Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in the Picos de Europa

18 Oct , 2017  

Where is my favourite place to visit? It’s the north of Spain. Best food in the world? North of Spain. Friendliest people I have met? North of Spain. Best mountain range for walking?….. ah, the north of Spain doesn’t have any good mountain ranges. Or so I thought.  Time to add a new item to […]

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Adventure of the Week: Shikoku, Kyoto, and Osaka

11 Oct , 2017  

Walking on Shikoku Island, Gokurakuji temple

Travel should offer new experiences, a tangible taste of a different culture, and a chance to realign your understanding of the world around you. This walking trip does all of this and more in one truly unforgettable week. In a nutshell Walk the highlights of the Shikoku pilgrimage trail, with time to explore Kyoto, a […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Road Cycling

Adventure of the Week: Road Cycling Coast & Volcanoes of Lanzarote

5 Oct , 2017  

If you want to keep the road cycling legs ticking over when dark and cold conditions keep you from your usual rides, this is the perfect adventure for you. Descending sweeping downhills, cycling through lava fields, volcanic valleys and vineyards, the island of “Eternal Spring” will give you everything you need. In a nutshell  Cycle […]

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Adventure of the Week: Mallorca: Tramuntana Trails

28 Sep , 2017  

Some destinations have a reputation that precedes them. There are travellers turned-off by this every day. Places that are seen to be too dangerous, too difficult to get to, or too touristy. This weeks adventure of the week aims to smash the preconceptions people may have about the glory of Mallorca and get you out […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Shakespeare’s Way

20 Sep , 2017  

Every time we open our mouths, or pick up a pen, or type on a keyboard, we are paying homage to William Shakespeare. He wrote some pretty lovely plays, full of suspense, comedy and vision, but what he is not generally credited for is his contribution to the modern English that we speak. Here at […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Cycling Brittany, St Malo to Mont St Michel

13 Sep , 2017  

Mont St Michel

Looking for a shorter cycling holiday or a relaxed long weekend away with moderately easy cycling, amazing food, and iconic sights along the way? You are going to love this trip! In a nutshell Cycling Brittany, St Malo to Mont St Michel is a short, easy cycling holiday and the perfect way to visit some of […]

Adventure of the Week, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Long Walk on the Isle of Skye

6 Sep , 2017  

Scotland’s islands can be a harsh environment to live in. When the sun shines, they are positively tropical in appearance, (infamously the Thai tourist board used a picture of one of the Hebridean islands in its tourist brochure) but this is where the similarity ends. When the wind blows and the rain comes in, they […]

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Adventure of the Week: Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

30 Aug , 2017  

Coastlines are places for dreamers. Combing the beach for pebbles or shells, staring out across the white-topped lines that scar the surface of the ocean, or running your hand through wild-flowered fields that line coastal paths. There is something impressive to see on every coastline, but some are more special than others. In a nutshell […]

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Adventure of the Week, Drive & hike, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Walking & Wildlife on Mull and Iona

23 Aug , 2017  

I normally try to write nice, balanced articles for the Adventure of the Week, but this time I am going full bias! If you are looking for an adventure in the most beautiful place on earth, then look no further! In a nutshell Walking & Wildlife on Mull and Iona lets you explore three of […]

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Adventure of the week – Amsterdam to Bruges Bike and Boat

16 Aug , 2017  

Relaxing adventure? Surely this juxtaposition is impossible.  How can you relax and have an adventure at the same time? Well, bike and boat trips allow you to explore areas that you may not have thought about previously, but entirely at your own pace, with the knowledge that your floating hotel is following you all the […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Kungsleden

9 Aug , 2017  

Sometimes we get the urge to disappear into the wilderness, to get away from the trappings of modern life for a while. This is possible in many places near where we all live, however, we are still connected in some small way.  If you truly want to get out in the wild, then the Kungsleden […]

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Adventure of the Week – Exploring the Italian Lakes

26 Jul , 2017  

The town of Varenna lies across lake Como

The Italian Lakes conjure up images of sophisticated vacationing in lush surroundings. And I am happy to tell you that the reality more than lives up to this vision. In a nutshell Take to the road on this stylish road trip which takes you from high mountain walks to peaceful lakeside paths. Distance: Daily walks […]

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Adventure of the Week, Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Camino le Puy Way

19 Jul , 2017  

Le Puy en Velay

As an alternative to walking the most popular Spanish section of the Camino de Santiago, walk through rural France to St Jean Pied de Port (instead of from it!). In a nutshell Get back to the authentic roots of the world renowned journey of body & mind, walking the Camino le Puy Route (also known […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Hotspots for adventure in France

14 Jul , 2017  

France offers a country of diverse terrains, from valleys to mountains, and a fabulous coastline. Discover some of the best places for enjoying an adventure. Eiffel Tower Of course, you can take the lift up to the top of the famous 324m Eiffel Tower in Paris but for more of an adventure why not walk […]

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