Along with the man-made monuments and natural wonders, the endemic wildlife of a region are truly special. Sustainable tourism ensures that the people and places we visit benefit directly from tourism.

The Wild Tiger Challenge: Promote the cause!

We’ve teamed up with online conservation initiative Tiger Nation for the launch of the ‘Wild Tiger Challenge’ a custom-built app on Facebook which raises the profile of India’s tigers and tiger conservation in India. Read on to find out more! … Continue reading

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Desert Palaces & the Holy Ganges – on tour in India

Sarah is another travel-nut from the On The Go Tours team, who recently travelled to India. Read about her adventures in her photo blog.

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Sri Lanka’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Part 2

We’re back in Sri Lanka today for part 2 of our series on the little island’s many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 5. The Sacred City of Anuradhapura Established around a sacred tree which is believed to have been planted here … Continue reading

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12 top travel destinations to see in 2013 – Part 1

As 2012 winds to a close we take a look at our pick of places to visit in 2013. Where do you think 2013 will take you? 1. Southern Africa An enormous region with a diversity that’s hard to match, … Continue reading

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Tracking the Little Five in Africa

Elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard. The Big Five of Africa. Everyone’s always going on about them – and perhaps rightly so as they’re impressive animals. Seeing them in the flesh is an unforgettable experience, definitely something to boast about back home. Smaller in stature … 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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Top 10 facts about the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon is synonymous with Central and South America – it’s the largest of the rainforests, supporting a huge number of plants and animals and hugely important to our own survival. Taking up most of the Amazon Basin, the Amazon … Continue reading

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Iguazú Falls

Straddling the border between Argentina and Brazil, the Iguazú River tumbles down the Paraná Plateau, forming some 275 waterfalls in the process. The name, Iguazú, literally means “big water” and this place certainly lives up to the name. Even the … Continue reading

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A journey through Africa – Volume 2

After last week’s journey through East Africa, we’re continuing our photographic journey through the continent. See more of the diverse and beautiful landscapes of Africa as we journey South. See these incredible landscapes in person on our overland safaris.

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A journey through Africa – Volume 1

Africa is one of the most interesting continents to journey through. With incredibly diverse and beautiful landscapes, ancient cultures and fascinating wildlife to see, it’s a photographer’s dream. Join us as we take a photographical journey through the continent of … Continue reading

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