Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Scotland’s Great Trails

20 Jan , 2017  

The John Muir Way has been officially recognised as one of Scotland’s Great Trails (SGTs). The 134-mile route – which stretches across Scotland between Helensburgh in the west and Muir’s birthplace in Dunbar on the east coast – joins a stable of other celebrated Great Trails of Scotland, as listed by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Nine European foodie highlights

20 Jan , 2017  

Trying new foods and discovering the traditional dishes of different countries is a highlight for many holidaymakers. Fortunately, if you are on a walking or cycling holiday you can enjoy these meals guilt free because you will be burning extra calories with each day’s activity. We take you on a whistle-stop tour of some of […]

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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Macs Adventure, Meet the Team

Meet the Team Thursday – Rebecca

18 Jan , 2017  

Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I love to travel and experience new things so working within travel industry was always the path for me. Here at Macs I help people plan their next big adventure and it is always extremely rewarding hearing back from customers. Could you tell us […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week – Danube Bike & Boat: Passau to Vienna

18 Jan , 2017  

The Danube Bike and Boat: Passau to Vienna tour is a relaxed cycling tour along a route that meanders eastward passing through quaint towns and villages towards two of the Danube’s great and historical cities; Vienna and Bratislava. Cycling during the day and sailing on an authentic river boat at night allows you to enjoy the […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

2017 Adventure Inspiration

17 Jan , 2017  

Following the publication of the Guardian’s Hot List, a selection of global destinations that are expected to be popular in 2017, and Macs Adventure’s interactive magazine Route Notes Travel, we decided to take a closer look at 5 of 2017’s top destinations that can be explored via a walking or cycling tour.  1. St. Ives […]

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Cycling, Tips & advice

10 great trends in a 21st century cycling revolution

13 Jan , 2017  

Cycling has become far more popular in the 21st century with a wealth of exciting trends. We reveal some of the most notable changes. 1) There is no shame in being a MAMIL (a Middle Aged Man in Lycra). Indeed, these male cyclists represent one of the largest growth areas in cycling in the last […]

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Cycling, Discovery

Friday Quiz: Pedal Power

13 Jan , 2017  

Whether you are an experienced cyclist who has been on a cycling holiday in the past or are looking to do something a bit different in 2017, a cycling holiday is a great way to explore a destination. We have a range of cycling tours that vary in difficulty and focus. From culinary tours through wine […]

Macs Adventure, Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Lynsey

12 Jan , 2017  

1. Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I’m in admin support so I prepare all the necessary documentation for our clients and assist the team in whichever way I can. 2. Could you tell us a bit about the best adventure you have been on, what made it special? I travelled east […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week – Lake Constance & The Danube

11 Jan , 2017  

Continuing with our celebration of the bicentenary of the bicycle we take a closer look at a cycling tour that is predominantly set in southwest Germany, the same region that the inventor Karl Drais was from. The Lake Constance & The Danube cycling tour involves bike rides on two of Europe’s top cycle paths with stunning […]

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Cycling, Macs Bike, Tips & advice

How to prepare for your first road cycling holiday

10 Jan , 2017  

Cycling is fast growing in popularity, with many more people joining the revolution of recent years and using a bicycle as a mode of transport: whether for commuting to the office, to keep fit or for holiday tours. Macs Bike sell a range of cycling tours, from family friendly cycling holidays to mountain biking trips to road cycling […]

Macs Adventure

Hiking Adventure at Any Age: Taking up Long Distance Walking in Your 60’s

10 Jan , 2017  

Increasingly more and more walkers are finding the time to get into hiking in their retirement, and discover that there’s no better time to get back to nature and living out travel goals and adventure dreams. Graeme Fisher is one such walker. Graeme took on his first long distance trail in his late 60s and hasn’t looked back: […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

High Routes & Historic Sights – Graeme’s 2016 Great Glen Way Diary

10 Jan , 2017  

Great Glen Way High Route

Graeme walked Macs Adventure’s 8 night Great Glen Way itinerary with his friend John in September 2016, their second long distance trail together. He kindly shared a detailed day by day diary of the experience, highlighting (sometimes unexpected) points of interest along the way. Preparation & Travel We had to look at booking our travel […]

Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

Celebrating the Bicycle: 4 Cycling Holidays for 2017

9 Jan , 2017  

2017 marks the bicentenary of the bike and here at Macs Adventure we’ll always be grateful to the innovator who came up with the earliest incarnation of the bicycle. More recently, bicycles are getting comfier, Ebikes are readily available and cycling holidays are growing in popularity. We have built a range of itineraries for those looking for an […]

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