Adventure of the Week, Bike & Boat, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Croatia Bike & Boat: Southern Island Hopping

22 May , 2019  

Much of this year’s Bike & Boat allocation may be gone, but there are still a couple of hidden gems available for this summer. All over Europe, there are hidden corners of paradise just waiting to be explored/relaxed in. A lot of the Mediterranean coastline has these sparkling little hideaways, where you can sit by […]

Macs Adventure

New Zealand Travel Tips

20 May , 2019  

New Zealand is the place to admire unspoiled natural wonders, explore adventure-filled cities and soak up the relaxed culture and slow pace of life. Travelling that far afield a trip to NZ is often part of a much larger trip.  There is a lot to fit into 2-3 weeks so it can be over-whelming. Here’s […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: France Bike & Boat: Paris to Champagne

15 May , 2019  

For the most part, we can get any of our trips for you, whenever it suits you to go. Flexibility and making the trips completely your own are part of our company makeup, something we are very happy to be able to do. However, there are a couple of trips with extremely limited availability, small […]

Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

Wildlife on the West Highland Way

13 May , 2019  

When you are undertaking a walking holiday in Scotland, or indeed anywhere, one of the main attractions is the wildlife that may be encountered en route. The West Highland Way offers great scope to view and experience wildlife along its entire length and a little knowledge of what to expect can add an extra dimension […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Ultimate Swiss Alps

8 May , 2019  

Every country has opportunities to hike. From the rugged highlands of Scotland to the wizened deserts of Australia, there is always somewhere to head out and experience the wilds on foot. In some places it is all about maps and compasses, navigating your way along the path and in others, it is so incredibly well […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

Inca Trail VS Salkantay Trek

6 May , 2019  

Did you know there is more than one trail to reach Machu Pichu? The most popular route is the Inca Trail which allows you to walk in the steps of the ancient Incas. There is also the Salkantay Trek which has its own spectacles, the main one being the solitude and closeness to nature, since […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Burgundy Vineyard Trails

1 May , 2019  

The creation of wine is nothing short of magic. Taking the humble grape in all its various guises, which tastes like various forms of grape, and transforming it into a complex, multi-layered drink that changes flavour with time. It is wizardry of the highest form and there is arguably nowhere in the world where this […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Walking in the Isle of Skye

24 Apr , 2019  

The Isle of Skye is bursting with beauty. So much so that film crews have been flocking there for the last few years to use its stunning vistas as backdrops to their stories. This has encouraged more people to go and visit the island and consequently, means that it is tough to get beds on […]

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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

The Unofficial National Bird of Scotland – The Golden Eagle

15 Apr , 2019  

So, yes, there is no official National Bird of Scotland. The Golden Eagle is one of the most impressive birds in Scotland, its might dominating the skies for those lucky enough to see it, but alas, as yet, it has not attained official National Bird status, but that does not diminish the joy of trying […]

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