TRAVEL GUIDES AND THRU HIKES
John and Emma are a travelling couple, hiking and exploring the world together. We write about long-distance hiking, cities and any adventures we find. Bringing you “really useful travel guides.” Simple as that.
Who are Lotus Eaters Travel?
Emma is an avid writer, yogi, travel planning guru and enjoys good eating with red wine in beautiful places. John is the chief strategist of Lotus Eaters Travel, lover of Lebanese food and the middle east, chess geek and spontaneous adventurer.
With so many galleries and museums in Lisbon, it can be difficult to decide which ones to visit. Especially if you have a short time. One that I was excited to visit when we traveled to Lisbon, was the National Tile Museum, or the Museu Nacional do Azulejo in Portuguese. Read on to find out… Read more
There are far more important things about walking the Camino de Santiago than what you wear. But, I do think I always enjoy hiking more if I’m comfortable in my choice of outfit. As I plan my next Camino de Santiago later this year, I am starting to think about my Camino packing list and… Read more
The Camino de Santiago is such an adventure. But first, you need to get there! Read out to find out about the best airports for the start of the Camino. Where are the best airports for the start of the Camino de Santiago? The Camino de Santiago routes all start in different towns or cities.… Read more
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The Camino de Santiago
Read our really useful guides and tips for the Camino de Santiago, including preparation, route guides and packing lists. Find all our posts on The Camino Santiago here.
I loved my first experience of walking the Camino de Santiago. Undoubtedly, the people you meet along the way make the journey so much more interesting and enjoyable. Here are 7 types of people you’ll meet on the Camino de Santiago. If you’re wondering who you’ll meet, here’s a bit of a satirical look at… Read more
Thinking of tackling your next big adventure and walking the Camino de Santiago with your partner? Before you head out on the trails together, here are a few tips for walking the Camino as a couple. 1/ Agree What You Both Hope to Achieve from walking the Camino as a couple Walking the Camino de… Read more
I completed my first Camino de Santiago on 01 August 2022, 18 days later, I am already planning my next one. Once bitten, twice not so shy! My mind is in overdrive when I think about all of the adventure that awaits. But I’m also starting to think about ladies packing advice when walking the… Read more
YOGA for Hiking
The course is designed with long-distance hikers in mind. A bespoke yoga course for anyone who regularly hikes or is looking to train for a multi-day hike, such as the Camino de Santiago.
Through your yoga journey with Lotus Eaters Yoga downloadable yoga classes will help you target the main muscle groups required for hiking. We will focus on mobility, stability and strength. Find our more.
Saint Olavs Way
Often referred to as the Norwegian Camino, this 600+km hike from Oslo to Trondheim, has epic scenery, fresh lakes and empty countryside for miles around. Find all our posts on Saint Olavs Way here.
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