Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Portofino, Cinque Terre and Portovenere

5 Sep , 2018  

Portofino

The world is full of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from ancient Greek temples to the Frey Bentos Factory in Uruguay, but you are unlikely to find any more colourful and vibrant than five little villages in Liguria. Less of a set trail, and more a collection of everything wonderful about life on foot, join up […]

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#MacsMoment, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure Moments 2018 (So Far!)

7 Aug , 2018  

Climbing the coastal path in Antrim

Travel inspiration can come from many places, but in particular seeing what like-minded adventure-seekers (just like you) are experiencing out there is the perfect spark for building dreams and exciting plans. Our #MacsMoment contest is about celebrating the moments (no matter how big or small) which join together to form unforgettable adventures and memories 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, 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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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Why Provence is a walker’s paradise

23 Mar , 2018  

Town-to-town walking was a new concept to me prior to starting at Macs. My idea of adventuring had always been of a more mountainous nature. The Classic Provence town-to-town walking experience was a refreshing change of perspective for what traveling adventurously could mean.   The Luberon To drive in between the quaint hilltop towns, it […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

3 Takeaways from My Self-Guided Tour du Mont Blanc

7 Feb , 2018  

Toddler being carried through mountain valley.

Hiking in the Alps always seemed like a far-flung dream to my wife, Kelly, and I. New jobs, a cross-country move, and the birth of our son always seemed to put that dream just out of reach. When I started working at Macs, however, I realized there was no reason to put off the trip […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

Seeing it All: Scotland and the West Highland Way

2 Feb , 2018  

Chase Marston on the West Highland Way

Scotland is truly a nation of plenty, and the West Highland Way is the perfect way to experience its staggering beauty. Despite being smaller than the state of Maine, Scotland packs a disproportionate amount of rich history, dramatic geological features, rugged stretches of coastline, and engaging tradition (not to mention whisky) within its borders. From […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

4 Foods You’ll Eat on the Camino

26 Jan , 2018  

Enjoying coffee on the Camino Frances.

Food is usually one of my favorite parts of a walking tour. On the Final Stage of the Camino Frances, I got more than I bargained for with culinary treats that still have my mouth watering. Scrap those packed lunches and get those taste buds ready for some delicious Galician cuisine! Once you start walking […]

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Tips & advice, Walking

Which Tour du Mont Blanc Trip is Right For Me?

21 Jan , 2018  

The Tour du Mont Blanc is a bucket-list hike for many walkers and rightly so. The 170km tour, with 10km of ascent and descent, follows a stunningly scenic route around the Mont Blanc massif and through France, Italy and Switzerland.   Walkers hike between accommodations, and Macs Adventure offer baggage transfer each day to make […]

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Tips & advice, Walking

Tour du Mont Blanc Travel Guide

20 Jan , 2018  

Travelling to take on the challenge of the Tour du Mont Blanc could not be more straightforward. Les Houches is the gateway to your Tour du Mont Blanc Experience and is easily accessible from nearby Geneva. Below is a simple list of how to get to and from your start/end points. Getting to Les Houches/from […]

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