Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Discovering Lofoten

24 Jun , 2019  

Now in my fourth year at Macs Adventure, I’m lucky enough to have travelled to many beautiful places in Europe writing route notes for our self-guided adventures. However, when my partner, Craig, and I journeyed to the Lofoten Islands the landscape of this Arctic archipelago struck us as utterly different to anything we’d ever seen […]

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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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Friluftsliv: A Norwegian Philosophy

16 Apr , 2019  

Time spent in nature is considered to be extremely important in Norway. This becomes apparent when walking on a Norwegian trail where you will regularly receive a cheerful ‘hei-hei’ from a diverse range of people; from city dwellers to locals both young and old. This ingrained appreciation of, and curiosity in the outdoors is encouraged from an early age and cited as […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

5 Insider Tips for Adventuring in Norway

18 Oct , 2018  

In June of this year, my partner and I were lucky enough to do a FAM trip in Norway before the season started to make sure everything ran smoothly as possible for our clients in the 2018 season Firstly, I can confirm what you probably already know…. Norway is Beautiful. Hiking in Norway is a […]

Drive & hike, Walking

Why a Hiking Holiday in Norway is a Must for All Adventure-Seekers

23 May , 2017  

Kinga hiking in Norway

Hiking in Norway is a truly unique experience; with its spectacular nature, fjords and the remote but jaw-dropping scenes. Due to the vast size of the country and the large uninhabited territories, when travelling at any time outside peak holiday season,  Norway will give you that great remote feeling which many of us are looking for. Having […]

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Discovery, Walking

Route Notes: Scandi Cool

20 Jan , 2017  

Route Notes is our interactive online magazine and features advice, opinion and customer stories designed to instil active travel inspiration for walkers, cyclists and adventurous minds. The following is an excerpt from an article that takes a closer look at Scandinavia as a holiday destination.    Scandinavia is a destination that is often overlooked in […]

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Walk of the Week, Walking

Walk of the Week: Walking the Sognefjord

29 Dec , 2016  

In a country full of fjords the Sognefjord is the longest and deepest. Stretching 205 kilometres inland from the North Sea, the Sognefjord is known in Norway as the ‘king of fjords’. The scenery here is varied, but mostly rugged; at some points steep cliffs rise to heights over 1000 metres on either side, at others the […]

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