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.
IS ANTALYA WORTH VISITING? A CITY GUIDE TO HELP YOU EXPLORE AND ENJOY ANTALYA. If you’re wondering whether Antalya is worth visiting read on to find out why we think it is well worth your time. A lively city, with an abundance of history, surrounded by sparkling sea. The Lotus Eaters Travel city guide to… Read more
LYCIAN WAY TRAIL: HOW TO HIKE THE LYCIAN WAY SELF-GUIDED. We recently walked a selection of the highlights of the Lycian Way Trail. Although this is a popular walk, information about it is patchy. Here you can find our guide to walking the Lycian Way self-guided. This post covers all frequently asked questions offering you… Read more
WHAT TO WEAR IN TURKEY AS A WOMAN AND WHAT TO WEAR IN DIFFERENT SEASONS. As a woman, on a recent trip to Turkey I wondered what to wear and what to pack. Based on my experience of travelling around Turkey in 2023, I’ve put together a post setting out what I learnt about what… 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.
When preparing for the Camino, you may want to consider your footwear carefully. After all, your shoes are going to be with you you all the way to Santiago de Compostela! Hopefully. Can you walk the Camino de Santiago in trainers? And if so, which are the best trainers for the Camino de Santiago in… Read more
Staying hydrated on the Camino is really important. This is especially true if you are walking in the heat and sweating a lot. But, how much water should you carry to stay hydrated on the trails? Read out to find out more. How much water should you carry on the Camino de Santiago? Staying hydrated… Read more
Blisters! The plague of any one walking the Camino de Santiago. But, what should you do about blisters on the Camino? Can they be avoided and if so how? And, what should you do if you get them? Find out more below. Will I get blisters on the Camino de Santiago? On the Camino de… 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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