Post by: Sinead Cunningham

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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Macs Adventure, News

5 Surprising / Funny / Brilliant Things We’ve Learned About Our Adventurers

31 Dec , 2018  

In December 2018 we ran a facebook advent calendar contest for a bit of festive fun. To enter, we asked our friends and followers to answer some of life’s important questions, from “What’s the one item you can’t travel without” to “What’s the funniest thing that’s happened on your travels” Your answers were brilliant, and […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure, News, Walking

Your 2019 Adventure Calendar

31 Dec , 2018  

As one year ends, it’s time to reflect on adventures gone by, or maybe consign some things to the past and start looking forward to a year of fun, positivity, and adventurous times! Stuck for ideas? Here is our handy guide to where to go each month of 2019, to get the travel inspiration flowing […]

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