Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in La Gomera

11 Jul , 2018  

Crowded beaches crammed with families, a sea awash with giant unicorn lilos, pasty white skin, slowly turning brown as holidaymakers drowse off their hangover in the sun.  Arid, dusty landscapes and dry, harsh volcanic landscapes. Ok, this may be a slightly over the top description of what people think of when they picture the Canary […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Island Hopping – Naxos and Santorini

4 Jul , 2018  

Whatever we think we know, the Greeks knew it first. While they may not have had twitter, or cheese in a tube, they had pretty much everything else going on for them.  Their strength of mind and views on society are still entirely relevant to our modern society, over 2000 years later.  The Greeks were […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure

Napa Harvest Season: The best time to visit Napa Valley by bicycle

3 Jul , 2018  

Wine enjoyed in California

If tasting and riding to some of the world’s best wines and wineries right where they are grown and crafted doesn’t persuade you, read on for three more reasons to bike Napa Valley this fall. 1. Napa Valley fall colors. With a mix of roads combined to connect the dots from one charming town to […]

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Macs Adventure

Tips to Make the Most of the Wicklow Way

29 Jun , 2018  

Wicklow Way Day 4 Mucklagh Hut View over valley

My journey on Ireland’s oldest way-marked trail, the Wicklow Way, was one to remember. With some of the best views in Ireland, it’s a chance to enjoy the highlights of Dublin before experiencing the raw beauty and charm of rural Ireland, the contrast is both stark and wonderful! This popular trail takes around 8 days […]

Adventure of the Week, Health & Fitness, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking and Wellness in the Black Forest

27 Jun , 2018  

The Black Forest. Either it conjures up images of rich, unctuous, Kirch-laden cake, or some kind of spooky, witch-filled fairytale land of darkness.  Well, while you can find both of these things if you really try, much of the Black Forest region could not be further from this. The Black Forest is a place to […]

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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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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in Connemara

20 Jun , 2018  

Ireland. It conjures up such strong images of poetic beauty. Of simplicity, strong hearts and inquisitive minds and long, wild stretches of emerald countryside.  And while much of this is pure conjecture, there is a lot of truth to the stereotypical imagery we have of Ireland. Here at Macs Adventure, we are always looking for […]

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

Nepal Stories: the Faces Among the Mountains

8 Jun , 2018  

Nepal is known as the land of giants. Where the adventurous come to conquer mountains, which include the highest in the world, the mighty Himalayas. While the draw of raw adventure, challenging peaks and personal accomplishments bring travellers here, they often leave talking about the locals who walk among the mountains. Go beyond the guidebooks […]

Culture & History, Macs Adventure, Walking

Walking the Thames Path

1 Jun , 2018  

The Thames, Britain’s most iconic river begins at its rural source in the Cotswolds and finishes in the heart of London. Why should you walk this National Trail? For its contrasting landscapes The river passes through remote countryside, small villages, large towns and through the centre of London. Therefore, if you choose to walk the […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The Thames Path

30 May , 2018  

Trying to see everything a country has to offer in the space of one trip is pretty much impossible.  Everywhere has so much depth, history and highlights that you can’t quite do it all in one shot.  And while we are not going to turn around here and say that we have nailed this, we […]

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