Category: The Camino in Media

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Why is the Camino de Santiago so famous in Korea?

South Korea is over 10,000km from Spain, but yet last year almost 4,000 Koreans walked the Camino de Santiago, making them the 9th largest nationality between the British and the Dutch. It is not something you would expect from a country with no historical connection Рso why is it that so many South Koreans feel called to make the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela? We answer this and discover how the Camino de Santiago has changed tourism within Korea itself!

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El Camino de Santiago in Film

For those preparing for the Camino, watching films about it can be a great way to get in the right mood! There has been a real surge in interest over the past few years due to one Hollywood blockbuster in particular. Here we look through the most famous and inspiring films featuring the way of Saint James.