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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).

48 hours in Saint Petersburg

  Having recently returned from Russia after travelling on our 6 day Vodka Shot tour, travel writer and photographer Ngaire Ackerley tells us about her short but sweet 48 hours in St Petersburg, the City of the Tsars and Russia’s … Continue reading

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Thirteen is a lucky number for lion conservation in Africa

  It might be unlucky for some, but 13 is definitely a winning number for the lions of the Dambwa release pride in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in southern Zambia. Part of the African Lion and Environmental Research Trust’s (ALERT) … Continue reading

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The social glue that holds a successful pride together

Since 1975, the African lion population has decreased by an estimated 80-90%, and numbers continue to fall.  The African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) is working to conserve this iconic species before it is too late for the King … Continue reading

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China through the lens

  In this week’s photo showcase we take a look at China from behind the lens of Nigel Evans of Gower Travel Photography. With over 30 years of experience under his belt, Nigel has captured the true essence of China, from … Continue reading

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The Harbin Ice Festival

Every year thousands of people travel from near and far to marvel at the creations of the Harbin Ice Sculpture Festival in the Heilongjiang Province in north-eastern China, which has gained worldwide fame and recognition for its exquisite ice and … Continue reading

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Stopping in for a drink at the FCC in Phnom Penh

No trip to Phnom Penh’s bustling Riverside district would be complete without stopping for a drink at the iconic Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC). First time visitors would easily be forgiven for imagining the club sprang from Cambodia’s colonial era, but the … Continue reading

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Protecting new generations of the African Lion

Since 1975, the African lion population has decreased by an estimated 80-90%, and numbers continue to fall.  The African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) is working to conserve this iconic species before it is too late for the King … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Top 10 destinations for foodies

Travelling can offer so many satisfying experiences. You can learn about culture and history. You can explore a new destination and see views and landscapes like nowhere else. Along with that, you can also explore the world through the various … Continue reading

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An epic journey on the Trans-Siberian

Having recently returned from our 15 day Highway to China tour, Michael Rees tells us about his unforgettable train ride on the Trans-Siberian, travelling through seven time zones, across unique and varied landscapes, from Moscow to China’s bustling capital. Leaving … Continue reading

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Protecting the future generations of the African lion

Since 1975, the African lion population has decreased by an estimated 80-90%, and numbers continue to fall.  The African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) is working to conserve this iconic species before it is too late for the King … Continue reading

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