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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Cycling, Health & Fitness, Leisure Cycling, Tips & advice

How fit do I need to be for a cycling holiday?

5 Jan , 2018  

A cycling holiday can be as leisurely or full-on as you like, which means there are different fitness requirements for your trip of choice. General tips are that you should have spent some time on a bike – similar to the one you will be riding – before setting off on your cycling holiday. This […]

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Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

14 Essential Facts about Cycling Holidays

5 Jan , 2018  

Who are cycling holidays for? Cycling holidays are for everyone. There is no age barrier and no particularly strict fitness barriers. You could be relatively new to cycling, be a family with young children or someone returning to cycling in later life. Perhaps you’re already an accomplished cyclist, but you would like a holiday that […]

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Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Road Cycling, Tips & advice

E-bikes: Why it’s not cheating

5 Jan , 2018  

There’s a myth, most likely created by those that have never tried them, that e-biking is cheating. I disagree! Let me tell you why e-bikes are one of the best inventions of the 21st century. I love to ride my pedal-powered “ordinary” bike. It keeps me fit and offers an excellent form of transport for […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Which Grade of Cycling Holiday is for me?

29 Dec , 2017  

Taking your next holiday by bike is a wonderful idea, but a significant commitment and we want to make sure you choose the trip that is perfect for you.  The grade of the trip is a great place to start.  This determines how tough the trip is going to be as you don’t want to head […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure, News, Walking

Your 2018 Adventure Calendar

28 Dec , 2017  

2018 adventure goals

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 2018, to get the travel inspiration flowing […]

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