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The Far East is a fascinating region to explore, and China has some of the most famous landmarks on the planet, not least of which is the Great Wall. Explore the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square in Beijing, or see the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an. Delicious food, fascinating heritage, ancient history: China’s got it all.

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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Video of the Week – China Timelapse

It isn’t often that we get to peek inside Chinese cities, get a feel for them, see how these cities look and imagine what it would be like to explore them. So it is that we present our Video of … Continue reading

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The Confucius Festival in China

You would be forgiven for thinking that an event celebrating the birth of one of the greatest teachers, politicians and philosophers of all time might be a serious affair. However, the celebrations which still surround great thinker Confucius’s birthday could … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Our Top 10 World Wonders

When it comes to the Top 10 World Wonders, (or even ten top world wonders, not even the top ten) opinion is no doubt divided. But we’re sure no one can really disagree that these are some of the world’s … Continue reading

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The Hidden Gems of Beijing

  Beijing is an incredibly busy city, and in the midst of all the modern development it can be hard to know where to find remnants of China’s rich cultural past – without guidance that is. You don’t have to … Continue reading

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On The Go Tours wins at the 2012 British Travel Awards

It’s always gratifying to be congratulated for a job well done, and we’re proud to announce that On The Go Tours has been awarded Best Medium Tour Operator to East and Central Asia in the British Travel Awards! Today we’re going … Continue reading

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World Wonders: The Great Wall of China

An enduring symbol of Chinese military might and architectural ingenuity, The Great Wall is immediately recognisable as one of the most famous UNESCO World Heritage Sights.  Today we’ll be looking at where it came from, who built it, and why. … Continue reading

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Exploring the Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

There are few better ways to get an insight into China’s rich and varied history than taking a trip to the Forbidden City in the heart of Beijing. The vast ancient complex was built some 580 years ago and has … Continue reading

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James Bond Breakaways

Being a secret agent clearly has its perks. Obviously, there are the cars. Then there’s the gadgetry. Then there’s the expense account that will guarantee some memorable nights out. And of course there are the beautiful ladies. But as a … Continue reading

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