Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Friluftsliv: A Norwegian Philosophy

16 Apr , 2019  

Time spent in nature is considered to be extremely important in Norway. This becomes apparent when walking on a Norwegian trail where you will regularly receive a cheerful ‘hei-hei’ from a diverse range of people; from city dwellers to locals both young and old. This ingrained appreciation of, and curiosity in the outdoors is encouraged from an early age and cited as […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

National Bird of Scotland – The Golden Eagle

15 Apr , 2019  

In April 2017 my wife, Laura and I walked the Glen Affric Trail from the vibrant city of Inverness to the peaceful village of Glenelg. Essentially this was a Scottish coast to coast adventure, having traditionally picked up our pebbles from the Moray Firth in the northeast and skimmed them it into the sea whilst […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Via Francigena

10 Apr , 2019  

iew of Rome from Riserva Naturale di Monte Marion the Via Francigena.

The Via Francigena is an ancient pilgrimage route which, since medieval times, has connected Canterbury in the southeast of England to Rome. Macs Adventure’s take on the Via Francigena begins in the heart of the Alps on the Swiss border before taking pilgrims on an exhilarating tour through the unique Italian regions. With BBC2 currently […]

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Where to go in Peru

9 Apr , 2019  

Peru is a must-visit country, brimming with life and passion. The contrasts of Spanish and Incan life have come together over the centuries to form a truly unique way of living. The best way to discover Peru in an immersive way is to take a walking holiday in Peru, that combines hiking and cultural trips. […]

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Adventure of the Week, Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Camino de Santiago Final Stage – Sarria to Santiago

3 Apr , 2019  

Completion. Satisfaction. Sense of achievement. Many long distance walks provide these feelings. When you walk from one place with a destination in mind, then getting there and revelling in that achievement is a big part of the experience. If you want to have these feelings along with a bunch of strangers, many of whom are […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Hiking in Montenegro¬†– Explore Europe’s Hidden Hiking Gem

2 Apr , 2019  

Montenegro, the often missed gem of the Adriatic coast. Many people know of Croatia as a holiday and hiking destination, but few people have considered Montenegro. That is changing very quickly. With some of the best hiking in Europe along with incredible food, wine and rich history, Montenegro needs to be on your list. Oh, […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Top 20 Inca Trail Questions

2 Apr , 2019  

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the worlds great pilgrimages. The most recognised route is the three day hike from Piscaychucho to Machu Picchu following the road that Incan royalty would take to reach the ancient city. It is a route filled with wonder, camaraderie and filled with Incan archeological wonder. Taking […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Quito and the Andean Highlands

27 Mar , 2019  

There are some classic big walks in the world, the ones that adorn the glossy coffee table books. While we know them all intimately and love them dearly, our Product Team is constantly in search of trips that are a bit off the beaten path. Places where you can achieve the same sense of wonder, […]

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Adventure of the Week, Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in Luxury

20 Mar , 2019  

An ancient, mystical city in the mountains of Peru, shrouded in cloud, only accessible by foot. It is the stuff of dreams, of childhood adventure. Who wouldn’t want to go? Well, the traditional route, three days walking and staying in tents is amazing, but not for everyone. However, there is an alternative, on an equally […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

New Zealand South Island Road Trip

14 Mar , 2019  

Road tripping is the ideal way to see all that New Zealand has to offer. The South Island is rich in natural beauty and we have developed the ultimate road trip that not only gives you the best driving in the South Island, but allows you access to some of the most beautiful wilderness. Many […]

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