If Galicia stands out for something, apart from its landscapes, mountains and beaches, it is for its rich and varied gastronomy. Below are ten dishes you simply have to try during your Camino trip in Galicia. 1. Pulpo (Octopus) In Galicia, boiled octopus is usually

Following our recent piece on the French Camino, we’re now going to turn our attention to the second most popular Camino de Santiago route: the Portuguese Camino. An in-depth description of the unique natural and cultural features of the Portuguese Camino is a topic for

Qi Gong Instructor and Mindfulness Coach Hellen Kang-Griffith on how she helps people lead a mindful life and her collaboration with CaminoByTheWay. ‘The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step,

Want to walk the Camino but confused by the number of routes out there? Well, you wouldn’t be the only one… It’s true that more and more Camino walking routes are opening up, which is brilliant of course, but it might sometimes feel a little

Back in the day, the reasons to walk the Camino were simple. The medieval pilgrim undertook the journey to the shrine of the Apostle Saint James in Santiago de Compostela to pay indulgences or atone for their sins (or, in some cases, those of their

  CaminoByTheWay has been involved in planning and guiding charity fundraisers along the Camino for several years now. Wonderful relationships have been built with some of Ireland’s leading national charities such as the Irish Hospice Foundation and the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. We’ve

Now is the time when planning for school tours gets underway. If you’ve been called on to organise a school tour, then think seriously about the Camino. From planning and escorting school groups along the Camino, we’ve found the Camino to be a brilliant option for

  One of the pleasant things about the Camino is the lack of infiltration of English. Sure you’ll find some waiting staff and receptionists with a decent command of the language, but local people won’t automatically switch into English in the way they do in

The famous festival of San Fermín is about to kick off in Pamplona. Pilgrims entering the city over the next few days are going to find themselves among a heaving sea of people dressed in red and white and partying in the open streets. To mark

Heard about this new walk they’re calling the Celtic Camino? It’s an exciting new route to Santiago de Compostela that combines a historic pilgrimage walk of your choice in Ireland with the English Way in northern Spain.