Author Archives: Joe Harrod

Holi Festival tour in India

Every March in India and Nepal millions of Hindus flood the streets and squares of their villages, towns and cities for Holi, the festival of colour. As well as commemorating the story of Prahlada, who was protected from the flames … Continue reading

Posted in Festivals and Events, Photo Showcase | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Duruthu Perahera Festival – Colombo

By guest blogger Carla Dobson-Elliott. Just over 100km from the southern tip of India, Sri Lanka has a rich and diverse culture that is most in evidence during the island’s festivals.  The country is enjoying a huge surge in tourism … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Bloggers | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Video of the Week: InCUBAtion

Beautifully shot Cuba video, lots of great portraits and scenes in here!

Posted in Video of the Week | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Photo Showcase – Migration of the Berbers

On The Go is proud of our bi-annual trips to participate in the migration of the Berbers, either ascending (in May) or descending (in September) from the High Atlas into the Dades Valley. This five day trek protects families and … Continue reading

Posted in Photo Showcase | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Our very own Golden Ticket

Who’s hungry? In the On The Go office, there’s a saying. “Don’t let your fingers get too near the bloggers’ mouths.” We’re always starving. Our latest competition really hasn’t made matters any better. It’s a co-promotion with Unearthed Foods, a … Continue reading

Posted in News Tips and Trivia | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Video of the Week: Lonely Planet

So, Lonely Planet was in the news this week, changing hands for a lot of money or very little, depending how you look at it. Immediately there were reassuring noises from those involved about keeping the guides – and we … Continue reading

Posted in Excess Baggage, Video of the Week | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Off the beaten track in Jordan

It very often happens in this job. Customer jealousy, that is. We’ve set up an amazing adventure in the desert or the jungle – and now you lot are going! Meanwhile, we sit chained to our desks, dreaming of the … Continue reading

Posted in Hidden Gems | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Photo Showcase – Costa Rica

For nature lovers, sun worshippers, photographers, surfers and beach bums alike, Costa Rica is something of a paradise – and comparatively unspoilt. Large areas of the country are still covered in lush rainforest criss-crossed with inland waterways and stocked with … Continue reading

Posted in Photo Showcase | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Photo Showcase – Visit Cuba

Our first selection of photos from Cuba. No nightclub or carnival shots – yet! This handful of photos gives a small taste of the laid back charms of a visit to Cuba. Don’t be fooled though – underneath the beautifully … Continue reading

Posted in Excess Baggage, Photo Showcase | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Video of the Week: Beijing to Moscow by Train

Beijing to Ulaanbataar to Moscow. Over 7500 km of amazing scenery and life in one five minute video, beautifully shot with a fab Mongolian soundtrack. What’s not to love about this video? Makes us yearn to be back on rails!! … Continue reading

Posted in Video of the Week | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment