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Camino sign, Spain

You know you have walked the Camino de Santiago when…

By Mel Reynolds / October 14, 2018

If you miss the simple daily routines, shared and solitary experiences, and luxury of walking all day on the Camino de Santiago you’re not alone!  » Read more about: You know you have walked the Camino de Santiago when…  »

Champagne on business class flight

Are there cheap business fares?

By Rosalind Dempsey / September 19, 2018

The answer is a qualified, Yes! You can occasionally stumble across exceptionally cheap business class fares ( Dave, the RAW Travel owner scored ‘Round the World’  » Read more about: Are there cheap business fares?  »

Chamonix, France

48 hours in Chamonix

By Leanne Troy / September 13, 2018

Chamonix is surely one of the most beautiful places on Earth! This picturesque French Alpine town nestled at the foot of Mont Blanc’s majestic snow-capped peak is the gateway to our Tour Mont Blanc treks.  » Read more about: 48 hours in Chamonix  »

Hiking Portuguese Coastal Camino

Taking my yoga on a hike through Spain

By Lorinda Childs / September 10, 2018

Are you seeking a different kind of holiday? Twice daily yoga and meditation combined with the world’s most spiritually charged pilgrimage provides a unique experience and journey of transformation…  » Read more about: Taking my yoga on a hike through Spain  »

Street Art Pamplona

Pamplona – more than bulls!

By Sue Chater / September 5, 2018

While the small city of Pamplona is world-renowned for its Fiesta de San Fermín held every July, there is so much more to this atmospheric city than wild bulls stampeding down the main street, as our Camino Destination Expert Sue discovered during her visit in May.  » Read more about: Pamplona – more than bulls!  »

Hiking in Japan

Hiking in Japan – Kumano Kodo or Nakasendo Way?

By Mark Conyers / September 3, 2018

If you are interested in hiking in Japan, RAW Travel offers two great walks – the sacred pilgrimage that is the Kumano Kodo and the Nakasendo Way, an easier route through the mountains of central Japan.  » Read more about: Hiking in Japan – Kumano Kodo or Nakasendo Way?  »

True Cross, Monastery of Santo Toribio de Liébana

The secret of Santo Toribio Monastery

By Mel Reynolds / August 13, 2018

Deep within the spectacular Picos de Europa National Park in Northern Spain there is a relic that is inextricably linked to the Camino.  » Read more about: The secret of Santo Toribio Monastery  »

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How to stay connected, plus travel apps you will actually use!

By Sam McCrow / June 26, 2018

As technology has improved, the number of options for staying connected while travelling has increased.  » Read more about: How to stay connected, plus travel apps you will actually use!  »

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A Spanish castle you can afford to sleep in!

By Elize Heger / June 18, 2018

Soaring turrets, dramatic moats, imposing guard towers and untold elegance await you in Spain’s historic Paradors.  » Read more about: A Spanish castle you can afford to sleep in!  »