Camino, Cycling, Discovery, Walking

La joie de vivre – 7 ways to experience France

20 Mar , 2018  

7 Ways to Experience France

There is no doubting the appeal of France among our customers – and the latest figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation underline the European country’s appeal. France is by far the world’s most visited country, recording 83.7 million visitors at the last count in 2014, and well above the second placed US with […]

Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure

5 Reasons to visit the San Juan Islands

13 Mar , 2018  

We’ve recently launched a small collection of bike tours around Washington State’s San Juan islands. Having spent our time researching, route-finding, and setting up great itineraries on the islands, we’ve fallen in love! Here are our top reasons to make the San Juan islands your next biking destination: Perfect biking weather In the rainshadow of […]

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Kit Guide, Mountain Biking, Walking, West Highland Way

All the most-asked questions on the West Highland Way

9 Mar , 2018  

The West Highland Way is acclaimed as the most walked long-distance trail in Scotland. It attracts about 85,000 people every year, of whom more than 30,000 walk the entire route. Despite being so popular it is still possible to walk for miles along the 96-mile route between Milngavie and Fort William and pass only a […]

Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Adventure of the Week: Lake Constance Cycle Path

6 Mar , 2018  

Normally if you were thinking of taking a trip that visited 3 countries in one week, I would think you were mad.  How can you possibly sample the culture and food in such a short space of time? Well by cycling around the wonderful Lake Constance Cycle Path, this craziness becomes a relaxed reality. In a […]

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#MacsMoment, Cycling, Walking

The Moments Which Define an Adventure in Germany

4 Mar , 2018  

Germany, the country which invented Wanderlust (well, defined it at least!), is a dream destination for the walker or cyclist. There’s so much diversity. Very much a gateway to the Alps in the south with blissful climbs and views which go hand-in-hand, the river valleys of the Moselle, Rhine and Danube offer relaxed walking and […]

Accommodation, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Vienna to Budapest – fantastic Danube Cyclepath alternative!

20 Feb , 2018  

The Parliament Building, Budapest

Our Bike & Boat trips are extremely popular, the Danube Bike & Boat: Passau to Budapest (Carissima) itinerary is so popular that cabin availability for the trip is limited already!   Don’t worry if you missed the boat this time! The Danube Cyclepath: Vienna to Budapest is a fantastic alternative trip to appease your Danube […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Road Cycling

Adventure of the Week: Tour of Tuscany: Florence to Montepulciano

15 Feb , 2018  

Want to see the very best of Tuscany in a week? Well, it is either you spend the time fretting over directions and parking in an expensive hire car, or you could pack yourself onto a coach tour and elbow people for the best camera position to get that snap.  Or, you could push yourself, […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Falling in love with adventure travel

14 Feb , 2018  

Wandering the unfamiliar streets, feeling the sun warm me as it wrapped the beautiful old crumbling buildings in morning glow, that was the moment I fell in love.  Standing alone in the middle of an old courtyard, long since forgotten, with a few locals waking up and the sounds of the trickling fountain disturbing the […]

Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

18 things to know about Robert Burns

25 Jan , 2018  

Today, 25th January 2017, the birthday of Scotland’s most famous poet Robert Burns is celebrated with Burns Night. The traditional supper includes a meal of haggis, neeps and tatties, whisky and reciting poetry written by the 18th century poet. Here we reveal 18 interesting facts about Robert Burns. 1 Robert Burns was born on January […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice

Solo Biking the Danube: My Top 3 Takeaways

6 Jan , 2018  

Shan cycling in front of the Danube

On my first day of biking from Vienna to Budapest along the Danube Cycle Path, I was a bit nervous about undertaking the journey by myself. There were couples enjoying a scenic getaway, groups of friends enjoying an active reunion and families enjoying some quality time together along the Danube. I began to think, would […]

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