Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

My 4 Must-Go Routes or Regions for Adventure in Spain

23 Mar , 2017  

As a bit of a travel addict, it is definitely a testament to Spain that I have returned over and over again to enjoy the vast variety of experiences and adventures on offer. Although I’ve enjoyed many attributes of this wonderful country, I still have a long list of places to visit! Here are some of my […]

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7 Photos that will make you book a flight to Spain!

22 Mar , 2017  

One of the most passionate, friendly, and culturally rich countries anywhere in the world, Spain has an adventure waiting for all. With landscapes to die for, it’s no wonder the Spanish people celebrate their lands (and the bounties of food and wine it provides) so regularly. This country loves a Fiesta! The people and the […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

10 Top Tips for the West Highland Way

17 Mar , 2017  

When you undertake walking holidays in Scotland or indeed walking holidays anywhere it is always beneficial to have tips from the experts! So, here are my 10 top tips for a walking holiday along the West Highland Way: 1. Pack for inclement weather.  Walking the West Highland Way you will find that you are exposed […]

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Health & Fitness, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

These Quick Training Tips Will Get You On Your (West Highland) Way

15 Mar , 2017  

Once you’ve committed to the challenge, the 96 miles of the West Highland Way can suddenly seem like a daunting prospect, but don’t fret, the trail is non-technical, well way-marked, and very achievable for walkers of all levels. The key is to select the appropriate West Highland Way itinerary for you, taking into account your […]

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Kit Guide, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, West Highland Way

What to Pack to Walk the West Highland Way

13 Mar , 2017  

West Highland Way Views

A multi-day hike in a country which regularly boasts “four seasons in one day” can be a daunting prospect for those who love an organised suitcase! This advice and the packing list below should hopefully help you avoid panic packing an unnecessarily heavy bag and have you adventuring happy (and with everything you need). One […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice

Macs Weekend Away: A Winter Skills Adventure

12 Mar , 2017  

Winter hiking in the Cairngorms.

It was halfway through our first day on the Macs Adventure winter skills weekend in the Cairngorms when our instructor, Matt, explained the difference between type one and type two fun.  Type one is the kind of fun you enjoy in the moment. There’s a smile on your face. Type two is the kind that’s […]

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Kit Guide, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Packing Checklists: Don’t go walking or cycling without…

12 Mar , 2017  

There is no “definitive” packing list for a walking or cycling holiday. After all, everyone is different, and we celebrate difference! Our team however do have a lot of experience wrestling with suitcases, rummaging in rucksacks, and making a few packing faux-pas, so we’ve collaborated some of their top tips here. Hopefully this will give […]

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Meet the Team Thursday – Fran

8 Mar , 2017  

Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I work in the marketing department, helping to co-ordinate email newsletters, social media activity and website content amongst other things. Could you tell us a bit about the best adventure you have been on, what made it special? I’d have to say a trip to Iceland to […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Italy or France?

8 Mar , 2017  

Calanches de Piana

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. Italy v France   Italy: Bonassola & The Cinque Terre Walk between stunning locations, swim in the […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff

Life at our all new Skypark Macs HQ

7 Mar , 2017  

What’s the best way to discover the world? Travel is changing, and as independent adventure travel specialists we offer immersive cultural experiences in the form of active holidays for people who are interested in the world around them. At Macs Adventure, we firmly believe human-powered travel is the best way to see and discover the world […]

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Scotland or Wales?

24 Feb , 2017  

The River Wye.

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. Scotland v Wales   Scotland: Speyside Whisky Trail The regions of Speyside and Strathspey are home to […]

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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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3 Things I learned on a road cycling holiday the Canary Islands

16 Feb , 2017  

I’m a bit of an adrenaline junkie, so it didn’t take me long to accept the thrilling offer to fly down to the Canary Islands a week in November to try out our new cycling holiday through the coasts and volcanoes of Lanzarote, my first chance to try out a road cycling trip. As a matter of […]

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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 […]