Here it is, your Camino de Santiago cost calculator: Of course, your costs are going to vary depending on how you plan to walk the Camino and where you plan to walk the Camino. Let’s dive in! First step: calculate how many days you have to walk the Camino The best possible scenario is that …

This is my story of walking across Spain. This post was first published in The Columbian, my hometown newspaper. My fiancé was diagnosed with cancer on Valentine’s Day of 2018. I still think of the day as “Diagnosis Day.” A day when everything about our lives changed. A day that foreshadowed the darkest day that …

We were all anticipation as we set out for our first day of walking the Camino del Norte from San Sebastián to Zarautz. Two utter and complete bundles of nerves and excitement. Would we be up for the task of walking 14 miles? Would our bags be too heavy? Would we kill each other? We …

The Camino del Norte – or northern Camino route – turns back toward the coast on this stage from Portugalete to Pobeña. It felt so good to see the water and feel that breeze again! The Day We Left Basque Country: Our bodies felt great on this day, but my feet really hurt. New blisters …

After a rest day, I set out on Day 10 of our pilgrimage on the Camino del Norte from Islares to Laredo with all kinds of spunk and pep. And Lizz wanted to punch me right in the face. You see, she was still hurting from that paved shortcut we took on day eight and …

The Day with a Camino Catch 22: We took a taxi from Santander to the beautiful town of Santillana del Mar on Day 13 of walking the Camino del Norte. There we lounged in a café and enjoyed the quaint town square. Well, after I cleaned out the local pharmacy of all it had in …