Post by: FionaOutdoors

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, 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 ten 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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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 […]

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 […]

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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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

18 things to know about the Tour de Yorkshire

17 Apr , 2017  

Tour de Yorkshire | Macs Adventure

The popular Tour de Yorkshire returns to the north of England this month with plenty of fantastic spectator opportunities. Here are some of the things you might like to know about the cycling event. 1 The Tour de Yorkshire takes place over three days from April 28 to 30, 2017. 2 The event is for […]

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Camino, Walking

Highlight route: Camino Portugués

13 Apr , 2017  

Camino Portugues | Macs Adventure

European pilgrimage walking holidays are popular, which means they can be busy at the height of the season. There are, however, routes that are less travelled, such as the Camino Portugués (or Portuguese Camino). No less inspiring than other busier pilgrimage routes, the Camino Portugués, leaves the vibrant capital city of Lisbon to head north […]

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Camino, Discovery, Walking, West Highland Way

Seven Holidays for a 2017 Bucket List

7 Apr , 2017  

Many people have a bucket list of places to see and holidays to take. Whether you write it down in an important place or maintain it in your head, the chances are you move places around every so often to accommodate new ideas and suggestions. Here we reveal some of our top 2017-bucket list walking holidays. The […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

Why the Danube is great for first-time cycling holidays

30 Mar , 2017  

The River Danube traces a route of some 1800 miles through the heart of Europe via the countries of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. On the banks of this beautiful and winding river is the popular Danube Cycle Path. It’s a great destination for people who are new to cycling abroad or to cycling […]

Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Discover: Spain’s fabulous ferias

23 Mar , 2017  

In spring, many towns in southern Spanish celebrate with a colourful festival, or feria. If you enjoy traditional events, this could be a good time to book a walking or cycling holiday to the region of Andalucia. We reveal more about the annual extravaganza. The most famous fair is the Feria de Abril in the […]