Guest Bloggers

Our guest bloggers include journalists, bloggers and travellers who have enjoyed our tours – the one thing they all have in common is they love travel and have a great story to tell. If you would like to see your article posted on our blog, please contact us at blog@onthegotours.com

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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Video of the week – Incredible India

  Beautifully filmed by one of our very own travellers – Andrew Kirby, Incredible India tells the story of a young couple and their journey by railway across Northern India. The adventure spans from the majestic foothills of the Himalayas … Continue reading

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Giant Pandas – Part Two

Second part of our guest blog by Clare Kendall, freelance journalist and photographer We decided to forego the baby cuddling photo op in favour of a half day voluntary work. We prepared panda food, mucked out their cages and fed … Continue reading

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Giant Pandas – the Chengdu Research Base

Guest blog by Clare Kendall, freelance journalist and photographer I knew that baby pandas would be cute but nothing prepared me (a hardened journalist) for just how impossibly, unbearably, achingly cute they would be in the flesh (or rather fluff). … 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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The Aztec Empire of Teotihuacan – Mexico

By guest blogger Carla Dobson-Elliott. Mexico is a beautiful, welcoming and culturally fascinating nation whose appeal is often overshadowed by the rowdy coastal resorts such as Cancun and Tijuana. Beyond the tourist trail lies an ancient and endlessly fascinating country. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Exploring China’s Longmen Grottoes

Art galleries are not to everyone’s taste, but where do you go to get your culture fix if the likes of the Louvre and the Tate aren’t for you? Dotted all over the world there are amazing cultural sites out … Continue reading

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Walking the Great Wall of China

Join guest expert Amar Grover as he takes a walk along the serpentine Great Wall of China.  Its image sells wine, motorbikes and mobile phones. Well before space flight, it was even thought visible from the moon. It remains a … Continue reading

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