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EGYPT ROUTE GUIDE | 13 DAY TRAVEL ITINERARY WITH ON THE GO TOURS

We have just finished up on one of the most epic adventures we have ever done – two weeks exploring Egypt! Since we were kids we had always dreamt of visiting this magical place. Learning about ancient Egypt, pharaohs and the Nile back in primary school helped spark our desire to travel – and here we are years later finally ticking off this major bucket list country. For this trip of a lifetime we decided to visit on a tour…

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Adventures Africa Destination Guides

SAILING ON THE NILE RIVER | 2 NIGHTS ONBOARD A FELUCCA

Something that has been at the top of our bucket list for years is to sail down the Nile River – and is now something we can tick off since our Egypt trip with On The Go Tours. A Nile Felucca cruise is the traditional way to experience river cruising here in Egypt, there really is no experience quite like it! Our sailing adventure was for 2 days – spending the day jumping in the Nile and taking it easy…

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TOP THINGS TO DO IN ASWAN, EGYPT

Aswan is one of the most beautiful cities in Egypt. Located in southern Egypt, it’s a great place to explore the countries incredible history away from the chaos of Cairo. During our 13 day adventure with On The Go Tours we headed down to Aswan to spend 2 days before our felucca journey on the Nile. Here is everything you need to know for a visit to Aswan here in Egypt. How to get to Aswan The Egyptian Railway is the most comfortable…

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GUIDE TO VISITING THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA IN EGYPT | EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

We’re in Egypt! We are so excited to be taking you all along on this two week adventure through Egypt with On The Go Tours . First stop… the Pyramids of Giza. Visiting the pyramids has been a bucket list moment of ours since we were kids. This is the only remaining wonder of the ancient world, and were built over 4000 years ago! Here is our guide on how to visit the Pyramids of Giza. How to get there? We…

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Destination Guides Middle East

TRYING STREET FOOD IN EGYPT

Bellies En-Route: Street Food Tour in Cairo Once we landed in Cairo the first thing we wanted to do was hit the streets and start trying some delicious food. We had heard amazing things about the Egyptian cuisine, but we had no idea where to start. After a little googling we found a food tour company called Bellies En-Route and decided to book them in – best decision we made during our time here in Cairo! For over 4 hours we…

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Adventures Destination Guides Europe

GERMANY FAIRY TALE ROAD TRIP GUIDE | ULTIMATE ONE WEEK TRAVEL ITINERARY

Ever wanted to visit Rapunzel’s tower, or see the cottage of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs? Maybe even spend a night in Sleeping Beauty’s castle? All of this and more is possible on a road trip along the German Fairy Tale Route, which stretches over 600 km (373 miles) from the town of Hanau all the way to Bremen. What is the Fairy Tale Route? Germany is famous for being the country where fairy tales where born all thanks to…

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Asia Destination Guides

HOW TO PLAN A PRIVATE & LUXURY INDOCHINA TOUR

Indochina has become one of the most fascinating destinations in Southeast Asia, and is definitely a great place to visit. Comprising of Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, the region known as Indochina caters for all types of tourists, from the simple backpackers that roam the nations to the luxury holidaymakers that stay in the best hotels, dine at the top restaurants, and travel by private vehicle everywhere. Planning private luxury Indochina tours is not too hard, since there are plenty of…

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Destination Guides Europe Hotels

STAYING IN A GERMAN CASTLE | HOTEL SCHLOSS WALDECK

Hotel Schloss Waldeck Our Germany Fairy Tale road trip would have not been completed without spending at least one night in a castle!  Perched 120 meters above the Edersee in the Kellerwald-Edersee National Park, the four-star Schloss Hotel Waldeck is the perfect place to stay when driving this German route. Waldeck Castle dates back to 11th century, lieing on a steep, wooded mountain, on the outskirts of town. Once the ancestral home and residence of the Counts of Waldeck, this beautiful…

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Destination Guides Europe

FRITZLAR, GERMANY | HIGHLIGHT ON OUR GERMAN FAIRY TALE ROAD TRIP

Fritzlar – The most beautiful medieval German town If you have been following along over on YouTube you may have seen that we are currently on a road trip through Germany on the famous Fairy Tale Route. We started in Berlin and have been making our way south, stopping off at a number of towns and locations that had an influence on the famous Brothers Grim book, Grimm’s Fairy Tales. This journey found us visiting the most beautiful medieval German…

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR A TIBET TRAIN JOURNEY

The Tibet Train journey from major Tibet-entry cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xining, Guangzhou, Xi’an is a pleasure. The services on the train which accompanies delicious food and lively locals are sure to keep you smiling. Not to forget the beautiful scenery of the mountains, rivers, and lakes while traveling a distance. You’ll not feel the long journey thanks to the comfort of the train. It’s always good to be prepared, and so here are a few things to prepare for…

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Destination Guides Europe

QUICK GUIDE TO QUEDLINBURG, GERMANY | CUTE MEDIEVAL GERMAN TOWN

A visit to the quaint town of Quedlinburg is like stepping into the pages of a child’s fairy tale storybook. Its narrow cobblestone streets are lined with over 1300 half-timbered houses, making it the town with the most half-timbered houses in the country! Back in 1994 the town was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and we can see why. It has had a colourful history going back as far as the 10th century when it was ruled by King…

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