Macs Adventure, Walking

Walking the Thames Path from Henley-on-Thames to Windsor

7 Dec , 2018  

Being one of the most well-known rivers in the UK, the Thames Path is a spectacular choice for any walking holiday!  The banks are bustling with people and the water itself busy with boats and kayaks.  There is quite a buzz in and around the Thames and which has shaped the 184 miles stretch as […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure

Which Camino is for you? Our “just for fun” quiz

5 Dec , 2018  

Many people refer to the “French way“, the Camino Frances from St Jean Pied de Port on the French & Spanish border, as “the Camino”, but the Camino de Santiago is in fact a network of routes from all over Europe and beyond which lead to Santiago de Compostela. Try a fun quiz to find […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Swedish Lapland – Northern Lights Short Break

5 Dec , 2018  

While we love our technology and have built Macs Adventure around it, we are always seeking to moderate our use of it, to make sure that we connect to nature and reality as much as the online life we all lead.  For this reason, we love to seek out tours that send you to the […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

The Best Things to do in Connemara, Ireland > 3 Places You Must Visit

29 Nov , 2018  

Connemara is a remote area on the West Coast of Ireland that offers total tranquillity and much more relaxed pace of life. Add to this the stunning scenery and you have an area ripe for exploring. In the summer I had the chance to walk one of our new trips in Connemara and while the […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in the Pyrenees National Park

28 Nov , 2018  

There are parts of the world where nature rules, and often this goes hand in hand with people fearing to tread there. The border between France and Spain is dominated by the impressive Pyrenees mountain range, a place crossed by the epic GR10, a route with a fierce reputation that only the genuinely hardy ever […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The Ridgeway

21 Nov , 2018  

England is criss-crossed (and soon to be encircled) by National Trails. These are long-distance walking routes are deemed to showcase the very best scenery and history in England, and you can always be sure that the paths and signage will be maintained to a high level. There are currently 15 National Trails in England, from […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

5 Reasons to go walking in New Zealand

20 Nov , 2018  

New Zealand is a country of dreams. Known as the adventure capital of the world, the home of Lord of The Rings and an adventurer’s playground. It’s no surprise New Zealand is on everyone’s bucket list. As well as thrill seekers, those looking for an outdoor hiking experience also flock here. With some of the […]

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Cycling, Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Trail Running, Walking

Motivational tips to stay active in the winter

20 Nov , 2018  

Walking, cycling and running are always more comfortable in the spring and summer thanks to warmer and drier weather. But come the darker, damper and duller days of winter, it can be hard to motivate yourself to go outdoors. But staying indoors, out of the sunlight, for too long is not good for your health. […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Seven Things you Should Know About Walking the Kungsleden

1 Nov , 2018  

I was lucky enough to be travelling to Swedish Lapland to embark on an 8-day journey through Europe’s last great wilderness. Trekking through remote landscapes above the vast Arctic Circle and staying in simple, traditional mountain huts in spectacular settings. The Kungsleden was listed as ‘one of the World’s Best Hikes’ and I don’t struggle […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Why the Speyside Way should be your First Walking Holiday

25 Oct , 2018  

The Speyside Way may not be your first thought when thinking about a long-distance walk in Scotland but it is one of Scotland’s Great Trails; stretching 65 miles from Buckie on the Moray Coast, to Aviemore on the edge of the Cairngorms. After walking the West Highland Way and experiencing its stunning Highland scenery I […]

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