Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Let’s talk about food – and love!

17 Feb , 2017  

Food and love have always gone hand in hand – and through the centuries there are particular foods that are believed to be aphrodisiacs. Aphrodisiacs are named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty. Indeed, almost every year and around the time that we celebrate Valentine’s Day, new products are added to the list. […]

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Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Iain

16 Feb , 2017  

Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I work in sales support, so once you book your trip with Macs, I do the admin side of things and prepare your accommodation lists and send the pre-departure packs. I also dabble in a bit in office furniture building! Could you tell us […]

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Macs Adventure

New Cycling Holiday Guides: Danube Cycle Path plus Bike & Boat

15 Feb , 2017  

Our latest two downloadable guides are for anyone considering a leisurely cycling holiday on either Europe’s favourite cycle path, the Danube, or on a bike & boat holiday. The Danube Cycle Path is our most popular tour by bike. It’s also part of Europe’s longest cycle route, which means there are lots of options, itineraries, and […]

Discovery, Tips & advice

The Perfect Place

15 Feb , 2017  

You have the ring but haven’t yet figured out the location? Over the years we have seen Alpine proposals, hiking honeymoons and even marriages on the Coast to Coast! It seems romance and adventure go hand in hand, so why not let Macs Adventure help with the marriage proposal, after all it’s a moment you and […]

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Camino, Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Romantic walking & cycling tours

14 Feb , 2017  

With love in the air this week as we celebrate Valentine’s Day, here are six of our favourite romantic walking and cycling tours. Bicycles made for two A tandem cycle tour must surely be one of the most romantic ways to enjoy an active holiday as a couple. Choose a flatter, more leisurely route and […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Germany’s Romantic Road

13 Feb , 2017  

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, this week we are focusing on those tours that are suitable for the young lovers, the nature lovers and the happy couples looking to get away. What better way to start than with a trip that brings together western history, art and culture on a walk through the beautiful Bavarian landscape. In […]

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Discovery, Walking

France or Scotland?

10 Feb , 2017  

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we will be comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. France v Scotland France and Scotland have historical links that go back centuries. Born out of the […]

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Discovery, Walking

England or Wales?

10 Feb , 2017  

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we will be comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Wales v England   England: Devon North Coast & Exmoor Highlights Devon’s North Coast is a place brimming […]

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Discovery, Walking

Italy or Ireland?

10 Feb , 2017  

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we will be comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Italy v Ireland   Italy: Going Wild in Sardinia Discover Sardinia’s wild and untouched landscapes where the high […]

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Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Rachel

9 Feb , 2017  

Rachel Lawrie, a destination and adventure specialist at Macs Adventure

Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I’m a Destination & Adventure Specialist for Europe, particularly our Mediterranean trips in beautiful, sunny places. Could you tell us a bit about the best adventure you have been on, what made it special? That’s a toughie! In terms of “wow I’ve never seen […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Meteora and the Pindos Mountains

8 Feb , 2017  

Discover the rocky pinnacles and cliff-top monasteries of the Meteora and the spell-binding mountain landscapes of the Pindos National Park in this walking tour in the north of Greece.  Where? The Meteora and Pindos mountains adventure begins in the shadows of the Meteora rocks in Kastraki, a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the spectacular […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Why 2017 is the year to visit India…

3 Feb , 2017  

India has always been a wonderful place to visit with amazing cultural, religious and spiritual experiences. The landscape and cuisine only add to the appeal for adventurous travellers. Here we reveal why 2017 might well be the best year ever for you to go. We also listed India as one of five top destinations for […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Nepal for Beginners

3 Feb , 2017  

My name is Hellen and I work for AbenteuerWege Reisen, Macs Adventure’s sister company here in Germany. I recently took some time off work to visit a country I have been wanting to visit for a long time – Nepal. It is definitely one of the most beautiful and interesting countries I have visited and I […]

Discovery, Walking

Exploring North Vietnam

3 Feb , 2017  

The Sapa Valley.

From dramatic mountains that rise up in disarray to the order of the rice-fields, terraced into the hills appearing like ripples in a green puddle, Vietnam’s dream-like landscapes make for the perfect activity holiday.  Vietnam offers visitors a plethora of options from sightseeing in bustling cities such as Hanoi, once described by Lonely Planet as “Asia’s […]

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