Post by: Frances McCann

Macs Adventure

5 Great Reads for Those Who Love Adventure!

20 Aug , 2019  

Adventure books

Whilst it’s always important to pack a great book (or load your kindle/other bit of reading tech) when you head off on your travels, reading can also get you in the mood for adventures. Inspiring stories can motivate you to be your best self, to explore, to discover, and to re-assess your priorities. Here are […]

Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

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

26 Sep , 2018  

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 an Official Inca Trail Permit to walk the trail. The Peruvian authorities release a limited number of Inca Trail […]

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Health & Fitness, Macs Adventure, Walking

10 Reasons to Take a Hike (All the Way Across England)

29 May , 2017  

Coast to Coast, Coast to Coast Walk, Walking the Coast to Coast, Walking holidays England, walking holidays in England

Why would anyone embark on a challenging hiking adventure? And why on earth would you want to hike almost 200 miles on your vacation, when you could sit back and relax instead? These are some of the questions Macs Adventure customers may get asked by friends and family when booking one of our hiking or biking tours. So […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

The 5 Best Places to Hike in July

13 Jun , 2014  

At Macs Adventure we believe in making the most of every season (and we probably claim at the start of every new season that it is our favourite one!). Each time of year offers its own particular qualities for adventure seekers, but here we focus on the best places to hike in July. This is […]

Camino, Walking

Camino Guide Part 4: How to travel to the Camino de Santiago

31 Mar , 2014  

Part 4: Travel Information It is easy to access the Camino de Santiago; no matter where you are travelling from. With so many different Caminos on offer, there is an infinite amount of possibilities when it comes to getting to a starting town of one of the Camino. Flight carriers mentioned below are of course […]

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Camino Guide Part 3: Which Pilgrimage Route? – Camino Del Norte & Camino Primativo

18 Mar , 2014  

The Camino del Norte The Camino del Norte offers a great maritime walking experience through Northern Spain. Starting in Irun, at the French border, the route runs parallel to the sea and passes through the stunning seaside town of San-Sebastián; the cosmopolitan Basque city of Bilbao; and the elegant city of Santander in Cantabria. The […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure

Camino Guide Part 2: The Culture of the Camino

10 Feb , 2014  

In chapter 2 of our guide to the Camino, we discuss the language of the regions, food on the Camino, and what public holidays could affect your journey to Santiago. Language Language: Having some knowledge of Spanish will certainly enhance your trip.  The local people with appreciate a few words of Castellano. You should, however, […]

Camino, Macs Adventure

Camino Guide 1.2: When to go? Walk or Cycle? Where to Stay?

7 Feb , 2014  

When to go on the Camino? From the month of May until September is the most popular time of the year to travel the Camino due to the more comfortable weather conditions. Bear in mind that not all Caminos share the same weather conditions. Travelling in the height of summer on the southern routes is […]