Winner!

Buen Camino! Tips From a WINTER Pilgrim is the 2022 American Writing Awards Winner in Travel! It’s available on Amazon, Amazon Kindle, and by special order at your favorite independent bookstore.

New Camino Podcasts!

Here are links to some of the recent podcasts I’ve done to get the word out about both of my Camino books – Buen Camino! Tips from an American Pilgrim, and If You Stand Here: A Pilgrim’s Tour of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. One book to get you safely to Santiago, the other […]

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Books, Books, Books!

This is a fun heads up! I’m starting a new series of guides to the Camino. The first will be a guide – specifically for English-speaking pilgrims – to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. You can read lots of guides. They’re dense, filled with numbers, how high the towers are, when the building went […]

A Pilgrim’s Take on Taking a Tour

But in every day, there is the walking and that’s what I have come to realize is the very thing that keeps bringing me back, time and again.

What Is Your Obligation?

When I came back home with my very first Compostela, I went to Mass not far from my office and asked the priest after Mass to hear my confession. I was completing a circuit that had started on Christmas Day 2010 when I flew from New York to Madrid to catch a bus to Sarria […]

From Blogger to Camino Author

I guess it started with a little Nora Ephron movie that I watched on TV over Christmas in 2011. Julie Powell is a New York writer who started writing a cooking blog on a now-closed website called Open Salon. She caught the attention of the New York Times and collected many followers until finally her […]

So, What Does It Take? Walking, I Mean

For the past few I don’t know how many months, I have belonged to about a dozen Camino groups on Facebook, followed another dozen or so names on Twitter, and “hearted” many images from Camino folks on Instagram. I’m seeing a running thread. Am I ready to walk the Camino? In many ways, this is […]