Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Inca Trail Permits: How do they work, and what if they sell out?

12 Sep , 2017  

Do I need a permit to walk the Inca Trail? Yes. If you are considering taking on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences), you will need to ensure that you have a permit to walk the trail. The Peruvian authorities release a limited number of permits each year. The permits […]

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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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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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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Tour du Mont Blanc: Weather & Conditions June 2017

13 Jun , 2017  

Views on the Tour du Mont Blanc

June is “early season” on the Tour du Mont Blanc, which can often mean snow on the trail, or even late season fresh snow falls. In June 2017, the good news is that the conditions are far less snowy than in previous years. In our Webinar of 2nd June, we covered early predictions for conditions […]

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 […]

Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Malta & Gozo, at the Crossroads of the Med

19 Oct , 2016  

The super-yacht looks at home berthed between Fort Saint Angelo, Vittoriosa and the Vedette, Singlea. In an archipelago where Church and Cannon dominate the history and landscape, people of an independent, seagoing outlook have found their niche here – Phoenicians, Romans, Knights Templar. Straddling the crossroads of the Mediterranean, Malta boasts magnificent churches and temples that […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Trekking, Walking

Why the Tour du Mont Blanc is a Must-Do

19 Oct , 2016  

Since Swiss geologist de Saussure first walked around the Mont Blanc Massif in 1767 the Tour du Mont Blanc has built on its reputation as one of the world’s classic treks. It’s one of our top 5 favourites at Macs Adventure (and there is a lot of competition for those top spots!). Here, our team […]

#MacsMoment, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Tour du Mont Blanc, The Best Moments of 2016

18 Oct , 2016  

Tour du Mont Blanc View

As part of our #MacsMoment contest in 2016, our adventurers shared some memorable and very inspiring moments, here we have put together the best of the pictures from the Tour du Mont Blanc. The start of the 2016 season featured snow, and more snow (later in the year than usually expected). The season runs from […]

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Discovery, Health & Fitness, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Nature isn’t a Luxury: It’s Essential

14 Aug , 2016  

John Muir Knew

Even the calmest and most level-headed people suffer from stress on occasion, and it is no wonder, as we live in quite a stressful world. The cardiovascular benefits of being active in nature are clear, but what are the effects of walking and cycling in an area of exquisite natural beauty on our brain?  The Reptilian […]

Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

What is it like to stay in an Alpine hut?

3 Feb , 2016  

A walking holiday in the European Alps is the stuff of great memories and offers many rewards. However, many people worry about what it’s like to stay in a mountain hut. Here’s our guide to staying in an Alpine mountain hut: Hut names and info Alpine huts are called a Refuge in French, Rifugio in […]

Cycling, Trekking, Walking, West Highland Way

8 ideas for your 2016 holiday bucket list

24 Dec , 2015  

So many people now have a bucket list of trips that they would like to take and places they would like to see. Here are eight great walking and cycling trips to add to your bucket list in 2016. Tour du Mont Blanc Acclaimed as Europe’s best alpine trek the walk, the route circles the epic […]

Cycling, Discovery, Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

Great gadget: LifeStraw Steel personal water filter

17 Dec , 2015  

LifeStraw started out by making water filters for people in developing countries, where clean water is often scarce. They then moved into the outdoors and adventure market, recognising that walkers, runners, campers and cyclists might also make good use of a water bottle with a filter. Now, in celebration of LifeStraw’s 10th anniversary, the Swiss […]

Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Travelling to Nepal – After the Earthquakes

10 Nov , 2015  

Nepal continues to recover and rebuild following the devastating earthquakes of April & May 2015, and remains one of the world’s most magical destinations, with a strengthened heart and soul which any adventurer should experience at least once. In October 2015, experts gave the green light for travellers to return, and the FCO advice on […]

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Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Getting to the Alta Via- An Adventure in itself!

23 Oct , 2015  

The Dolomites is not the easiest European mountain range to reach-unless you are travelling by car.  Perhaps this adds the charm and appeal for many people? As the saying goes- if it were easy, everyone would do it! To get to Lago di Braies, the start of the Alta Via 1, we recommend flying to […]

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