Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Where are the Lofoten Islands?

10 Jun , 2019  

At 68° N, the Lofoten Islands are well within the Arctic Circle and form Norway’s largest island archipelago jutting out from the mainland over 1350 km north of Oslo. Despite their far-flung frontier feel the Lofoten Islands are well-connected to the Norwegian mainland by ferry and daily flights from Oslo (via Bodø ). The adventure […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The Glen Affric Trail

5 Jun , 2019  

While we all ponder the damage we are doing to the environment and think of ways to make things better, there is a place in Scotland that has been trying to press the reset switch since the 1960s. It has long been known as one of the most beautiful places in Scotland, but great strides […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

The Cleveland Way turns 50

4 Jun , 2019  

When Macs Adventure first began in 2003, there were a couple of walking routes that we launched with. The West Highland Way and Hadrian’s Wall Path were the ones we originally sold, but very quickly we decided to expand our product range in both Scotland and England and one of the very first trips was […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Tuscany: Pisa to Florence Cycling

29 May , 2019  

There are some parts of the world where there is such a concentration of beauty that it is almost unfair to the rest of us. Try cramming rolling hills, vineyards, hilltop villages and some of the most iconic architecture in the world into a small area and you have Tuscany in Italy. The best way […]

Adventure of the Week, Bike & Boat, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Croatia Bike & Boat: Southern Island Hopping

22 May , 2019  

Much of this year’s Bike & Boat allocation may be gone, but there are still a couple of hidden gems available for this summer. All over Europe, there are hidden corners of paradise just waiting to be explored/relaxed in. A lot of the Mediterranean coastline has these sparkling little hideaways, where you can sit by […]

Discovery, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

New Zealand Travel Tips

20 May , 2019  

New Zealand is the place to admire unspoiled natural wonders, explore adventure-filled cities and soak up the relaxed culture and slow pace of life. Travelling that far afield a trip to NZ is often part of a much larger trip.  There is a lot to fit into 2-3 weeks so it can be over-whelming. Here’s […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: France Bike & Boat: Paris to Champagne

15 May , 2019  

For the most part, we can get any of our trips for you, whenever it suits you to go. Flexibility and making the trips completely your own are part of our company makeup, something we are very happy to be able to do. However, there are a couple of trips with extremely limited availability, small […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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