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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).

Turkey’s answer to the Cote d’Azur

 The Bodrum Peninsula has long been a favourite destination for Turkish holidaymakers. Annabelle Thorpe, of 101 Holidays, explains what makes it special.  Next year it will be twenty years since my first visit to Turkey. In that time I’ve watched … Continue reading

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Photo showcase – India through the lens

Our new India brochure is hot off the press and packed with wonderful experiences highlighting the very best of this fascinating country.  In this week’s photo showcase take a look at India from behind the lens of Nigel Evans of … Continue reading

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How to travel to India with kids

Travelling with children may appear daunting at first, but here Editor of 101 Family Holidays William Gray tells us about his journey to India with his two nine-year old twins, and why sometimes venturing out of your comfort zone can … Continue reading

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The Economics of Tiger Tourism

What a year 2012 was … Nature tourism in India was banned last year for nearly four months.  Julian Matthews kindly gives us an update on developments of Tiger conservation over the last year and the key issues around Tiger … Continue reading

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A different side to Egypt …

Given Egypt’s location and long history, it truly is a fascinating mix of Arabian, African and European cultures. From modern resorts such as Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada, to the old city streets and markets of Cairo, Egypt has everything. … Continue reading

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Gallipoli – Coming Home

By John Stuart. John Stuart has kindly permitted us to share his poignant piece ‘Coming Home‘ with you all. We’re proud and privileged to publish these very evocative words on the eve of the 98th anniversary. John is  Australian writer living in … Continue reading

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Exploring the Golden Temple of Dambulla – Sri Lanka

The Golden Temple of Dambulla is situated in the central area of Sri Lanka and was named a World Heritage Site in 1991. The beautifully designed temple can be seen from afar as it stands 100-150m above the road and … Continue reading

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Exploring Chichen Itza – Mexico

Chichen Itza is the Mayan capital in the Yucatan region of Mexico and has been labelled a World Heritage Site. Its name, Chichen Itza, literally means ‘at the mouth of the well of Itza’. The heritage site hosts one of … Continue reading

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Extra time in Antigua, Guatemala

The beautiful city of Antigua is bordered by three volcanoes: Agua, Fuego and Acatenango. Its Spanish colonial-style architecture and cobbled streets provide fantastic photo opportunities at every corner. The city is world-renowned for its local crafts, from terracotta and ceramics … Continue reading

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Exploring the sacred city of Kandy

The sacred city of Kandy is the second largest in Sri Lanka, behind the capital Colombo. From an ancient indigenous kingdom to a British colonial outpost Kandy has a long and rich history. The UNESCO World Heritage city has had … Continue reading

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