Post by: FionaOutdoors

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

How to take great holiday photos

8 Aug , 2018  

Every month there’s a chance for a Macs Adventure traveller to be the winner of the #MacsMoment competition. To be in with a chance of winning a new item of outdoors gear – and being named #MacsMoment photographer of the month – you’ll need to submit a fantastic holiday photo taken while on a Macs […]

Tips & advice, Walking

14 tips for walking in The Sun

28 Jun , 2018  

Many people enjoy a walking holiday somewhere sunny, but it’s important that you stay fit and healthy in the sunshine. Here are 14 tips for keeping cool and safe even when temperatures rise. Protect your skin. Wear a high SPF sunscreen and don’t forget the back of your neck, the tip of your ears and your […]

Cycling, Discovery, Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

Green Travel: A Guide to Travelling Responsibly

5 Jun , 2018  

Most people are aware of their responsibility towards the environment and their local community in their daily lives. But, then, when it comes to planning a holiday, excitement and aspirations can get in the way of thinking about environmental responsibilities. Green travel can be a tough nut to crack, but with a few simple tips, […]

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Cycling, Tips & advice

8 Great benefits of cycling

3 Jun , 2018  

Couple cycling

Today 3rd of June is World Bicycle Day,  a day that aims to encourage more people to get on their bikes to discover the many benefits of cycling. It’s no secret that we’re big fans of cycling! So here we reveal eight of the best benefits of cycling, for some coffee break inspiration to get you […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

10 benefits of spending time outdoors

14 May , 2018  

It doesn’t need to take long and you do not need to go far from home to enjoy the many benefits of getting outdoors. Studies show that just 30 minutes of walking or cycling each day in a green or open space, for example a park or local woodlands, can boost your physical and mental […]

Walking

10 things to know about the GR routes

10 Apr , 2018  

Europe’s GR routes are increasingly popular with walkers, especially those looking or a multi-day holiday. Here we reveal 10 things to know about the GR routes. 1) The GR routes comprise a network of long-distance walking trails across Europe and are mainly found in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Spain. 2) There are more than […]

Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

Discover the brain-boosting benefits of walking

4 Apr , 2018  

Walking on the beach in the sunshine

It is the first Wednesday in April, which means it is National Walking Day in the US (although, it applies to everyone!). The American Heart Association sponsors this day to remind everyone about the health benefits and the importance of taking a walk. We’ve come across three new pieces of research that reveal how walking more, especially […]

Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

What is it like to stay in an Alpine hut?

27 Mar , 2018  

A walking holiday in the European Alps is the stuff of great memories and offers many rewards. However, many people worry about what it’s like to stay in a mountain hut. Here’s our guide to staying in an Alpine mountain hut: Hut names and info Alpine huts are called a Refuge in French, Rifugio in […]

Camino, Cycling, Discovery, Walking

La joie de vivre – 7 ways to experience France

20 Mar , 2018  

7 Ways to Experience France

There is no doubting the appeal of France among our customers – and the latest figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation underline the European country’s appeal. France is by far the world’s most visited country, recording 83.7 million visitors at the last count in 2014, and well above the second placed US with […]

Discovery, Walking

How to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

17 Mar , 2018  

St Patrick’s Day Today, March 17, is St Patrick’s Day. Let’s start with the who, hows and whys, so you know what it is that is being celebrated! St Patrick is claimed to be the patron saint of Ireland, and the saint who brought Christianity to Ireland. It’s thought he died on March 17 sometime […]