Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

The West Highland Escape – the perfect walking trip for beginners

4 May , 2018  

Before we start… Before we start, I must tell you that before this trip I had never been on a walking tour before or walked 60 km in three days…so I was kind of scared and very excited at the same time when I found out that I was going on a trip to the […]

Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in Las Alpujarras

2 May , 2018   Gallery

One of the best sides of Spain is it’s peaceful, truly hidden and undiscovered side.  While it is always a pleasure to drop in on one of the country’s amazing cities, heading out to an authentic, tranquil and rural part of Spain is a joy, and I was lucky enough to do this trip and experience […]

Culture & History, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Puglia, Land of the Olive Tree

3 Apr , 2018  

Puglia Trulli Houses

Most people today understand that oil is a strategic commodity that requires infrastructure, investment and global markets. What we recognise as the petroleum industry has existed for only two centuries, but olive oil was produced by our earliest civilisations. The requirements for olive oil production mirror those of modern petroleum and to visit Puglia is […]

Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Why Provence is a walker’s paradise

23 Mar , 2018  

Town-to-town walking was a new concept to me prior to starting at Macs. My idea of adventuring had always been of a more mountainous nature. The Classic Provence town-to-town walking experience was a refreshing change of perspective for what traveling adventurously could mean.   The Luberon To drive in between the quaint hilltop towns, it […]

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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 […]

Discovery, Walking

How to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

17 Mar , 2018  

St Patrick’s Day Today, March 17, is St Patrick’s Day. Let’s start with the who, hows and whys, so you know what it is that is being celebrated! St Patrick is claimed to be the patron saint of Ireland, and the saint who brought Christianity to Ireland. It’s thought he died on March 17 sometime […]

Discovery, Walking

Highlights of the North Coast 500

21 Feb , 2018  

The North Coast 500 (NC500) route is Scotland’s answer to the famous American Route 66. Starting and finishing in Inverness, the route takes in just over 500 miles of fabulous north-west Scotland scenery and numerous attractions. The circular route can be completed clockwise or anti-clockwise and meanders through the counties of Caithness, Sutherland and Ross-shire. […]

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 […]

Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

20 interesting facts about Mont Blanc

26 Jan , 2018  

The sight of mighty Mont Blanc is breath-taking and many travellers are keen to see the stunning French mountain during a trip to the Alps. Walkers can complete on the famous Tour du Mont Blanc, a classic circuit of the Mont Blanc massif, while more experienced climbers may be keen to reach the summit. Here we […]

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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