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Guest Bloggers

About Guest Bloggers

Guest bloggers are hand-picked by members of the On The Go team to give you a different perspective on the exciting world of travel. Our guest bloggers are editors, journalists, freelance writers, travellers and other members of the travel community, all submitting quirky, informative, relevant info to keep our blogs fresh and interesting to all you loyal followers. If you have anything edgy and topical (and preferably travel-related!) that you’d like to blog about, contact Pru (pru@onthegotours.com) or Matt (matt@onthegotours.com).

Top 5 destinations in India for foodies

  India is one of the world’s top destinations for experiencing a delightful food journey, says guest blogger Pawan Kotiyal. Today he shares with us his top five places in India to experience the country’s diverse range of delectable cuisines, from … Continue reading

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Extra time in Jordan

  While the bustling capital of Amman, vast red desert landscape of Wadi Rum and the once lost city of Petra are must-sees on any trip to Jordan, those with a bit more time on their hands can head off the … Continue reading

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Junk boats, rickshaws & bicycles

  In March this year, guest blogger Emma Drummond took some time out to embark on a foreign adventure. Touching down in Southeast Asia for the first time, she began her Very Vietnam tour. Ten days and ten new friends-from-across-the-globe later, she recollects … Continue reading

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Land of a Thousand Lakes

  Spanning the border between Russia and Finland, the region of Karelia covers more than 260,000 square kilometres. With its myriad shimmering lakes, roaring cascades and huge swathes of birch, pine and spruce forest, this is a geographically obscure yet … Continue reading

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Special ANZAC Gallery: The 10th Light Horse Regiment

  With the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli  just around the corner, we’ve got an incredible special photo gallery for you this week. Courtesy of the 10th Light Horse Historical Collection, this vintage selection of photographs offers a glimpse at what … Continue reading

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Great Wall, Warriors & Caves

  Whether it is the history of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, the picturesque surrounds of the Summer Palace, the sheer magnitude of the Great Wall, the exquisite detail of the Terracotta Warriors or the innumerable statues in the Longman … Continue reading

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Discovering Matusadona’s Intricate Lion Story

  Lions in Africa are on the losing side of an intensifying conflict with people. As the human population continues to increase and available natural habitat shrinks, wildlife and communities are being forced to cohabit, often within close proximity. Lions … Continue reading

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Stopping wildlife poachers in their tracks in Africa

  Lion, elephant and rhino – three of Africa’s majestic Big Five are all in increasing danger of extinction due to prevalence of wildlife poaching across the continent. The African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) tells us this week about … Continue reading

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Victoria Falls to Johannesburg – Part 2

  Last week travel agent Simon Pacey began telling us of his journey from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg, of high-wire adventures, walking with lions and cruising the Zambezi River. This week he continues his journey into Botswana for his first safari and a macorro cruise in the … Continue reading

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Victoria Falls to Johannesburg – Part 1

  “I have to begin by admitting that Africa was not a high priority on my travel list”, says travel agent Simon Pacey. “It was the kind of trip I was happy to put off until much later in life. … Continue reading

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