LISTENING ALONG THE WAY: ENCOURAGING TALKS FOR WANDERERS

As we're required to retreat inside more often, moments of quiet occur more naturally. When there is silence, there is space for listening. As of late, I prefer listening to podcasts over watching series, as they tend to excite me more in the long run. If you're looking to nourish your mind, here are some…

YOU’VE DONE THIS BEFORE: HOW TO USE YOUR CAMINO SKILLS IN TIMES OF SELF-ISOLATION

If you went on a pilgrimage to Santiago, you probably experienced and dealt with some of the aspects of isolation before. So today's post will focus on how you can use your Camino skills in these strange times of self-isolation. You've done this before "It must be easier for you, since you have done this…

POST-CAMINO: EXPLORING THE UNKNOWN AND CULTIVATING COURAGE

The two year mark has passed. On the first of March 2018, I embarked on my pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. Two years later, welcome or not, this moment provokes the need for reflection. Moments like these force me to take a step back and observe what's really going on. Not just here on whenawayfarer.com…

THREE THINGS I LEARNED LAST WEEK (AND 2020 HAS JUST STARTED!)

Thirteen days in and I feel like I've grown a little wiser already! Life has been throwing all sorts of lessons at me during these first days of 2020. I soaked in all the goodness (as well as the shit stuff), and today I will lovingly share them with you! it starts with this realisation…

END OF YEAR THOUGHTS & NEW YEAR’S INTENTIONS

A new decade is about to commence. Twenty-twenty. Sounds spectacular don't you think? Today's post is a collection of thoughts on the year that has past, and intentions for the one that's coming up. As the frenzy of festivities subsides, a certain quiet arises in the days between Christmas and the New Year to reflect…