Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Cusco to the Sacred Valley: A guide from Jess

15 Jul , 2019  

Smiles all round

I recently had the opportunity to visit Machu Picchu for the first time and it did not disappoint! It’s even more breathtaking in person than you can imagine. As the crow flies, Machu Picchu is not far from Cusco; however, it is located deep in the Sacred Valley and cannot be accessed by vehicle! The […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

One “Appy” Macs Customer!

17 Jul , 2019  

West Highland Way

When going on any holiday you would expect paper copies of your stay, maps, guide books, vouchers, the works. However, the clever team at Macs have designed a digital app for your cell phone that even the technically challenged will feel software savvy using this app, trust me! They are moving with the times, saving […]

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Biking, Discovery, Walking

18 interesting facts about American Independence Day

4 Jul , 2019  

Today is the 4th of July, which means it is American Independence Day. Across America, people will be celebrating with fireworks, parades, barbecues and other festivities. Here are 18 interesting facts to share with your friends this Independence Day. 1 – On July 4, 1776, the American colonies were declared free and independent States from […]

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Macs Adventure

Happy Canada Day – 5 reasons we love Canada!

1 Jul , 2019  

Canada Day

Today is 01 July which means it’s Canada Day. Across the country people will be celebrating with fireworks, parades, concerts and other festivities. We have wonderful friends, colleagues, and customers in Canada so we want to celebrate by telling you why we love this incredible country so much! Natural Wonders – around every corner Canada […]

Biking, Culture & History, Macs Adventure

Cycle Kyoto to the Coast: All you need to know

19 Jun , 2019  

Nara

Most people visiting Japan will focus on the cities and for good reason.  The contrast between the traditional and the ultra-modern is more prevalent here than in any other country. However, the cities only show one side to this remarkable culture and to truly explore Japan; you need to get out into the more rural […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

Where are the Lofoten Islands?

19 Jun , 2019  

Reinebringen summit

At 68° N, the Lofoten Islands are well within the Arctic Circle and form Norway’s largest island archipelago jutting out from the mainland over 1350 km north of Oslo. Despite their far-flung frontier feel the Lofoten Islands are well-connected to the Norwegian mainland by ferry and daily flights from Oslo (via Bodø ). The adventure […]

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Bike & Boat, Biking, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure

Top tips for your Danube Bike & Boat adventure

18 Jun , 2019  

I was lucky enough to spend some time out of the office and cycled along the Danube river in April on our Passau to Budapest Bike and Boat tour. I traded my flat for a river cruiser and called ship MV Carissima my new home for the week. 4 countries, 3 capitals and countless charming […]

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Biking, Leisure Cycling

3 Reasons Biking in Vermont is the best

7 Jun , 2019  

Vermont

Within the rolling green mountains and along the calm shores of Lake Champlain, Vermont keeps hidden charming towns, colorful forests, and quiet meandering back roads. The slow pace of life and the peaceful scenery make this one of the best destinations for cyclists looking for a truly local experience yet great point to point rides. […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

How fit should I be for a Walking trip in the Cotswolds?

14 May , 2019  

The Cotswolds is the most extensive designated Area of Natural Beauty in England which makes it a honeypot for walkers. Here at Macs Adventure, we have devised several different walking itineraries in the Cotswolds so that you can get the best out of the area while having varying levels of fitness. If you do not […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

Top 5 Places for Hiking in Italy

13 May , 2019  

La dolce vita - hiking in Italy

It’s hard to decide which area to visit first when hiking in Italy. Italy is a land of passion. The Italian people put their heart and soul into everything they do, from creating a fine work of art to an amazing lunch. It’s a diverse country, with strong regional variations and a host of hidden gems […]

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