Cycling,Walking

20 things to know about Corsica

2 Sep , 2015  

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If you are thinking about Corsica for your next walking or cycling holiday, you might like to find out more about this beautiful and fascinating island. Corsica is the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Cyprus, Sardinia and Sicily islands. The island is located between the west coast of Italy and the north coast […]

Cycling,Discovery,Macs Adventure,Walking

Friday Five: Multi-Country Trips

28 Aug , 2015  

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You might think taking a walking or cycling adventure restricts you to exploring one country due to the slower pace of travel. But this is not the case!  We’ve compiled our top five trips that take you through two or more countries, to show that you can explore different cultures, cuisines and cities on the one […]

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Kit Guide

Kit review: Inov-8 Race Elite Raceshell

28 Aug , 2015  

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The Inov-8 Race Elite Raceshell jacket has been created by a brand that listens to runners. So, when trail runners told the company that they wanted a lightweight running jacket with good waterproof and breathable features and a fabric that doesn’t rustle as they ran, that is exactly what Inov-8 came up with. The non-rustle […]

Macs Adventure

Meet the Team Thursday: Nicola Allan

27 Aug , 2015  

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Featuring in Meet the Team Thursday this week is Destination & Adventure Specialist Nicola Allan! Describe your role at Macs Adventure in 10 words. Destination specialist, selling fantastic trips worldwide and Europe. How long have you worked at Macs? Since April 2015. What’s the best thing about working at Macs Adventure? So many things. The […]

Macs Adventure

Weekly Cycle: Island Hopping – Split to Dubrovnik

26 Aug , 2015  

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Our top cycling trip this week is a Croatian island adventure! Read on to find out more… In a Nutshell Distance: 130-700 km.  We provide you with detailed information for a number of cycling options each day, so you can tailor the trip to suit you. Grading: Moderate to Strenuous. Croatia’s islands are quite mountainous, and the cycles […]

Discovery,Trekking,Walking

10 reasons to visit Patagonia

25 Aug , 2015  

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Patagonia is a region at the southern end of South America, shared by the countries of Argentina and Chile. It is a place of immense beauty and the ideal destination for exploring on foot. Here we reveal 10 of the best attractions on a walking holiday in Patagonia. For fabulous landscapes: Patagonia is home to […]

Macs Adventure

Walk of the Week: Relaxed Tour de Mont Blanc

24 Aug , 2015  

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Fancy conquering this legendary trek, but worried about the difficulty of the route? Then the Relaxed Tour de Mont Blanc is for you. The slower pace of this itinerary means you’ll have time to take in the magnificent Alpine scenery.   In a Nutshell Distance: 140-170 km Grading: Moderate to Strenuous   Where is it? Circling the […]

Running,Tips & advice,Trail Running

6 Tips to Find the Time to Go Running

21 Aug , 2015  

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We are all busy people. We have our work, university, children, meetings, we have to go shopping, do the laundry, and we want to spend time with our significant other. To top it off with a training session can often seem quite overwhelming. However, deep down you know that it is nearly always better to squeeze […]

Discovery,Macs Adventure,Walking

Friday Five: Top Wildlife Holidays

21 Aug , 2015  

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One of the best things about self-guided walking holidays is that you can really connect with nature. These locations have been specifically selected because they offer great opportunities to see various forms of wildlife. Combine this with breathtaking views and rewarding walking routes and you have a perfect holiday!   1. UK The biodiversity to be […]

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Cycling

Cycling holidays: How far should I ride each day?

21 Aug , 2015  

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If you are planning a cycling holiday one of the most important considerations is the daily cycling mileage. This will depend on a host of different things, which should all be taken into account to ensure the best possible trip. Here is a guide to choosing your cycling tour distance. Challenge versus a holiday: If […]

Macs Adventure,Running,Tips & advice,Trail Running

How does a trail running holiday work?

20 Aug , 2015  

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On a trail run, you won’t be interrupted by cars and traffic lights, you don’t have to pound on tarmac for miles on end, and you don’t have to run slalom around pedestrians. Instead you can enjoy the softer ground under foot, appreciate the solitude on the trails, and explore new destinations much faster than […]

Macs Adventure

Meet the Team Thursday: Hellen Stein

20 Aug , 2015  

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Starring this week is Destination Specialist and Marketing Assistant in our German office, Hellen! Describe your role at Macs Adventure in 10 words. Creating unforgettable adventures for our German-speaking customers with AbenteuerWege Reisen How long have you worked at Macs? I joined the team in March 2015 just after the formation of AbenteuerWege.   What’s […]

Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Cycling Around the Cape of Corsica

19 Aug , 2015  

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This week we are heading to the beautiful isle of Corsica to see what cycling opportunities await on our Cycling Around the Cape of Corsica trip. In a Nutshell Distance: 136-165 km.  There are a couple of alternatives on most days so you can gauge how your legs are feeling and tailor your daily cycle. Grading: Moderate.  There […]

Cycling,Walking

A guide to solo adventure holidays

19 Aug , 2015  

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A rising number of people are choosing to travel on their own, and for a variety of reasons. If you live alone, have different or extra holidays to your partner or friends, enjoy different interests or simply fancy a bit of me-time, a holiday that is booked by you, for you can make perfect sense. […]