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Fife Coastal Path- 5 reasons to visit

6 Nov , 2017  

The Fife Coastal Path is one of the best-loved and unique walking routes in Scotland. Far from the brooding peaks and moors of the Highlands, Fife juts out into the North Sea, a proud kingdom in its own right. It is full of history and you get to know the really strong sense of community […]

Discovery, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

5 Reasons to walk the King Ludwig Way

3 Nov , 2017  

The King Ludwig Way is one of our most popular walks in Germany and I got the chance to discover why! The trails takes you through the heartland of Bavaria, you start just outside of Munich and walk right up to the border of Austria and the Austrian Alps (great views guaranteed). The Bavarian region […]

Adventure of the Week, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The Harz Witches Trail

1 Nov , 2017  

Hallowe’en!  Ok, so it was yesterday, but still, it seems appropriate to make this week’s Adventure of the Week the scariest named trail that we operate. Disappointingly, it is a deeply beautiful walk, however, if you do it at night I am sure it will become incredibly scary! (please don’t do this trip at night!) […]

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Culture & History, Discovery

Hallowe’en celebrations around the world

30 Oct , 2017  

Hallowe’en is traditionally celebrated on October 31 with different countries marking the day in a variety of ways. If you didn’t know, Hallowe’en is actually a contraction of All Hallows’ Evening and is also known as All Saints’ Eve, All Hallows’ Eve and Allhalloween. Hallowe’en marks the eve of the Western Christian feast of All […]

Cycling, Discovery, Drive & hike, Leisure Cycling, Tips & advice, Walking

Immerse yourself in a holiday in Ireland

26 Oct , 2017  

There is no doubting that Ireland has a vast number of highlight attractions and locations to visit and many traditional coach tours offer a whistle-stop journey to the best of these. But there is a lot more to enjoy and experience while holidaying in this beautiful European country if you travel by bicycle or on […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

6 Reasons to Walk the Burren Way

25 Oct , 2017  

I had the fantastic opportunity of travelling to Ireland this year which was my first time visiting this lovely country.  I travelled to the Atlantic west coast of Ireland in County Clare, which is home to the beautiful Burren coast.  The Best of the Burren Way is our new long-distance walk in Ireland and I […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Sheep’s Head Way

25 Oct , 2017  

We all love a hidden gem. To stretch our legs in a place that is off the beaten track is a joy and to be able to recommend something in advance of it becoming popular secretly gives most of us a little thrill. With this in mind, it is a pleasure to introduce you to […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Which ‘Irish Way’?

24 Oct , 2017  

I hope you enjoyed this wee quiz and if you want any further information about any of the trips we mentioned in it, you can visit out Walking in Ireland page on our website.  Alternatively, you can get in touch with our destination specialists at [email protected]

Macs Adventure

Biking to Barcelona Video

18 Oct , 2017  

In the summer of 2017, Craig cycled across Catalonia, immersing himself in the rich culture, history and gastronomy of the region before arriving in Barcelona. This video shows the highlights of his trip.

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in the Picos de Europa

18 Oct , 2017  

Where is my favourite place to visit? It’s the north of Spain. Best food in the world? North of Spain. Friendliest people I have met? North of Spain. Best mountain range for walking?….. ah, the north of Spain doesn’t have any good mountain ranges. Or so I thought.  Time to add a new item to […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Six Reasons to Walk the Camino Solo!

16 Oct , 2017  

I recently walked the final stage of the Camino Frances from Sarria to Santiago by myself and as we are often asked by people wanting to walk the Camino solo if it is safe I thought I would summarise why this is the perfect trip for solo walkers and how I found my experience! Time […]

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Culture & History, Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

A guide to expanding your cultural horizons

13 Oct , 2017  

Let me begin with a story of a trip, many years ago, to Africa. With time off between jobs, I decided on an extended solo adventure, travelling from Zimbabwe, through Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya. I planned the trip over many weeks and read books about the countries, making a list of the must-see places. […]

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Culture & History, Macs Adventure, Walking

Why Shikoku Island Was My Ultimate Japanese Highlight

12 Oct , 2017  

Nicola on the Shikoku Trail

At Macs Adventure, our walking itineraries in Japan are based around some of the country’s ancient pilgrimage trails. One such trail is the 88 Temples Pilgrimage on Shikoku Island. The island is one of the most unspoiled areas of Japan, and I was lucky enough to spend 3 days walking there during my trip in […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Shikoku, Kyoto, and Osaka

11 Oct , 2017  

Walking on Shikoku Island, Gokurakuji temple

Travel should offer new experiences, a tangible taste of a different culture, and a chance to realign your understanding of the world around you. This walking trip does all of this and more in one truly unforgettable week. In a nutshell Walk the highlights of the Shikoku pilgrimage trail, with time to explore Kyoto, a […]

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