Discovery, Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Jane

27 Apr , 2017  

Meet the Team Thursday | Macs Adventure

On Thursdays we learn a bit about the people who work here at Macs Adventure. This week we meet Jane an adventurous Aussie with a fear of spiders – no wonder she left Oz – and a beautiful story to tell of love, loss and remembrance.  Tell us a bit about what you do at […]

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Tips & advice, Walking

Where to walk in Southern Europe… for the best weather

26 Apr , 2017  

One of the top reasons for heading to Southern Europe for a walking holiday is for warm and sunny weather. Of course, the weather can never be accurately predicted months in advance, but there are some comforting averages that give people the confidence to book a trip. While some people like the conditions to be […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Discovery

Adventure of the Week – Hidden Mallorca Cycling

26 Apr , 2017  

Hidden Mallorca Cycling | Macs Adventure

With the Mallorca 312 Sportive cycling event taking place on Saturday 29th April, it’s time to saddle up and get ready to see Mallorca by bike. Cycle friendly roads, 300 days of sunshine a year and fluffy pastries to keep you pedaling, Mallorca offers far more than just beaches. In a Nutshell Distance 6 day […]

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Cycling, Health & Fitness, Kit Guide, Tips & advice

5 Tips for Cycling in the Rain

21 Apr , 2017  

Cycling in the Rain | Macs Adventure

Like many of us in the Macs Adventure office, you might be feeling inspired by the upcoming Tour de Yorkshire. This is the year you will get out on the bike more often right? You’ve taken advantage of your company’s Cycle to Work scheme and invested in a new bike that you’re going to get the […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Discovery

Adventure of the Week – Windermere on Two Wheels

19 Apr , 2017  

Sunset over Lake Windermere on the Windermere on Two Wheels Cycling Tour | Macs Adventure

With the Tour de Yorkshire 2017 starting on the 28th of April, this week we celebrate English cycling by taking a look at a tour that explores one of the most picturesque areas in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria – Lake Windermere. The Location Macs Adventure’s Windermere on Two Wheels self-guided cycling tour explores the area around […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

18 things to know about the Tour de Yorkshire

17 Apr , 2017  

Tour de Yorkshire | Macs Adventure

The popular Tour de Yorkshire returns to the north of England this month with plenty of fantastic spectator opportunities. Here are some of the things you might like to know about the cycling event. 1 The Tour de Yorkshire takes place over three days from April 28 to 30, 2017. 2 The event is for […]

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Camino, Walking

Highlight route: Camino Portugués

13 Apr , 2017  

Camino Portugues | Macs Adventure

European pilgrimage walking holidays are popular, which means they can be busy at the height of the season. There are, however, routes that are less travelled, such as the Camino Portugués (or Portuguese Camino). No less inspiring than other busier pilgrimage routes, the Camino Portugués, leaves the vibrant capital city of Lisbon to head north […]

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Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Meghan

13 Apr , 2017  

John Muir Statue in Yosemite National Park | Macs Adventure

The team here at Macs Adventure continues to grow, yup, this is a company that not only goes places but is going places too…keep an eye on the careers pages on our website for current vacancies.  Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I help the finance department with whatever they […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Sintra Coastal & Heritage Trails

12 Apr , 2017  

Walking in Sintra | Macs Adventure

Discover the historic delights of Sintra, the UNESCO World Heritage Site that sits in the foothills of the Sintra Mountains where Moorish- and Manueline-style architecture comes together to form the impressive Sintra National Palace. Our Adventure of the Week, Sintra Coastal & Heritage Trails follows stunning inland and coastal trails through the Sintra-Cascais National Park. […]

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Camino, Discovery, Walking, West Highland Way

Seven Holidays for a 2017 Bucket List

7 Apr , 2017  

Many people have a bucket list of places to see and holidays to take. Whether you write it down in an important place or maintain it in your head, the chances are you move places around every so often to accommodate new ideas and suggestions. Here we reveal some of our top 2017-bucket list walking holidays. The […]

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Adventure of the Week, Camino, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Full Camino: St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago

6 Apr , 2017  

There are a few pilgrimage trails that are known the world over – the Kumano Kodo in Japan or the Inca Trail in Peru are notable examples – but in terms of notoriety and popularity the Camino de Santiago is the king of the pilgrimage trails. Read on to learn more about the full Camino de […]

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Macs Adventure

Escalator to be Installed at the Devil’s Staircase in 2019 – West Highland Way News

1 Apr , 2017  

The Devil’s Staircase is a notoriously steep and rocky section of the West Highland Way between Glen Coe and Kinlochleven, crossing the Aonach Eagach ridge. The name is pretty foreboding, but as many of our team will testify it’s not as bad as it sounds! A challenge, yes, but a really superb “I’ve made it” moment and […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

6 Great Cycling Holidays – Something to Suit Every Cyclist

31 Mar , 2017  

The world looks better from the seat of a bicycle. There’s no better way to watch the world go by than gliding along on two wheels, and travel experiences don’t get much better. If the 200th birthday of the bike in 2017 isn’t enough inspiration for you to get on that saddle, the Macs Bike […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice

Why the Danube is great for first-time cycling holidays

30 Mar , 2017  

The River Danube traces a route of some 1800 miles through the heart of Europe via the countries of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. On the banks of this beautiful and winding river is the popular Danube Cycle Path. It’s a great destination for people who are new to cycling abroad or to cycling […]