only available for iOs but I am sure there is something similar for android. The great thing of a budgeting app is that it shows you directly what you’re spending your money on  … and if you’re going over budget!  It also displays easily understandable stats and I always like to go back and see what I did and how much…

  • Camino Portugues Packing List

    Camino Portugues packing list

    One of the most difficult things about the Camino – except walking it – is to decide what needs to be on your Camino Portugues packing list. I spent weeks researching which items are the best fit the Camino, which are the lightest, which gear has the best functionality…I even went so far and weighted each item, until I narrowed it down to mind-blowing 6kg. Not bad, right? I know there are many Camino Packing lists out there suggesting what to pack and what not to, but I think – very humble here – mine is the best. I used each and every item I had in my backpack and…

  • Camino Portugues – from Porto to Santiago

    When we came back from our round the word trip earlier this year, we still had 3 months before actually getting back to our corporate jobs. Each of us had a few side trips planned during this time and I grabbed the occasion to realize one of my dreams: walking the Camino Portugues from Porto to Santiago de Compostela, alone.  I also traveled only with a 6kg light backpack! Click here to know how I did that! To be honest, it freaked me out. I had a courage boost a few months earlier and booked the flight so I wouldn’t bail. But until the very last moment, actually, until literately…