Portugal’s Sweetest – Pastel de Nata

Portugal’s Sweetest – Pastel de Nata

Also known as Pastel de Belém, is a traditional Portuguese custard tart made with fresh egg custard poured into a flaky, crispy pastry. It is usually served piping hot topped with icing sugar and cinnamon powder. The scrumptious dessert (which is also regularly eaten...
Kids on the Camino – Animal Spotting!

Kids on the Camino – Animal Spotting!

When you are walking the Camino de Santiago with kids there is plenty to see to keep them busy along the walk, like wildlife and farm animals!  The Camino de Santiago is a collection of “Ways” or paths to Santiago de Compostella, each of which has unique biodiversity...
Family Camino – Ane and Her Daughter

Family Camino – Ane and Her Daughter

When my mother was in her 50’s, she took me on a trip to Norway. We camped, stayed in Youth Hostels and had a couple of hotel nights in Oslo and Bergen. Our goal was to visit family heritage locations, hike, explore the scenery and soak in Norwegian culture. I’m in my...
Family Camino – Teri and Her Kids

Family Camino – Teri and Her Kids

Hundreds of families walk the Camino de Santiago each year. They come in all shapes, sizes, and combinations. From solo mothers walking with young children to grandparents walking with their grown-up grandchildren, we see it all. Sometimes family groups even have...
Is the Camino de Santiago Good for a Family Holiday?

Is the Camino de Santiago Good for a Family Holiday?

Plenty of people ask us if they can walk the Camino with kids, and yes, it is completely possible! The Camino de Santiago is an excellent holiday for the whole family. Many people are walking the Camino as a family, taking their children and teenagers along with them....