Cycling, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

How to squeeze more adventure into your weekend

26 May , 2017  

Weekends are very precious for most people living in the busy 21st century. Many people work hard during the week and look forward to lots of fun, play and adventure at the weekends. So how can we ensure that we make the most of our weekends? And how can enjoy the best adventures when the […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: A Lake District Short Walking Break

24 May , 2017  

Short breaks are just the tonic. Your mind & body will always thank you for a little “get away from it all” escape, and of course, we prefer to do it the active way! Here’s an English mini-adventure idea for you to make space for in your busy calendar. You won’t regret it. In a Nutshell […]

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Drive & hike, Walking

Why a Hiking Holiday in Norway is a Must for All Adventure-Seekers

23 May , 2017  

Kinga hiking in Norway

Hiking in Norway is a truly unique experience; with its spectacular nature, fjords and the remote but jaw-dropping scenes. Due to the vast size of the country and the large uninhabited territories, when travelling at any time outside peak holiday season,  Norway will give you that great remote feeling which many of us are looking for. Having […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

Where to walk & cycle in 5 whisky regions

20 May , 2017  

macallan distillery

To mark World Whisky Day on May 20 we’re sharing some active inspiration for the 5 whisky regions of Scotland: Highland, Lowland, Speyside, Islay and Campbeltown. It’s the natural resources of land and water, as well as the cereals that grow, along with the special process of distillation and barrelling in each region that combine to create […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

5 Tips for Taking a Toddler on a Family Cycling Holiday

18 May , 2017  

Cycling with family in the Loire Valley

I admit, half way through packing for my first overseas family holiday with a child in tow, I did question our sanity in selecting a cycling holiday! However I think it’s only natural to be a little daunted by travel with little ones, and I learned a few things on our travels which I hope will […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Lake Constance Family Cycling Holiday

17 May , 2017  

Lake Constance Family Biking

Getting the kids out there enjoying the benefits of an active lifestyle from a young age sets them up for a healthy future, and it’s great fun! Lake Constance is the perfect place for a family cycling adventure… In a Nutshell A flat circuit of 170km through 3 countries (Austria, Switzerland and Germany) loops around […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

10 reasons to book a family cycling holiday

15 May , 2017  

Many more parents are enjoying a growing range of opportunities for a cycling holiday with their children. Here we reveal 10 great reasons to book a family bike trip. 1 Great for fitness You can encourage the whole family to be healthier while on holiday. Rather than the holiday traditions of over-eating, drinking and lazing by the […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Best of the Burren Way

10 May , 2017  

Cliffs of Moher

Possibly the most perfect Irish package of walking, music, history, tradition, rugged coasts, and craic. In a Nutshell Tick off the highlights of the Burren Way long distance trail on a 6 night Irish walking holiday, including the seeing the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands in Galway Bay. Distance: 85km over 5 Walking Days […]

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Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

Are you walking responsibly?

4 May , 2017  

responsible walker

Have you ever thought about your responsibilities as a walker and a responsible tourist? While walking is great for your health and well-being, and gives access to amazing landscapes and experiences, it’s also important that we take care of the environment and that we are aware of sustainability issues. Here we bring you a guide […]

Macs Adventure

Macs Moment 2017

3 May , 2017  

The Macs Moment competition | Macs Adventure

As part of the Macs Moment photo sharing competition, we receive hundreds of photos from our clients each year. We are extremely grateful to those who take the time to enter the competition but so we can award a great prize each month, there can only be one monthly winner. Here are a selection of […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

10 Reasons to Choose Macs Adventure

2 May , 2017  

Self-guided walking and cycling holidays | Macs Adventure

As if you really needed them here are ten quick reasons why you should choose us for your next walking or cycling trip: 1. Outstanding Trips Organising outstanding walking vacations and hiking tours are the reason we exist. We search out the best trails, routes, lodgings, restaurants and experiences so that your precious vacation is unforgettable […]

Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

Why book a cycling holiday in Austria?

28 Apr , 2017  

If you are looking for ideas for a cycling holiday in a beautiful and fascinating country, how about Austria? Let us give you a few hints as to why it might be the perfect place for your next trip. Austria: A bit of detail Landlocked and bordering some seven other countries, Austria is at the […]

Discovery, Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Jane

27 Apr , 2017  

Meet the Team Thursday | Macs Adventure

On Thursdays we learn a bit about the people who work here at Macs Adventure. This week we meet Jane an adventurous Aussie with a fear of spiders – no wonder she left Oz – and a beautiful story to tell of love, loss and remembrance.  Tell us a bit about what you do at […]

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Tips & advice, Walking

Where to walk in Southern Europe… for the best weather

26 Apr , 2017  

One of the top reasons for heading to Southern Europe for a walking holiday is for warm and sunny weather. Of course, the weather can never be accurately predicted months in advance, but there are some comforting averages that give people the confidence to book a trip. While some people like the conditions to be […]

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