Cycling, Discovery, Walking

2017 Adventure Inspiration

17 Jan , 2017  

Following the publication of the Guardian’s Hot List, a selection of global destinations that are expected to be popular in 2017, and Macs Adventure’s interactive magazine Route Notes Travel, we decided to take a closer look at 5 of 2017’s top destinations that can be explored via a walking or cycling tour.  1. St. Ives […]

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Cycling, Tips & advice

10 great trends in a 21st century cycling revolution

13 Jan , 2017  

Cycling has become far more popular in the 21st century with a wealth of exciting trends. We reveal some of the most notable changes. 1) There is no shame in being a MAMIL (a Middle Aged Man in Lycra). Indeed, these male cyclists represent one of the largest growth areas in cycling in the last […]

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Cycling, Discovery

Friday Quiz: Pedal Power

13 Jan , 2017  

Whether you are an experienced cyclist who has been on a cycling holiday in the past or are looking to do something a bit different in 2017, a cycling holiday is a great way to explore a destination. We have a range of cycling tours that vary in difficulty and focus. From culinary tours through wine […]

Macs Adventure, Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Lynsey

12 Jan , 2017  

1. Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I’m in admin support so I prepare all the necessary documentation for our clients and assist the team in whichever way I can. 2. Could you tell us a bit about the best adventure you have been on, what made it special? I travelled east […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week – Lake Constance & The Danube

11 Jan , 2017  

Continuing with our celebration of the bicentenary of the bicycle we take a closer look at a cycling tour that is predominantly set in southwest Germany, the same region that the inventor Karl Drais was from. The Lake Constance & The Danube cycling tour involves bike rides on two of Europe’s top cycle paths with stunning […]

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Cycling, Macs Bike, Tips & advice

How to prepare for your first road cycling holiday

10 Jan , 2017  

Cycling is fast growing in popularity, with many more people joining the revolution of recent years and using a bicycle as a mode of transport: whether for commuting to the office, to keep fit or for holiday tours. Macs Bike sell a range of cycling tours, from family friendly cycling holidays to mountain biking trips to road cycling […]

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Hiking Adventure at Any Age: Taking up Long Distance Walking in Your 60’s

10 Jan , 2017  

Increasingly more and more walkers are finding the time to get into hiking in their retirement, and discover that there’s no better time to get back to nature and living out travel goals and adventure dreams. Graeme Fisher is one such walker. Graeme took on his first long distance trail in his late 60s and hasn’t looked back: […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

High Routes & Historic Sights – Graeme’s 2016 Great Glen Way Diary

10 Jan , 2017  

Great Glen Way High Route

Graeme walked Macs Adventure’s 8 night Great Glen Way itinerary with his friend John in September 2016, their second long distance trail together. He kindly shared a detailed day by day diary of the experience, highlighting (sometimes unexpected) points of interest along the way. Preparation & Travel We had to look at booking our travel […]

Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

Celebrating the Bicycle: 4 Cycling Holidays for 2017

9 Jan , 2017  

2017 marks the bicentenary of the bike and here at Macs Adventure we’ll always be grateful to the innovator who came up with the earliest incarnation of the bicycle. More recently, bicycles are getting comfier, Ebikes are readily available and cycling holidays are growing in popularity. We have built a range of itineraries for those looking for an […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Five of the best family adventure holidays

8 Jan , 2017  

Family holidays should be filled with fun and activities, as well as offering lots of room for exploring, questioning and finding out more. We suggest five trips that are ideal for active parents and children. Las Alpujarras Escape The holiday is based in southern Spain in the scenic area called Andalucia. You’ll stay in the lovely […]

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Sheona’s 5 Sights to See when Pedalling Provence

6 Jan , 2017  

Being a fairly new addition to the team here at Macs Adventure, I jumped at the chance when I found out that one of our new Macs Bike routes was needing some research. In October, I headed to Provence to Pedal through the Luberon Valley. Not only was it a fantastic experience, getting to see first hand […]

Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

How to Get Fit for a Walking Holiday in 2017

6 Jan , 2017  

Walking is one of the easiest and most accessible ways to get fit – and offers an excellent way to enjoy a holiday with friends or family. If you are keen to book a walking holiday in 2017, the New Year is a great time to pledge to get a little fitter and enjoy more […]

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Macs Adventure

Meet the Team Thursday: George

5 Jan , 2017  

1. Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I work with the marketing team helping to spread the word about the fantastic collection of walking and cycling tours that Macs Adventure offer, as part of that I contribute to our blog and make sure our website is looking the way we want […]

Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Film and TV hotspots in Croatia and Switzerland

5 Jan , 2017  

Whether you’re an avid film or TV buff or a traveller who enjoys seeking out great locations and destination gems, there is something amazing about visiting a film location. After all, movie and TV programme directors do tend to pick the best locations for filming simply because it creates memorable backdrops for their movies. This […]