Journal

Our journal is a collection of travel stories from our international team. Read up about our destinations here and get a first-hand perspective on some of the joys of travelling to these regions. And for further details on our tours, please visit our website: http://www.onthegotours.com

The Petra Monastery

It was a hot summers day in Petra when we entered for our full day exploring. Our guide told us it was 1000 steps to the Monastery and we were determined to make it. It was a hot and long … Continue reading

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You can’t beat a felucca in Egypt

Sailing by felucca is a once in a lifetime adventure. It is definitely on the ‘must do’ list while in Egypt and one of the highlights of any Egypt tour! Lazing around in the sun while enjoying the Nile’s breeze … Continue reading

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Tips for travelling in Egypt

Egypt is one of the best destinations I have ever travelled to. Being on a tour in Egypt is definitely the way to go though. I have a friend who tried to travel there alone – he travels solo everywhere. … Continue reading

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Camping in Africa

The most important lesson I learnt when camping out in the wilds of Africa was not ‘the proper way to pitch my tent’, but to remember to zip up my tent when wandering off on a game walk/drive so that … Continue reading

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Tibetan Monks

My trip to Tibet and Lhasa would not have been complete without visiting the Sera Monastery. Just a short drive from the Potala Palace the Sera Monastery is a Traditional Tibetan Style Monastery and is one of the ‘great three’ … Continue reading

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Trekking by Camel through Jordan

I will admit the thought of four hours on a camel was a little daunting at first. As we set out from our camp at Wadi Rum for our camel trek, I was sceptical. It took us all a little … Continue reading

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Sultan Hassan Mosque

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa (religious school) in the heart of old Cairo. Sitting within the shadow of the imposing Citadel of Saladin, I would dare to say that this most strikingly … Continue reading

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China’s beaches

Nobody ever thinks about China for its beaches. There are, however, some good beaches in China if you want to take a break from the sweltering summer heat of Shanghai or Bejing. If that’s the case head down to Hainan … Continue reading

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Modelling in China

We happened to visit Beijing during the big celebration of 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China in October 2009. Plenty of Chinese people from rural areas were coming to Beijing to see the celebrations. Most … Continue reading

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Back in the USSR

Growing up I had only ever heard about Russia as the USSR and lets be honest there wasn’t much good to hear about for quite a while so when I was told a few years ago I had to go … Continue reading

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