Culture & History, Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Best regional dishes of Italy

16 Nov , 2017  

Italy is renowned for its fantastic cuisine and many people will be familiar with some of the best-loved dishes, such as pasta, pizza and gelato. Yet each region of Italy boasts its own speciality, which, for a food lover, is a must try. A walking or cycling holiday is a great way to immerse yourself […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week: Cycling Tuscany: Chianti and Siena

14 Nov , 2017  

The very thought of Tuscany makes me happy. When I close my eyes and drift off into a Tuscan reverie, it is the feel of rough stone walls against my fingers, of feeling lightheaded from staring up at immaculately crafted towers. I can taste the rich depths of the Brunello and feel the hearty bread […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Drive & hike, Leisure Cycling, Tips & advice, Walking

Immerse yourself in a holiday in Ireland

26 Oct , 2017  

There is no doubting that Ireland has a vast number of highlight attractions and locations to visit and many traditional coach tours offer a whistle-stop journey to the best of these. But there is a lot more to enjoy and experience while holidaying in this beautiful European country if you travel by bicycle or on […]

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Culture & History, Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

A guide to expanding your cultural horizons

13 Oct , 2017  

Let me begin with a story of a trip, many years ago, to Africa. With time off between jobs, I decided on an extended solo adventure, travelling from Zimbabwe, through Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya. I planned the trip over many weeks and read books about the countries, making a list of the must-see places. […]

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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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Cycling, Discovery, Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

Green Travel: A Guide to Travelling Responsibly

26 Sep , 2017  

Most people are aware of their responsibility towards the environment and their local community in their daily lives. But, then, when it comes to planning a holiday, excitement and aspirations can get in the way of thinking about environmental responsibilities. Green travel can be a tough nut to crack, but with a few simple tips, […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure

E-biking – Allowing everyone to experience cycling joy

15 Sep , 2017  

Lake constance at sun set

Lake Constance, a German summer paradise where crystal clear blue water and white lakeside beaches meet vineyards, medieval villages and breathtaking views of the Swiss Alps in the far distance. With dedicated and mainly flat cycle paths stretching all around the lake, there is no wonder why this region is so incredibly popular amongst all […]

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Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure

The top cycle friendly cities

14 Sep , 2017  

This week is when more office workers and commuters are encouraged to get on their bikes as part of Cycle to Work Day. The national event, on September 13, is promoted by Cyclescheme UK and calls for people to pledge to cycle to the office. There are many benefits to cycling, especially if you make […]

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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 […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Staff

Cycling Pisa to Florence: Perfect for Solo Cyclists

13 Sep , 2017  

I undertook my first Macs trips as a Solo Traveller this year which I was really looking forward to.  As much as I love travelling with my boyfriend, and friends I enjoy the freedom of travelling alone, as well as the opportunity to leave your comfort zone and create your own journey. I started with […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

10 must-see Scottish views

25 Aug , 2017  

Scotland might be small but it packs in a hugely diverse landscape including fabulous coastlines, rolling hills, wild moorlands, majestic mountains, atmospheric forests and all kinds of natural wonders in between. The very fact that it is a small country means it’s also easy to access a wide variety of countryside locations, especially if you […]

Cycling, Discovery, Kit Guide, Tips & advice, Walking

6 top photo editing apps for smartphones

18 Aug , 2017  

In recent years, smartphones have replaced point-and-shoot cameras for many people – and especially when taking photographs on holiday. It’s easy to understand why the phone camera has become the gadget of choice. Phones are small, easy to carry around and since most people have one for communicating and accessing the internet, it seems obvious […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

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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Cycling, Macs Adventure

Exploring the Danube by Bike and Boat

15 Aug , 2017  

I’ve been on a couple of cruises before, from ones with several thousand people on board and ships that are the size of small town with full amenities, to small sailing trips on boats with bunk beds and just about enough room in the galley/living area to stretch your arms out both sides. I’ve also […]

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