Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Let’s talk about food – and love!

17 Feb , 2017  

Food and love have always gone hand in hand – and through the centuries there are particular foods that are believed to be aphrodisiacs. Aphrodisiacs are named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty. Indeed, almost every year and around the time that we celebrate Valentine’s Day, new products are added to the list. […]

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Camino, Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Romantic walking & cycling tours

14 Feb , 2017  

With love in the air this week as we celebrate Valentine’s Day, here are six of our favourite romantic walking and cycling tours. Bicycles made for two A tandem cycle tour must surely be one of the most romantic ways to enjoy an active holiday as a couple. Choose a flatter, more leisurely route and […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Germany’s Romantic Road

13 Feb , 2017  

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, this week we are focusing on those tours that are suitable for the young lovers, the nature lovers and the happy couples looking to get away. What better way to start than with a trip that brings together western history, art and culture on a walk through the beautiful Bavarian landscape. In […]

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Discovery, Walking

France or Scotland?

10 Feb , 2017  

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. France v Scotland France and Scotland have historical links that go back centuries. Born out of the […]

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Discovery, Walking

England or Wales?

10 Feb , 2017  

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. Wales v England   England: Devon North Coast & Exmoor Highlights Devon’s North Coast is a place brimming […]

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Discovery, Walking

Italy or Ireland?

10 Feb , 2017  

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 in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Italy v Ireland   Italy: Going Wild in Sardinia Discover Sardinia’s wild and untouched landscapes where the high […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Meteora and the Pindos Mountains

8 Feb , 2017  

Discover the rocky pinnacles and cliff-top monasteries of the Meteora and the spell-binding mountain landscapes of the Pindos National Park in this walking tour in the north of Greece.  Where? The Meteora and Pindos mountains adventure begins in the shadows of the Meteora rocks in Kastraki, a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the spectacular […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Why 2017 is the year to visit India…

3 Feb , 2017  

India has always been a wonderful place to visit with amazing cultural, religious and spiritual experiences. The landscape and cuisine only add to the appeal for adventurous travellers. Here we reveal why 2017 might well be the best year ever for you to go. We also listed India as one of five top destinations for […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Nepal for Beginners

3 Feb , 2017  

My name is Hellen and I work for AbenteuerWege Reisen, Macs Adventure’s sister company here in Germany. I recently took some time off work to visit a country I have been wanting to visit for a long time – Nepal. It is definitely one of the most beautiful and interesting countries I have visited and I […]

Discovery, Walking

Exploring North Vietnam

3 Feb , 2017  

The Sapa Valley.

From dramatic mountains that rise up in disarray to the order of the rice-fields, terraced into the hills appearing like ripples in a green puddle, Vietnam’s dream-like landscapes make for the perfect activity holiday.  Vietnam offers visitors a plethora of options from sightseeing in bustling cities such as Hanoi, once described by Lonely Planet as “Asia’s […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail

1 Feb , 2017  

A bamboo forest along the Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail, Japan

Walk the highlights of the 88 Temple pilgrimage trail on the island of Shikoku. Starting in Kyoto and ending in Osaka, the Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail brings together the best of Japan including stays in lively cities and peaceful rural walking. Where? Kyoto is one of the world’s most culturally rich cities and is home to 24 […]

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Discovery, Walking

A pick of the best historical Sites in China

30 Jan , 2017  

China’s great historical timeline provides holidaymakers with host of great attractions to visit. We pick some of the highlight destinations. The Great Wall One of the biggest attractions in the world, the Great Wall of China is a must-visit during a trip to China. The wall is the world’s longest defensive system and dates back more than 2,300 […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Discover the life and work of Robert Burns in Scotland

27 Jan , 2017  

January is a special month for fans of Robert Burns. His birthday, on January 25, celebrates his life and work and many people enjoy a Burns Supper of haggis, as well as toasting the memory of Scotland’s most famous poet with a dram of whisky. If you want to find out more about Rabbie Burns […]

Cycling, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

5 of the Best Walking & Cycling Tours in Scotland

27 Jan , 2017  

The geologist and writer Archibald Geikie once noted; “nowhere in Europe does colour come more notably forward in landscape than in Scotland.” From the Scottish Borders through the highlands and islands a walking or cycling tour in Scotland is a truly unforgettable experience. We pick our top 5 Scottish walking and cycling tours.  1. The West Highland […]

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