Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Why Provence is a walker’s paradise

23 Mar , 2018  

Town-to-town walking was a new concept to me prior to starting at Macs. My idea of adventuring had always been of a more mountainous nature. The Classic Provence town-to-town walking experience was a refreshing change of perspective for what traveling adventurously could mean.   The Luberon To drive in between the quaint hilltop towns, it […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Travel Guide for Hadrian’s Wall Path

22 Mar , 2018  

The Hadrian’s Wall Path is fairly easy to get to and from, however, we want to fill you in on all the details so that you have every question answered when it comes to the trip. Getting to Newcastle By Air If you are coming from outside of the UK, you will need to know […]

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Tips & advice, Walking

What to Pack for Walking Hadrian’s Wall Path

22 Mar , 2018  

The north of England, while utterly beautiful, is not well known for its predictable weather patterns. While sunshine can be a frequent visitor, often there can be rain in the same day (or same five minutes!) This is one of the reasons it can be difficult to know what to take for a walking holiday […]


Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Quiz: Which French Wine Region is for me?

21 Mar , 2018  

Many people want to take a trip to France, not just for the outstanding scenery, the varied and delicious food, the walking routes that are meticulously planned to take in some of the best scenery in the world and really explore how this country ticks.  No! Some people just want to go for the wine. […]

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Camino, Cycling, Discovery, Walking

La joie de vivre – 7 ways to experience France

20 Mar , 2018  

7 Ways to Experience France

There is no doubting the appeal of France among our customers – and the latest figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation underline the European country’s appeal. France is by far the world’s most visited country, recording 83.7 million visitors at the last count in 2014, and well above the second placed US with […]

Discovery, Walking

How to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

17 Mar , 2018  

St Patrick’s Day Today, March 17, is St Patrick’s Day. Let’s start with the who, hows and whys, so you know what it is that is being celebrated! St Patrick is claimed to be the patron saint of Ireland, and the saint who brought Christianity to Ireland. It’s thought he died on March 17 sometime […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The Beara Way

14 Mar , 2018  

Hidden away in the south-west of Ireland five fingers stretch out into the Atlantic. Each of those fingers provides an entirely pleasant walking experience. Everyone has heard of the classic walks, The Dingle Way and the Ring of Kerry, but there are others, hidden and glorious and today we are going to focus on one […]


Kit Guide, Mountain Biking, Walking, West Highland Way

All the most-asked questions on the West Highland Way

9 Mar , 2018  

The West Highland Way is acclaimed as the most walked long-distance trail in Scotland. It attracts about 85,000 people every year, of whom more than 30,000 walk the entire route. Despite being so popular it is still possible to walk for miles along the 96-mile route between Milngavie and Fort William and pass only a […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Across the Isle of Skye

28 Feb , 2018  

Broadford Bay Where

In the last couple of years, the Scottish Isle of Skye has gone crazy. Everyone seems to want to visit, but this is no surprise. The island is rich in wonder, with geography and geology that goes from jaw-dropping to completely bizarre. The island sells out of accommodation pretty quickly now and the main tourist […]


Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Inca Trail Permits: How do they work, and what if they sell out?

27 Feb , 2018  

Do I need a permit to walk the Inca Trail? Yes. If you are considering taking on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences), you will need to ensure that you have an Official Inca Trail Permit to walk the trail. The Peruvian authorities release a limited number of Inca Trail […]

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