Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

5 tips for planning the perfect group adventure

15 Aug , 2019  

Group on Tour du Mont Blanc

Thinking of traveling with a bigger group? Take our advice. Macs Adventure offers the freedom and flexibility you need to plan the perfect group adventure. Planning a group departure can be stressful so we thought we’d share our top tips on making the process simple, successful and enjoyable.    1. Plan Ahead Planning your trip at […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Stay safe from ticks: how to avoid ticks when hiking

7 Aug , 2019  

Stay safe against ticks

While I am a huge fan of all things wild and wonderful and spend much of my walking time studying the fauna, there is one family of animals that I do tend to shy away from, the ticks! While all wildlife has its attractions, the fact that tick borne diseases pose dangerous health risks is […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

New Zealand Travel Tips

25 Jul , 2019  

Routeburn Track

It’s time to move New Zealand to the top of your bucket list. And you’ll need to book now! There is a reason why New Zealand is one of the premier hiking destinations in the world. It quite literally is a hiker’s paradise and one of the reasons why I not only went to university […]

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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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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 […]

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Festivals and Events in Ireland

9 May , 2019  

Ireland

Ireland can be enjoyed at any time of the year with its outstanding natural scenery, cozy pubs, lively streets, farm fresh food and intriguing history it’s no surprise it’s a popular year-round destination. There are certainly some events and festivals throughout the year that might make your decision a little easier, especially if your going […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

How to avoid blisters on a walking trip

2 May , 2019  

If you are worried about blisters from hiking boots while on an active vacation, here are ten top tips for avoidance. Prevention is the best treatment! The right hiking boot or shoe Gone are the days of hiking boots that are so stiff and uncomfortable that they take years – and a lot of suffering […]

Kit Guide, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

What to pack for walking in the Cotswolds

2 May , 2019  

Walking in the Cotswolds

Walking in the Cotswolds is generally a pleasant experience. However, this ‘green and pleasant land’ did not get so green by sunshine alone! With this in mind, we wanted to offer a comprehensive guide to what you should be packing for your adventure in the Cotswolds. What bag? You’ll need two bags; a small day-pack […]

Culture & History, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

10 Frequently Asked Questions about Walking in the Cotswold’s

2 May , 2019  

Broadway, the Cotswolds

There are so many considerations when walking in the Cotswold’s. Our team of experts has come up with their list of FAQs so you have all of the information you need before heading out to explore the pathways and lanes of England’s Cotswold s region.   How fit do I need to be? We offer […]

Biking, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

The Best Wineries near Niagara Falls

24 Apr , 2019  

Niagara Falls

Over the past thirty years, Ontario’s wine and grape industry has expanded greatly and currently produced over 65% of all Canadian wine. The Niagara Peninsula – one of Ontario’s four officially recognized Vintners Quality Alliance areas – has developed into a major food & wine destination. This is due to both the high-quality wine and […]

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