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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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Galapagos Islands Sail

18 Jul , 2018  

There are only a handful of sites around the world which are as important as they are beautiful.  Many discoveries of how the world or the universe works were conceived in laboratories, offices, libraries etc.  While still wonderful to visit, outside of the feeling that something amazing happened there, they are not particularly beautiful.  Cut […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

The Perfect Trip to Ecuador

18 Jul , 2018  

Alec in Ecuador's Highlands

Exploring Cotopaxi, the Avenue of the Volcanoes, and Ecuador’s Highlands was a dream adventure for me. I work with a team who create such adventures every day, and when offered the opportunity to help build incredible trips to Ecuador, well, I didn’t have to be asked twice. So, I set off to fine tune the details […]

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Culture & History, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

A guide to exploring Poldark’s Cornwall

26 Jun , 2018  

Cornwall’s stunning coastline is a much-beloved walking destination among the Macs Adventure staff. When walking over the South West Coast Path (SWCP), you’ll encounter a variety of landscapes along the way such as countless hidden coves, high cliffs, quaint villages, and old Mining estates. No wonder then that this beautiful English area is the backdrop […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

Green Travel: A Guide to Travelling Responsibly

5 Jun , 2018  

Most people are aware of their responsibility towards the environment and their local community in their daily lives. But, then, when it comes to planning a holiday, excitement and aspirations can get in the way of thinking about environmental responsibilities. Green travel can be a tough nut to crack, but with a few simple tips, […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

The West Highland Escape – the perfect walking trip for beginners

4 May , 2018  

West Highland Way on the Devils Staircase

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 […]