QUOTE: Joy comes to us in ordinary moments. We risk missing out when we get too busy chasing the extraordinary. In this week’s episode, hear from Pilgrim Emma Larose from Canada. Highlights of this interview:- Bed bugs from hell nearly sent Emma to the hospital, however, two Italian doctors came to her rescue. She had…

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This week I speak with the veteran pilgrim, Jackie Jarvis. Jackie has walked the Camino numerous times (Norte, Frances and Portugal routes) and yet she is still learning lessons from this amazing journey! Find out the challenges that Jackie had to overcome as well as her reasons for continuing to go back to the Camino.

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Day 3 – Pontedueme to Betanzos DISTANCE: 15 miles, 43k steps, 24km WEATHER: cold this morning but a lovely afternoon in the afternoon sun. TERRAIN: This certainly feels more like Galacia now. LET THE SQUIRRELLING COMMENCE. I was wide awake at 4.30am but it felt rude to get out of bed that early. So I…

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Do you ever have that feeling that something in your life has shifted?  It’s like another door opened and your soul decided that this would be a good direction to go.  When you walk through the door you have new found energy and you start seeing the world through different eyes.  Let me explain. It…

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I have been backpacking now for some time and it dawned on me how much I have learned over this time.  If you are new to backpacking (not necessarily with a tent, but general backpacking), then here are my top five tips to get you started. #1 – Find a Rucksack That Fits You Properly There…

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