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

Exploring historic Istanbul

 Heading to Turkey? Check out these tips on things to see and do when in Istanbul. Istanbul has a rich and varied history which has seen it being involved in major political, cultural and religious events for well over 2,000 … Continue reading

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Amar Grover visits Ait Benhaddou in Morocco

There’s one place in Morocco where you can follow in the footsteps of Jesus and Alexander the Great, Marco Polo and the Prince of Persia. Well, kind of….. It’s doubled as Sodom, Gomorrah and the Nile and, as you might … Continue reading

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Moscow – city of beautiful women

Liz Light takes a trip to magnificent Moscow and discovers the hotspots to see – and in which to be seen. Moscow; city of beautiful women.  I have never seen so many skinny, fashionably-dressed, perfectly-groomed young women in one place, … Continue reading

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200 years and counting…

By Matthew Teller It was cold, at the top of the mountain. Not quite sunset, but getting that way. A whirlpool wind was slicing around the crags, sucking at the withered, clinging trees. This was a place of the spirit, … Continue reading

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Hats off to Panama!

Guest expert Wendy Gomersall visits Panama and finds out about that most famous of shipping lanes, the Panama Canal. Have you ever been in a queue in, say, Tesco’s on a Saturday morning or the Severn Bridge into Wales on a … Continue reading

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Amar Grover pays homage to Kandy’s Temple of the Tooth….

Following on from our video earlier in the week featuring images from the fascinating Kandy Festival of Sri Lanka, here is a first-hand account from travel expert Amar Grover. Each summer, one of South Asia’s greatest spectacles unfolds on the … Continue reading

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Guest post – 5 Best Travel Apps of 2012

What would we do without our smart phones? Not only are they the lifeline to staying in touch with loved ones and friends – they offer applications for everything! Apps for travel are no exception, and if you’re looking to … Continue reading

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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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