Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

10 benefits of spending time outdoors

14 May , 2018  

It doesn’t need to take long and you do not need to go far from home to enjoy the many benefits of getting outdoors. Studies show that just 30 minutes of walking or cycling each day in a green or open space, for example a park or local woodlands, can boost your physical and mental […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week – Moselle Cycle Path

9 May , 2018  

Exploring a region from the seat of a bike is exciting.  There is something special about propelling yourself along a route, bonding with your bike, so that after every stop you are eager to jump back on and get going again. But, it can be daunting for people who have not been on a bike […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Prague to Dresden – Elbe Cycle Path

25 Apr , 2018  

If something wins a prize for being the best, you might take notice and think about checking it out. If something wins twice in a row, you are probably more inclined to look into it.  What if something wins 12 years in a row?  Probably a safe bet that it is well worth having a […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Quiz: Which French Wine Region is for me?

21 Mar , 2018  

Many people want to take a trip to France, not just for the outstanding scenery, the varied and delicious food, the walking routes that are meticulously planned to take in some of the best scenery in the world and really explore how this country ticks.  No! Some people just want to go for the wine. […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week: Cycle Carcassonne to the Coast

20 Mar , 2018  

Languedoc. Even the name conjures up images of a relaxed pace of life, of great food, great wine and great company, all under the Mediterranean sun. When most of us think of Languedoc, it is of rural life in the hills, but we want to take you beyond that, we want you to explore everything […]

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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 […]