Drive & hike, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Favourite Finds on the North Coast 500

21 Aug , 2017  

Torridon Walks

Scotland’s Northern Highlands are perhaps the wildest, most dramatic cross-section of the entire country, and the now-famous North Coast 500 road trip provides direct access to this remote landscape. If you happen to be experiencing the route on a drive and hike tour, you’ll find your itinerary packed full as you attempt to artfully balance the […]

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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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Camino, Discovery, Walking

9 movies to inspire a trip to the wilderness

11 Aug , 2017  

Big screen films can evoke many emotions, such as excitement, anticipation, poignancy and longing, or a mix of all of these. But we think some of the best movies are the ones that inspire you to go out and do something different. Here we reveal 9 films to motivate you to get into the wild […]

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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Macs Adventure, Mountain Biking, Trekking, Walking

Top 5 Wilderness Adventures

9 Aug , 2017  

pale blue lake sits in serene natural settings

Getting away from it all is something that we all need from time to time. Modern life fills our brains up with so much stuff, that it is necessary to just disappear into nature for a while and let your mind drift. But what if you really wanted to get away from it all, away […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

4 Aug , 2017  

I had the pleasure of enjoying three days walking through the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park in July and with Yorkshire Day kicking off August I wanted to reflect on my time there. Walking from Kirkby Stephen to Keld allowed me to cross into the Yorkshire Dales National Park and see the difference in scenery […]

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Bags & Rucksacks, Cycling, Kit Guide, Tips & advice, Walking

A guide to holiday luggage solutions

4 Aug , 2017  

With so many styles and sizes of suitcases to choose from, how do you know if you are packing the right one for your walking or cycling holiday? This is a guide to the right suitcase for a holiday, where you will enjoy having luggage transferred between your accommodation. What size? The first thing to […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

The 8 Best Adventure Holidays for Meeting People

30 Jul , 2017  

Cheers Camino

To celebrate International Day of Friendship on 30th July, we wanted to reveal the best walking and cycling trips for camaraderie. While scenery, culture, food and the trails and routes themselves are always to be relished, there is nothing like meeting up with like-minded people and sharing your experience on the trail. While walking peaceful […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

A guide to the best holidays with friends

29 Jul , 2017  

This week marks International Day of Friendship (July 30). We know from what many of our customers have told us that a walking or cycling holiday is a great way to enjoy quality time with friends. Getting away for an active break offers the opportunity for enjoying shared experiences in new and exciting places. You […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

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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Camino, Macs Adventure

Which Camino is for you? Our “just for fun” quiz

25 Jul , 2017  

Many people refer to the “French way“, the Camino Frances from St Jean Pied de Port on the French & Spanish border, as “the Camino”, but the Camino de Santiago is in fact a network of routes from all over Europe and beyond which lead to Santiago de Compostela. Try a fun quiz to find […]

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Camino, Discovery, Walking

Why choose a pilgrimage walk?

21 Jul , 2017  

While a walking holiday as we know it today is a relatively new concept, people have been undertaking walking trips in the form of pilgrimages for many centuries. For some people, a pilgrimage was the only opportunity they had to leave their home villages and was closely associated with their religious beliefs. Today, many pilgrimage […]

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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