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 wondering about walking to Finisterre, also known as the end of the world? Well, you should do it! If you’ve got time at the end of walking one of the other Camino routes, you’re guaranteed to enjoy the walk from Santiago to Finisterre. Here’s our guide to walking from Santiago to Finisterre on… Read more
Walking or cycling the Camino de Santiago is one of the most life changing experiences you can have. Each day, waking up and knowing that you’ve got an amazing day of walking ahead of you and that with each step you are edging closer to Santiago de Compostela is a great feeling. In summer 2022,… Read more
If you love Middle Eastern food, you’re in for a treat if you visit Jordan. We enjoyed some of the most delectable Middle Eastern food we’ve ever had during our recent trip to Jordan. From succulent deep-fried falafel to fresh and zesty tabbouleh and decedent lamb and rice dishes. Jordan has it all, when it… 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 a wine fan, then of course you’ll know about Rioja and other famous Spainish wines. But Nothern Spain also has some unique wines and drinks and for that reason you must try when walking the Camino del Norte. The Basque region, Cantabria, Asturias and Galicia are all different as are the drinks you… Read more
Walking the Camino de Santiago may be one of the greatest challenges and adventures that you undertake. I know my first Camino de Santiago was. But, when it ends you might experience mixed emotions. Some people will dread the end, I did. Others will be excited to arrive in Santiago de Compostela and celebrate. Whilst… Read more
Walking a pilgrimage in England……the new Camino from Reading to Southampton What is a pilgrimage? Have you seen the recent BBC show “pilgrimage”? A couple of celebs have been tasked with walking through Portugal to the holy site of Fatima. Many of the famous characters, which include former Boyzone members, social media influencers and comedians,… 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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