Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

Wildlife on the West Highland Way

13 May , 2019  

When you are undertaking a walking holiday in Scotland, or indeed anywhere, one of the main attractions is the wildlife that may be encountered en route. The West Highland Way offers great scope to view and experience wildlife along its entire length and a little knowledge of what to expect can add an extra dimension […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Ultimate Swiss Alps

8 May , 2019  

Every country has opportunities to hike. From the rugged highlands of Scotland to the wizened deserts of Australia, there is always somewhere to head out and experience the wilds on foot. In some places it is all about maps and compasses, navigating your way along the path and in others, it is so incredibly well […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

Inca Trail VS Salkantay Trek

6 May , 2019  

Did you know there is more than one trail to reach Machu Pichu? The most popular route is the Inca Trail which allows you to walk in the steps of the ancient Incas. There is also the Salkantay Trek which has its own spectacles, the main one being the solitude and closeness to nature, since […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Burgundy Vineyard Trails

1 May , 2019  

The creation of wine is nothing short of magic. Taking the humble grape in all its various guises, which tastes like various forms of grape, and transforming it into a complex, multi-layered drink that changes flavour with time. It is wizardry of the highest form and there is arguably nowhere in the world where this […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Friluftsliv: A Norwegian Philosophy

16 Apr , 2019  

Time spent in nature is considered to be extremely important in Norway. This becomes apparent when walking on a Norwegian trail where you will regularly receive a cheerful ‘hei-hei’ from a diverse range of people; from city dwellers to locals both young and old. This ingrained appreciation of, and curiosity in the outdoors is encouraged from an early age and cited as […]

Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Via Francigena

10 Apr , 2019  

iew of Rome from Riserva Naturale di Monte Marion the Via Francigena.

The Via Francigena is an ancient pilgrimage route which, since medieval times, has connected Canterbury in the southeast of England to Rome. Macs Adventure’s take on the Via Francigena begins in the heart of the Alps on the Swiss border before taking pilgrims on an exhilarating tour through the unique Italian regions. With BBC2 currently […]

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Adventure of the Week, Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Camino de Santiago Final Stage – Sarria to Santiago

3 Apr , 2019  

Completion. Satisfaction. Sense of achievement. Many long distance walks provide these feelings. When you walk from one place with a destination in mind, then getting there and revelling in that achievement is a big part of the experience. If you want to have these feelings along with a bunch of strangers, many of whom are […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Hiking in Montenegro¬†– Explore Europe’s Hidden Hiking Gem

2 Apr , 2019  

Montenegro, the often missed gem of the Adriatic coast. Many people know of Croatia as a holiday and hiking destination, but few people have considered Montenegro. That is changing very quickly. With some of the best hiking in Europe along with incredible food, wine and rich history, Montenegro needs to be on your list. Oh, […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Top 20 Inca Trail Questions

2 Apr , 2019  

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the worlds great pilgrimages. The most recognised route is the three day hike from Piscaychucho to Machu Picchu following the road that Incan royalty would take to reach the ancient city. It is a route filled with wonder, camaraderie and filled with Incan archeological wonder. Taking […]

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Adventure of the Week, Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in Luxury

20 Mar , 2019  

An ancient, mystical city in the mountains of Peru, shrouded in cloud, only accessible by foot. It is the stuff of dreams, of childhood adventure. Who wouldn’t want to go? Well, the traditional route, three days walking and staying in tents is amazing, but not for everyone. However, there is an alternative, on an equally […]

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