Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Best time to visit New Zealand

6 Mar , 2019  

New Zealand’s rugged beauty and varied landscapes makes it a wonderful year-round destination.  Since it’s the Southern Hemisphere their seasons are a bit different from what we are used to.  Most people who visit New Zealand usually go during summer season, which is December through February. When it’s snowing in the UK it’s probably at […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

2 weeks in New Zealand – What Should I do?

1 Mar , 2019  

If you are visiting New Zealand for a two week holiday, how are you going to make sure you get the very best out of it? It is a great thing to want to head to a place and travel around, be free and explore, but can it be done in two weeks? From experience, […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Lakes and Mountains of Andorra

26 Feb , 2019  

Small is beautiful. While the vast beauty of the US or everchanging landscapes of Spain are great reasons to visit and discover, there is something to be said for visiting somewhere that is just pure, concentrated lovliness. A tiny dot on the border of France and Spain, Andorra is actually only the sixth smallest nation […]

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Peruvian food: Eat like a local

25 Feb , 2019  

Peru is a land of contrasts, from Machu Picchu and the Amazon rainforest to the vibrant city of Lima. The food is as colorful and diverse as the land which makes it a gastronomic delight. Lima has built quite a reputation for itself with some of its restaurants being awarded the best in the world. […]

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Adventure of the Week: Walking in Costa Almeria

20 Feb , 2019  

The Spanish coastline is quite famous for its two-weeks-in-the-sun resort towns. Such is the beauty of the coastline, the perfect summer weather, the great food, that pretty much the whole coastline has been developed to attract those looking for a relaxing or drunken escape to the sun. However, there is a dramatically beautiful part or […]

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Adventure of the Week: Cycle Parma to Bologna

13 Feb , 2019  

Adventuring in a new region or country always brings with it the joys of seeing new scenery, immersing yourself in a new culture and expanding your understanding of humanity a little. While this is all true, really we are all thinking about expanding our waistlines! We are on holiday after all. While most of our […]

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Valentines day | Enjoy a soak in Europe’s hot springs

13 Feb , 2019  

What’s more romantic than soaking in a hot steamy spring with your loved one? Rich in sulphur and an array of other minerals, the waters are considered to have endless health and beauty benefits. That aside, there’s nothing quite like the buzz from a dip in a thermal spring, especially after a long day’s hike! […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

How long does it take to walk the South West Coast Path?

4 Feb , 2019  

The South West Coast Path is a magificent route that takes you right around the coastlines of Sommerset, Exmoor, North and South Devon and Cornwall, totalling up a whopping 630 miles of walking trail. 630 miles is a fair distance, so just how long would it take to walk this? The first thing to note […]

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What Should I Pack for the South West Coast Path?

4 Feb , 2019  

HIker on the South West Coast Path

As far as British weather goes, the South West of England is one of the more meteorologically stable regions. While there is likely to be some rain while you are there, there is a better chance than most of getting some sunshine too, so packing for the South West Coast Path is reasonably straight forward. […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Eating and Drinking on the South West Coast Path

4 Feb , 2019  

The South West Coast Path takes you through four English counties all bursting with delightful regional produce.  In this guide, we will give you an overview of particular gastronomy to look out for and some guidance on where to eat when you are on the route. Before we get specific, we should point out that […]

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