Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Classic Walks of Gran Paradiso

21 Aug , 2019  

Alpine mountain trails arguably provide the greatest scenery. With the extra effort of walking up there, you are generally rewarded with a little bit more in the scenery department. However, often with this amazing scenery comes extra people, all wishing to bask in the glorious surroundings. Wouldn’t it be lovely to find a quieter part […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Queen Charlotte Track

24 Jul , 2019  

Hikers on the Queen Charlotte Track, New Zealand

New Zealand is a country on every adventure-seeker’s agenda. The Queen Charlotte Track is a walk of unsurpassed coastal beauty, in one of the most scenic countries in the world. This trek above the Marlborough Sounds is picturesque beyond belief. From the first day, when you will arrive by boat to Ship Cove to begin […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The GR5 Trail

27 Jun , 2019  

There are a few treks in the world that get all the good press and deservedly so. However, this does make the popularity of these treks skyrocket, but behind every great trek, there is a lovely alternative or two and this week we are going to focus on one of these. So, if you have […]

Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Gran Paradiso National Park – the quiet side of the Alps

12 Mar , 2019  

Getting away from it all in the Alps can sometimes seem harder than it should. While we love the buzz and activity of popular mountain destinations like Chamonix, there is something to be said for finding a quiet hiking trail in the Alps. If this is what you are looking for, The Gran Paradiso National […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Trekking

International Women’s Day 2019: Our Greatest Travel Achievements

7 Mar , 2019  

Have you ever thought of travelling alone but there’s something holding you back? Solo female travel is on the rise and we are delighted. As much as we love travelling with loved ones getting out there on your own is a completely different experience. Today we are celebrating our adventurous female explorers at Macs Adventure. […]

Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

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

26 Sep , 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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Macs Adventure, Trekking

The Ultimate Trekking Year?

6 Sep , 2018  

The World’s Best Treks by Month If you had a year to take on the best treks in the World. Where would you go? What would you do? Here is my list of the world’s best treks by month. So if you are looking for inspiration for a year or just a month here is […]

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Culture & History, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Nepal Stories: the Faces Among the Mountains

8 Jun , 2018  

Nepal is known as the land of giants. Where the adventurous come to conquer mountains, which include the highest in the world, the mighty Himalayas. While the draw of raw adventure, challenging peaks and personal accomplishments bring travellers here, they often leave talking about the locals who walk among the mountains. Go beyond the guidebooks […]

Adventure of the Week, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Annapurna Foothills: Trekking in Style

6 Jun , 2018  

Nepal. It is the big, scary place to walk.  It is Mt Everest, Manaslu, Mera Peak.  It is altitude, long hard days, nights wrapped in tents. All of these things offer amazing rewards, but not everyone might be up for some hardcore trekking in Nepal. So, it is Macs Adventure to the rescue, with some […]

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Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Tour du Mont Blanc – Latest Updates on 2018 Conditions

14 May , 2018  

The Mont Blanc Massif

As you may be aware, the Alps have had almost unprecedented levels of snow this past winter. As a result, we are fairly certain that a considerable amount of snow will remain on the high passes of the Tour du Mont Blanc until the end of June 2018, and quite possibly through July and August. […]