Macs Adventure

Erin’s Whisky Tasting Notes

18 May , 2018  

As a twenty-something female, I had (until very recently) never drunk more than the mandatory drop of whisky provided at Burns’ Night suppers.  I disregarded Scotland’s national drink as for a different generation, favouring instead craft beers and cheap wine. Then, while working briefly in a distillery and despite my better efforts, I acquired not […]

Adventure of the Week, Culture & History, Macs Adventure, Walk of the Week, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Speyside Whisky Trail

16 May , 2018  

May is a big month for lovers of a single malt,  May 19th is World Whisky Day. It may come as no surprise then that May is our busiest month for that fine combination of passions – walking, whisky, and the Scottish Highlands. That’s why this week, we’re looking towards the Speyside Whisky Trail for […]

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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. […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

10 benefits of spending time outdoors

14 May , 2018  

It doesn’t need to take long and you do not need to go far from home to enjoy the many benefits of getting outdoors. Studies show that just 30 minutes of walking or cycling each day in a green or open space, for example a park or local woodlands, can boost your physical and mental […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week – Moselle Cycle Path

9 May , 2018  

Exploring a region from the seat of a bike is exciting.  There is something special about propelling yourself along a route, bonding with your bike, so that after every stop you are eager to jump back on and get going again. But, it can be daunting for people who have not been on a bike […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

The West Highland Escape – the perfect walking trip for beginners

4 May , 2018  

Before we start… Before we start, I must tell you that before this trip I had never been on a walking tour before or walked 60 km in three days…so I was kind of scared and very excited at the same time when I found out that I was going on a trip to the […]

Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in Las Alpujarras

2 May , 2018   Gallery

One of the best sides of Spain is it’s peaceful, truly hidden and undiscovered side.  While it is always a pleasure to drop in on one of the country’s amazing cities, heading out to an authentic, tranquil and rural part of Spain is a joy, and I was lucky enough to do this trip and experience […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Prague to Dresden – Elbe Cycle Path

25 Apr , 2018  

If something wins a prize for being the best, you might take notice and think about checking it out. If something wins twice in a row, you are probably more inclined to look into it.  What if something wins 12 years in a row?  Probably a safe bet that it is well worth having a […]

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Macs Adventure

5 Great Reads for Those Who Love Adventure!

23 Apr , 2018  

Whilst it’s always important to pack a great book (or load your kindle/other bit of reading tech) when you head off on your travels, reading can also get you in the mood for adventures. Inspiring stories can motivate you to be your best self, to explore, to discover, and to re-assess your priorities. Here are […]

Adventure of the Week, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Across the Tyrolean Alps

18 Apr , 2018  

Time to get Alpine once again.  While we are breaking new ground, getting people out walking the Tour du Mont Blanc self-guided, it is not just this corner of the Alps that we are in love with. Our passion extends right along this rugged, jaw-droppingly beautiful range of mountains. The Alps transcend borders. Whether you […]

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