Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in La Gomera

11 Jul , 2018  

Crowded beaches crammed with families, a sea awash with giant unicorn lilos, pasty white skin, slowly turning brown as holidaymakers drowse off their hangover in the sun.  Arid, dusty landscapes and dry, harsh volcanic landscapes. Ok, this may be a slightly over the top description of what people think of when they picture the Canary […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Island Hopping – Naxos and Santorini

4 Jul , 2018  

Whatever we think we know, the Greeks knew it first. While they may not have had twitter, or cheese in a tube, they had pretty much everything else going on for them.  Their strength of mind and views on society are still entirely relevant to our modern society, over 2000 years later.  The Greeks were […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure

Napa Harvest Season: The best time to visit Napa Valley by bicycle

3 Jul , 2018  

Wine enjoyed in California

If tasting and riding to some of the world’s best wines and wineries right where they are grown and crafted doesn’t persuade you, read on for three more reasons to bike Napa Valley this fall. 1. Napa Valley fall colors. With a mix of roads combined to connect the dots from one charming town to […]

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Macs Adventure

Tips to Make the Most of the Wicklow Way

29 Jun , 2018  

Wicklow Way Day 4 Mucklagh Hut View over valley

My journey on Ireland’s oldest way-marked trail, the Wicklow Way, was one to remember. With some of the best views in Ireland, it’s a chance to enjoy the highlights of Dublin before experiencing the raw beauty and charm of rural Ireland, the contrast is both stark and wonderful! This popular trail takes around 8 days […]

Tips & advice, Walking

14 tips for walking in The Sun

28 Jun , 2018  

Many people enjoy a walking holiday somewhere sunny, but it’s important that you stay fit and healthy in the sunshine. Here are 14 tips for keeping cool and safe even when temperatures rise. Protect your skin. Wear a high SPF sunscreen and don’t forget the back of your neck, the tip of your ears and your […]

Adventure of the Week, Health & Fitness, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking and Wellness in the Black Forest

27 Jun , 2018  

The Black Forest. Either it conjures up images of rich, unctuous, Kirch-laden cake, or some kind of spooky, witch-filled fairytale land of darkness.  Well, while you can find both of these things if you really try, much of the Black Forest region could not be further from this. The Black Forest is a place to […]

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

A guide to exploring Poldark’s Cornwall

26 Jun , 2018  

Cornwall’s stunning coastline is a much-beloved walking destination among the Macs Adventure staff. When walking over the South West Coast Path (SWCP), you’ll encounter a variety of landscapes along the way such as countless hidden coves, high cliffs, quaint villages, and old Mining estates. No wonder then that this beautiful English area is the backdrop […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Walking in Connemara

20 Jun , 2018  

Ireland. It conjures up such strong images of poetic beauty. Of simplicity, strong hearts and inquisitive minds and long, wild stretches of emerald countryside.  And while much of this is pure conjecture, there is a lot of truth to the stereotypical imagery we have of Ireland. Here at Macs Adventure, we are always looking for […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Leisure Cycling

Adventure of the Week: Classic Cornwall Cycling

13 Jun , 2018  

With summer in the air, our minds turn to the seaside. While there are untold beauties hidden all around the coast of Britain, the real seaside capital of the UK is Cornwall. This ancient Celtic kingdom has a continental feel, a relaxed seaside pace of life.  However, there is so much more to Cornwall, SO […]

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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 […]