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

10 Top Tips for the West Highland Way

30 Jan , 2018  

When you undertake walking holidays in Scotland or indeed walking holidays anywhere it is always beneficial to have tips from the experts! So, here are my 10 top tips for a walking holiday along the West Highland Way: 1. Pack for inclement weather.  Walking the West Highland Way you will find that you are exposed […]

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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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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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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Eating and Drinking on the Tour du Mont Blanc

23 Jan , 2018  

For the most part, eating and drinking on the Tour du Mont Blanc is a pretty straightforward affair. With most of our trips, dinner is included each night, so there is little need to head out and scour the town for a decent restaurant. The food on offer will differ in each accommodation and particularly if […]

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Kit Guide, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Packing List for the Tour du Mont Blanc

22 Jan , 2018  

A multi-day hike through three countries, high in the Alps can be a daunting prospect for those who love an organised suitcase! This advice and the packing list below should hopefully help you avoid panic packing an unnecessarily heavy bag and have you adventuring happy (and with everything you need). What Bag? You’ll need two […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Is the Via Francigena next on your adventure bucket list?

22 Jan , 2018  

  I had never heard of the “Via Francigena” before starting work at Macs. As an Italy enthusiast always looking for the next area to explore I couldn’t believe how little is written about this trail.  An 1800 km pilgrim trail from Canterbury to Rome, down through Switzerland, over the Alps via the Great St Bernard […]

Tips & advice, Walking

Which Tour du Mont Blanc Trip is Right For Me?

21 Jan , 2018  

The Tour du Mont Blanc is a bucket-list hike for many walkers and rightly so. The 170km tour, with 10km of ascent and descent, follows a stunningly scenic route around the Mont Blanc massif and through France, Italy and Switzerland.   Walkers hike between accommodations, and Macs Adventure offer baggage transfer each day to make […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

25 Frequently Asked Questions on the Tour du Mont Blanc

20 Jan , 2018  

Macs Adventure team on the Tour du Mont Blanc

Macs Adventure is the Tour du Mont Blanc, self-guided experts. We want to make sure that every customer travelling has all their questions answered before they go, so we have put together a compilation of the most frequently asked questions below.  If you cannot find the answer to your question below, you can always get […]

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