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

Other Christmas traditions

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...

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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,...

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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...

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The cathedral rooftop

The cathedral rooftop

We're going on a tour today. In Santiago. A tour of the cathedral rooftop. I'd been wanting to take this tour for a while. I was finally able to do it a couple of months ago and I was not disappointed. It was fantastic and I highly recommend it.   About the...

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The Camino with no Spanish

The Camino with no Spanish

I often see questions about whether it's OK to walk the Camino with no Spanish or whether it's a good idea to learn some before your Camino. The answers range from "no need, a smile is enough" to "the more your learn, the richer your experience will be". As you can...

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Flan

Flan

Who hasn't come across flan as one of the dessert options on a menú del peregrino or a menú del día on the Camino de Santiago? Flan is a very popular postre (dessert), and it is in fact an ancient dessert. Its origins go back to the times of the Roman Empire, although...

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