Macs Adventure, Walking

Great Glen Escape – Monster Hunting on Foot

16 Sep , 2019  

You’ll be hard-pressed to find something more quintessentially Scottish than the Loch Ness monster herself (I’ve always liked to think of it as a she!) so I was excited to hear that I’d be walking the high route of the Great Glen Way this summer.  Following the banks of Loch Ness, Scotland’s second-largest Loch and […]

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Macs Adventure

The Safari Less Travelled – A Rare Find?

9 Sep , 2019  

You are heading out in the direction of Holy Isle, your last leg on the splendid St Cuthbert’s Way walk. The early morning mist rises ahead of you, slowly burning off in the hazy sun. The slippery damp grass folds underfoot as you follow the trail between the dripping overhanging shrubs and dense verdant bushes, […]

Macs Adventure

Island Hopping in Scotland – The Macs Adventure Way

2 Sep , 2019  

As a keen cyclist, I was very excited to do the Scottish Island Hopscotch Trip!  Arran, Islay and Jura all offer a unique cycling experience with scenic routes, quiet roads, beautiful beaches and history to explore… not to mention, an abundance of Whisky Distilleries! We started our trip by getting the ferry from Ardrossan across […]

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Health & Fitness, Macs Adventure

How to avoid the perils associated with ticks?

30 Aug , 2019  

While I am a huge fan of all things wild and wonderful and tend to spend much of my walking time studying the fauna, there is one family of animals that I do tend to shy away from, the ticks! While all wildlife has its attractions, the fact that ticks pose dangerous health risks is […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Hiking in Style – You’re worth it!

26 Aug , 2019  

Last week I was lucky enough to go on our Walking the Catalan Coast in Style trip. There are not enough superlatives to describe this trip and for me, it was worth every penny. Each day exceeded our expectations! Most people associate the Costa Brava coast with high-rise hotels and stag and hen parties. However, […]

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Macs Adventure

5 Great Reads for Those Who Love Adventure!

26 Aug , 2019  

Whilst it’s always important to pack a great book (or load your kindle/other bit of reading tech) when you head off on your travels, reading can also get you in the mood for adventures. Inspiring stories can motivate you to be your best self, to explore, to discover, and to re-assess your priorities. Here are […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Classic Walks of Gran Paradiso

21 Aug , 2019  

Alpine mountain trails arguably provide the greatest scenery. With the extra effort of walking up there, you are generally rewarded with a little bit more in the scenery department. However, often with this amazing scenery comes extra people, all wishing to bask in the glorious surroundings. Wouldn’t it be lovely to find a quieter part […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure

Skye’s Clans, Clearances, Castles and … Cycling?

16 Aug , 2019  

The Isle of Skye has become increasingly popular in recent years and it’s no surprise why. The dramatic scenery is breath-taking, the coastal, winding roads are a wonder and the picturesque medieval castles are magical. While the famous, unpredictable weather has earned the largest island in the Inner Hebrides, the adage: The Misty Isle; Skye […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Nakasendo Trail, Tokyo, Kyoto, Mount Koya & Nara

14 Aug , 2019  

Some trips are a relaxing meander through town and country, taking in the sights at a slow pace, mindfulness in motion. There are others where we combine this with other components to really let you get to grips with what a country or region has to offer. While on this trip, there are portions of […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The West Highland Wahey

7 Aug , 2019  

This is a special edition of Adventure of the Week. Normally we try to paint a picture of one of our beautiful trips and if you are like, you are more than welcome to enquire further with one of our team. This week, we are showcasing a trip undertaken by the majority of the team […]

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