Cycling, Discovery, Macs Adventure

Five Top Things to do in Cornwall

15 Nov , 2018  

Cornwall, renowned for its sparkling blue seas, rugged coastline, wooded valleys and industrial heritage. I cycled round Cornwall in May; starting in Bodmin, I cycled through the Luxulyan Valley along the Cornish way, stopping off in Mevagissey, Truro, taking in the surfer’s paradise of Newquay and then the cosmopolitan harbour town of Padstow, before returning […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure, Mountain Biking

The Great Glen Cycleway – 3 Days to Cross Scotland

8 Nov , 2018  

DAY 1 – Fort William to Invergarry Having arrived into Fort William the previous evening with a gale blowing through me and rain lashing off my face I was delighted to see clear skies this morning for the start of my Great Glen Cycleway. Following a wee natter with May and Norrie the owners of […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Cycle the Highlights of Kerry

7 Nov , 2018  

Tucked away on the South West Coast of Ireland, five fingers of joy stretch out like a hand of friendship to the US.  Each of these rocky fingers are peninsulas which hold arguably the best walking and cycling experiences in all of Ireland, places to immerse yourself in the culture, experience the people, country and […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week: Cycle Thailand Coast to Coast – Bangkok to Phuket

31 Oct , 2018  

When you travel, it is undoubtedly lovely to see the highlights, to see the big-ticket items.  However, if you really want to get to know a country or region, meet its people and see their way of life, you need to get out there, to travel through the countryside. Doing this slowly, from the seat […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Classic Vermont Cycling

12 Sep , 2018  

Vermont is much more than the home-land of Maple Syrup and the gateway to New York. We can all learn something from this beautifully green mountain state. Its traditional farming heritage has shaped its modern-appreciation for food, arts and culture. Its an area of independent thinking, friendly communities and a passion for the great outdoors.  […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure

Connor’s Top 5 reasons to bike Washington State’s San Juan Islands

16 Aug , 2018  

Connor with his bike, sunset, San Juan Islands

My recent bike trip to the San Juan Islands was my first taste of the wildly popular Pacific Northwest island chain. I wasn’t too sure what to expect, aside from what friends and colleagues had told me: killer seafood, gorgeous views, and mellow island vibes. Little did I know how right they were, and how […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Cycling Japan – Kyoto to the Coast

15 Aug , 2018  

Most people visiting Japan will focus on the cities and for good reason.  The contrast between the traditional and the ultra-modern is more prevalent here than in any other country. However, the cities only show one side to this remarkable culture and to truly explore Japan; you need to get out into the more rural […]

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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 […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling

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

8 Aug , 2018  

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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Cycling, Macs Adventure

Napa Harvest Season: The best time to visit Napa Valley by bicycle

3 Jul , 2018  

Wine enjoyed in California

If tasting and riding to some of the world’s best wines and wineries right where they are grown and crafted doesn’t persuade you, read on for three more reasons to bike Napa Valley this fall. 1. Napa Valley fall colors. With a mix of roads combined to connect the dots from one charming town to […]

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