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.
Are you planning a trip to Jordan and not sure what to wear in Jordan? This article will provide a guide, based on my recent experience, of travelling to Jordan. Clearly, I am not trying to address the debate about what women in Jordan should wear in general. But purely, trying to provide guidance on… Read more
TRAVEL GUIDE: Jordan itinerary 7 days – a guide to all the beautiful places in Jordan, historical sites in Jordan and the best hikes in Jordan. For a small country, Jordan packs it in. What do I mean by “it?” Quite simply, everything. Jordan has it all. For nature lovers and outdoor adventurers, there are… Read more
Are you looking for day trips from Belgrade? Sremski Karlovci is absolutely worth visiting, especially if you love wine. Read on to find out why and what to do and see when you get there. A mere 45 minutes by train from Belgrade is the small town of Sremski Karlovci Unless you’ve been to Serbia… 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.
If you’re planning to walk the Camino de Santiago, packing is one of the most important preparation activities. You may be familiar with what to wear for hiking, but what about what you should wear in the evening? Here’s our guide to what to wear on the Camino in the evening and at night. What… Read more
There are MANY versions of a Camino packing list. We’ve got one for women here and one for men too. Yet, everyone has their own preference on what to pack for the Camino. We are about to embark on our fourth Camino later this year, we’ve also walked a number of other long-distance hikes. There… Read more
Summer on the Camino in Spain can be a hot affair. We’ve created a check list of things you should bring if you are taking on this epic walk. Here is my definitive men’s Camino packing list for the summer 2023. This is my 4th Camino so I have slimmed down a lot of things… 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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