Is the eurozone crises affecting the Camino?

The question was:

I’m wondering if the current economic troubles throughout the Eurozone have affected the Camino in any way you could identify. Fewer albuerges/inns open? Fewer pilgrims — or more? Food/supplies costs higher than in previous years? I’m trying to budget and plan for this summer, and wondered if/how things will be different than previous years.

Read more on this conversation on the euro crisis and the Camino de Santiago here.

Is it feasible to travel around Europe and then walk the Camino de Santiago on the same trip?

Europe
Europe

The question was:

My boyfriend and I plan to walk the Camino Frances. However, we are not sure to walk the Camino first, then travel around Europe or travel around Europe first then walk to Camino.

Read the good advice on traveling around europe and walking the Camino de Santiago here.