History

The history of a region is deeply important to the conscientious traveller. At On The Go Tours we ensure that our travellers experience the sights of the region and also get a chance to experience the destination that they are visiting as much through the eyes of the locals as possible.

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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Life on the plains of Africa – Meet the Masai

Easily recognised by their bright red robes (known as shuka), elaborately beaded jewellery, and slender build, the Masai tribe of Kenya and northern Tanzania are a symbol of African culture and tradition. Along with Africa‘s other attractions – such as … 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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Inti Raymi – Festival of the Sun

Steeped in rich history stretching back many thousands of years, Peru has a wealth of treasures to discover – including the remarkable festival of Inti Raymi. Read on for details about Inti Raymi, Festival of the Sun. Inti Raymi dates … 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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Video of the Week – Peru, Empire of Hidden Treasures

With what is likely to be one of the world’s most dramatic and easily recognisable ancient ruins in the form of Machu Picchu, Peru is surely a top contender on the bucket lists of travellers across the world. This is … 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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Our Top 5 World Wonders of Sri Lanka

The ‘Teardrop Isle’ of Sri Lanka has a great deal to offer travellers – from stunning coastline and beaches to the lush green highlands of the interior, ancient cultures and delicious cuisine. Having been directly in the path of the … Continue reading

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Extra time in Saigon, Vietnam

Guest expert Clare Kendall shares photos and tips on things to do and places to see in the busy city of Saigon, Vietnam. Being pushed in a bath chair into a sea of oncoming motorbikes isn’t quite how I imagined my first … Continue reading

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