Post by: Sinead Cunningham

Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week – Danube Bike & Boat: Passau to Vienna

11 Sep , 2019  

The Danube Bike and Boat: Passau to Vienna tour is a relaxed cycling tour along a route that meanders eastward passing through quaint towns and villages towards two of the Danube’s great and historical cities; Vienna and Bratislava. Cycling during the day and sailing on an authentic river boat at night allows you to enjoy the […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week – Land of the Conquistadors: Cycling the Paradors

28 Aug , 2019  

Conquistador Francisco Pizarro in Caceres

Go back in time and explore a region that was at the forefront of Spain’s historic ‘Golden Era’ on this week-long adventure that takes in the perfectly preserved medieval towns, restored medieval palaces, castles and convents of Extemadura.  In a nutshell Cycling through the rolling terrain of Extremadura by day with daily distances ranging between 32 […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

40 miles in one day for Glasgow Children’s Hospital

26 Jul , 2019  

Macs Team

You might have saw our recent post’s about our “West Highland Wahey” 40 miles-in-one-day charity walk. Many of you might be wondering what it’s all about. So, we thought we would explain our story and why we’re so passionate about raising funds for this charity. Fraser has been the driving force behind the fundraising activities […]

Discovery, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Trekking

International Women’s Day 2019: Our Greatest Travel Achievements

7 Mar , 2019  

Have you ever thought of travelling alone but there’s something holding you back? Solo female travel is on the rise and we are delighted. As much as we love travelling with loved ones getting out there on your own is a completely different experience. Today we are celebrating our adventurous female explorers at Macs Adventure. […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Best time to visit New Zealand

6 Mar , 2019  

New Zealand’s rugged beauty and varied landscapes makes it a wonderful year-round destination.  Since it’s the Southern Hemisphere their seasons are a bit different from what we are used to.  Most people who visit New Zealand usually go during summer season, which is December through February. When it’s snowing in the UK it’s probably at […]

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Macs Adventure

Peruvian food: Eat like a local

25 Feb , 2019  

Peru is a land of contrasts, from Machu Picchu and the Amazon rainforest to the vibrant city of Lima. The food is as colorful and diverse as the land which makes it a gastronomic delight. Lima has built quite a reputation for itself with some of its restaurants being awarded the best in the world. […]

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Macs Adventure

Valentines day | Enjoy a soak in Europe’s hot springs

13 Feb , 2019  

What’s more romantic than soaking in a hot steamy spring with your loved one? Rich in sulphur and an array of other minerals, the waters are considered to have endless health and beauty benefits. That aside, there’s nothing quite like the buzz from a dip in a thermal spring, especially after a long day’s hike! […]

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