Spanish for the Camino

 

I help pilgrims learn the Spanish they need for their walk across Spain on the Camino de Santiago.

Start learning here, on the blog, or check one of my courses.

Spanish for the Camino workbook

Start learning Spanish with this FREE workbook.

16 pages of the very basics: greetings and other essential words, how to introduce yourself, how to ask the most common questions… With simple step by step explanations and exercises for you to practice.

Camino food guide

Find out what, where and when to eat in Spain.

Everything explained, PLUS lots of useful Spanish vocabulary you can use PLUS two recipes.

Spanish for the Camino: the blog

Camino in Gran Canaria

Camino in Gran Canaria

Spanish teacher Marina Rodríguez, from La Lengua de Babel, is from the Canary Islands and specialises in the Spanish spoken there. She joined me in the podcast to tell us all about the Camino in Gran Canaria. This blog post is an English version of the conversation we...

read more

Pamplona with Jose Mari Ardanaz

This week I was joined on the podcast by Jose Mari Ardanaz, from El Camino People. Jose Mari walked his first Camino in 2017. One of the things that most caught his attention about the Camino was the people who walked it and their stories. That's why he first created...

read more

Other Christmas traditions

Spain is a very diverse country. There are cultural differences in every region, and Christmas is not an exception. Of course, we have shared customs and traditions, but there are other Christmas traditions too that are specific  to each region.  I got 3 people to...

read more
Walking the Camino as a solo woman

Walking the Camino as a solo woman

Paloma García is a Spanish teacher and pilgrim who has walked the Camino de Santiago twice. She has three passions: languages, cooking, and meaningful travel. She fulfilled her dream of learning French by moving to France and she's a dedicated cook. Her love for...

read more
Fabi’s advice for the Camino

Fabi’s advice for the Camino

I had a new guest in the podcast. Fabi, who is also a Spanish teacher, walked his first Camino in 2017. In our conversation, Fabi shares his experience on the Camino Francés, as well as some lessons he learned the hard way. So, if you're planning your first Camino,...

read more
Gordon’s Camino

Gordon’s Camino

In this new podcast episode I talk to Gordon Chong, who joins me from Canada. Gordon first heard about the Camino some 40 years ago while studying European history. He was interested in the struggles of pilgrims, soldiers, and Christians in Spain and other European...

read more
A conversation with Nancy Reynolds

A conversation with Nancy Reynolds

Nancy Reynolds is a very experienced pilgrim. She walked her first Camino in 2005, when she was dealing with many important changes in her life (divorce, quitting her job, turning 40). She came back for a second Camino in 2007. Since then, she has walked twice a year,...

read more
Fish, birds and the Camino

Fish, birds and the Camino

New podcast! I was not meant to publish a new episode this week, but there's something going on today in many Spanish towns that I thought was worth explaining. It has to do with the Carnival, or with the end of it, to be precise. In most cases it involves fish. We do...

read more