Macs Adventure, News, Staff

Officially a “Best Company”! Best Companies Award 2018

9 Feb , 2018  

More of those values we hold dear.

Macs Adventure has been given a 1* accreditation by workplace engagement specialist body Best Companies, placing it as one of the best places to work in the UK! Few companies achieve accreditation in their first year of entering the national survey, so we’re thrilled with the results, which bench-marked Macs Adventure across 8 key areas; […]

Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

3 Takeaways from My Self-Guided Tour du Mont Blanc

7 Feb , 2018  

Toddler being carried through mountain valley.

Hiking in the Alps always seemed like a far-flung dream to my wife, Kelly, and I. New jobs, a cross-country move, and the birth of our son always seemed to put that dream just out of reach. When I started working at Macs, however, I realized there was no reason to put off the trip […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

Seeing it All: Scotland and the West Highland Way

2 Feb , 2018  

Chase Marston on the West Highland Way

Scotland is truly a nation of plenty, and the West Highland Way is the perfect way to experience its staggering beauty. Despite being smaller than the state of Maine, Scotland packs a disproportionate amount of rich history, dramatic geological features, rugged stretches of coastline, and engaging tradition (not to mention whisky) within its borders. From […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

4 Foods You’ll Eat on the Camino

26 Jan , 2018  

Enjoying coffee on the Camino Frances.

Food is usually one of my favorite parts of a walking tour. On the Final Stage of the Camino Frances, I got more than I bargained for with culinary treats that still have my mouth watering. Scrap those packed lunches and get those taste buds ready for some delicious Galician cuisine! Once you start walking […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

3 Reasons to go Self-Guided in England

18 Jan , 2018  

Selfie at the end of my self-guided Cotswold Way.

This past fall, I discovered the sweet spot between structure and spontaneity. After working at Macs Adventure for a few months, I embarked on my first self-guided tour to learn why this style of travel offers the richest experience to travelers. My adventure took place on undeniably beautiful Cotswold Way in south central England. I’d […]

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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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Macs Adventure, News, Staff

My New Year’s Resolutions, and 5 Inspiring Adventures for 2018!

21 Dec , 2017  

Lis in Cornwall

December is a great time to reflect on what you have achieved over the past year. However, it is also an excellent time to look ahead and decide on what you’d like to achieve in 2018. New Year’s Resolutions, of course, are a good way to set some goals for yourself. Perhaps you’d like to […]


Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

Kinga shares all the inspiration you need for a Scandinavian adventure

22 Nov , 2017  

Kinga admires the views at Preikstolen

Originally from Hungary, I was lucky enough to live in Denmark, Sweden and Norway for a total of 4 years, where my passion and love for Scandinavia developed! During my time there, I visited many destinations, but due to the vast size of these countries there is still so much for me to discover. Although Norway, […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure, Staff

Cycling Pisa to Florence: Perfect for Solo Cyclists

13 Sep , 2017  

I undertook my first Macs trips as a Solo Traveller this year which I was really looking forward to.  As much as I love travelling with my boyfriend, and friends I enjoy the freedom of travelling alone, as well as the opportunity to leave your comfort zone and create your own journey. I started with […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

My Top 5 Coastal Walks in the UK

29 Aug , 2017  

st ives, cornwall

Everyone at Macs Adventure gets the opportunity to head out onto the trails and test out our trips. We go to make sure the directions and route notes are correct, that the accommodation we use is clean, comfy and friendly and most importantly, we get a break from the office, to connect to nature and […]

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