Guest Bloggers

Hand-picked by us 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. We hope their quirky, informative, relevant posts keep our blog fresh and interesting to you all. If you have anything edgy and topical (and preferably travel-related!) that you’d like to blog about, contact us on blog@onthegotours.com.

Trekking with the Berbers of Morocco

In today’s guest post, journalist Hazel Southam treks into the mountains with the Berbers of Morocco, a traditional bi-annual journey between the Dades Valley and the High Atlas mountains. All photos courtesy of Clare Kendall. Souks, storytellers and snake charmers … Continue reading

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Shopping, eating and adventure in Morocco

This article was written by Alexandra, an enthusiastic traveller and blogger for Sky Park Secure who provide affordable Manchester Airport Parking. The beauty and culturally rich history of Morocco has been known to inspire many an artist and writer. Despite being … Continue reading

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Howard’s Way

Guest expert Wendy Gomersall visited Egypt, and the home of world-renowned archaeologist Howard Carter – the man who uncovered the tomb of the boy king Tutankhamen back in 1922. Imagine it – after years and years spent rummaging around in … Continue reading

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Amar Grover takes a train into the highlands of Sri Lanka……

I have a weakness for Raj-era things. In this attempted recreation or imitation of the homeland, Britain, they seem to become something else and not quite here or there. The passing of time simply does the rest. Take heading into … Continue reading

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Top 10 tips for travellers to India’s tiger reserves.

By Julian Matthews.  The Indian continent is recognised as one of the true natural wonders of the world. Travellers have been travelling to India for centuries to marvel at its astounding landscapes and mega biodiversity, a feast of charismatic animals, … Continue reading

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Guest post: Things to do in Madaba, Jordan.

Travel blogger Adam Groffman returns with more from the Kingdom of Jordan. The mosaic city of Madaba is most famous for its 6th century map of the Middle East, but Madaba is actually a surprisingly interesting city worth more than … Continue reading

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Exploring Jerash & Umm Qais

Travel blogger Adam Groffman travelled with us to Jordan late last year. Here’s his latest in his Jordan series, this time focussing on Jerash and Umm Qais. On the first full day of my Christmas in Petra tour, though we … Continue reading

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A hell of a ride – driving through the Atlas Mountains of Morocco

Buckle up! Today our resident expert Amar Grover writes about his adventures in the Atlas Mountains. According to what I feel is the best guide to Morocco (OK, it’s the Rough Guide and I’m probably on my 8th edition of … Continue reading

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Extra Time in… Vientiane

Ben Groundwater offers hints and tips for anyone with time to kill in the sleepy and often overlooked Southeast Asian city of Vientiane. Don’t listen to the naysayers. There’s a popular school of thought that says Vientiane is not much … Continue reading

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Honey and Vinegar

Resident expert and professional photographer Doug McKinlay will be leading our photography tour of Morocco later this year. Our gallery below features incredible photos and tales from Doug’s recent adventures in Morocco.

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