Post by: FionaOutdoors

Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Nine European foodie highlights

20 Jan , 2017  

Trying new foods and discovering the traditional dishes of different countries is a highlight for many holidaymakers. Fortunately, if you are on a walking or cycling holiday you can enjoy these meals guilt free because you will be burning extra calories with each day’s activity. We take you on a whistle-stop tour of some of […]

Cycling, Tips & advice

10 great trends in a 21st century cycling revolution

13 Jan , 2017  

Cycling has become far more popular in the 21st century with a wealth of exciting trends. We reveal some of the most notable changes. 1) There is no shame in being a MAMIL (a Middle Aged Man in Lycra). Indeed, these male cyclists represent one of the largest growth areas in cycling in the last […]

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Cycling, Tips & advice

How to prepare for your first road cycling holiday

10 Jan , 2017  

Cycling is fast growing in popularity, with many more people joining the revolution of recent years and using a bicycle as a mode of transport: whether for commuting to the office, to keep fit or for holiday tours. Macs Bike sell a range of cycling tours, from family friendly cycling holidays to mountain biking trips to road cycling […]

Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Five of the best family adventure holidays

8 Jan , 2017  

Family holidays should be filled with fun and activities, as well as offering lots of room for exploring, questioning and finding out more. We suggest five trips that are ideal for active parents and children. Las Alpujarras Escape The holiday is based in southern Spain in the scenic area called Andalucia. You’ll stay in the lovely […]

Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

How to Get Fit for a Walking Holiday in 2017

6 Jan , 2017  

Walking is one of the easiest and most accessible ways to get fit – and offers an excellent way to enjoy a holiday with friends or family. If you are keen to book a walking holiday, or have a long distance trail planned, pledge to get a little fitter and enjoy more walking. Here we […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Film and TV hotspots in Croatia and Switzerland

5 Jan , 2017  

Whether you’re an avid film or TV buff or a traveller who enjoys seeking out great locations and destination gems, there is something amazing about visiting a film location. After all, movie and TV programme directors do tend to pick the best locations for filming simply because it creates memorable backdrops for their movies. This […]

Camino, Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Walking the Camino de Santiago – the many options

27 Dec , 2016  

Many walkers are inspired by a network of established pilgrimage trails that criss-cross Europe. The most famous is Camino de Santiago (Way of St James), a journey that has been followed by millions of pilgrims over thousands of years and culminates in Santiago de Compostela. Indeed, the “compostela” is today highly prized by pilgrimage walkers. […]

Cycling, Kit Guide, Tips & advice, Walking

Great Christmas gifts for walkers and cyclists

14 Dec , 2016  

What do you buy your favourite walker or cyclist for Christmas? We reveal some brilliant ideas for gifts. Great Christmas gifts for men The Icebreaker Oasis Topochartic long sleeved crew top is a great baselayer for men offering warmth and breathable comfort. It is made of Merino wool and weighs 200g. £70.00, Cyclists are far easier seen […]

Cycling, Discovery, Drive & hike, Tips & advice, Walking

Book a holiday that packs in a little more

14 Dec , 2016  

If you are planning a walking or cycling holiday, why not make it even more special by adding on an extra trip to a nearby location, such as a famous city, a guided tour or an excursion? You could also think about combining two trips into one longer holiday for an unbeatable escape. After all, […]

Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Go now: 7 great winter walking and cycling trips

6 Dec , 2016  

Winter could be the perfect time for you to head overseas for a walking or cycling holiday. Check out our recommendations. Perhaps you fancy escaping the weather where you live for a little winter warmth and sunshine. Maybe you yearn for a bit of adventure during the more traditional low season – and also fancy […]