Author Archives: OTG Team

OTG Team

About OTG Team

We're an international team of travellers - based all over the world - London, Brisbane, Vancouver, New York, Johannesburg, Cairo, Auckland, Sydney .... and a few more! We're English, Australian, Indian, Canadian, Polish, Czech, South African and New Zealanders too .... And we travel the world - a lot! Be it for work, pleasure - or often both - our collective travel experiences are extensive ... and through our blog, we are now able to share all our adventures and insights with you. We hope you enjoy our posts!

Photo Showcase – Top 10 things to do in Iceland

  Great news – we’ve launched a brand new destination and you can now discover the natural beauty of Iceland and the incredible Northern Lights with us. This Nordic country may be one of the most sparsely populated places on earth, but … Continue reading

Posted in Photo Showcase | Tagged | Leave a comment

From past to present in Beijing

  Looking to do something a little different in Beijing? Our own Ann Amies recently returned from China and having visited a few times before, she decided to try something new – learning how to prepare authentic Chinese dumplings in a … Continue reading

Posted in News Tips and Trivia | Tagged | Leave a comment

Video of the Week – Passage to Petra

  Last week we featured a wonderful short film put together by freelance videographer Andrew Kirkby when he travelled to Egypt with us. But he did not stop there! Andrew continued his adventure by heading to The Hashmite Kingdom of … Continue reading

Posted in Video of the Week | Tagged | Leave a comment

Photo Showcase – Hanoi to Angkor Wat

  In July our own Penny Moody spent two weeks journeying through Southeast Asia on our 15 day Journey to Angkor Wat tour. In this week’s photo showcase she tells us about the highlights of her trip in Vietnam and … Continue reading

Posted in Photo Showcase | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Best places to visit in September

  The final part in our twelve part series on the best places to visit when. September is all about the magical Full Moon Festival in Vietnam, the bi-annual migration of the Berbers in Morocco, the archaeological riches of Jordan and … Continue reading

Posted in News Tips and Trivia | Leave a comment

Video of the Week – King Tutankhamen

  This week we’ve got one of our own videos to share with you. Having recently returned from our 9 day King Tutankhamen tour in Egypt, freelance videographer Andrew Kirkby has put together this wonderful short film, showcasing exactly what it is like … Continue reading

Posted in Video of the Week | Tagged | Leave a comment

Photo Showcase – First impressions of India

  Our very own Kate Filer recently experienced India for the first time when she travelled on our 8 day Taj Traveller tour in April. In this week’s photo showcase Kate shares her own time in India and recommends her … Continue reading

Posted in Photo Showcase | Tagged | Leave a comment

A walk around the People’s Park in Chengdu

  In the centre of Chengdu lies the People’s Park. An expanse of trees and open spaces for, as the name suggests, the people to enjoy. Our own Ann Amies takes an afternoon stroll here enjoying a pleasant relief from incessant … Continue reading

Posted in News Tips and Trivia | Tagged | Leave a comment

Video of the Week – Inspired by India

  We are feeling inspired by India this week. By children flying kites over a hazy city below. Locals washing their clothes in a river while catching up with friends. The colour pop of a sari as it quickly disappears behind … Continue reading

Posted in Video of the Week | Tagged | Leave a comment

Photo Showcase – Victoria Falls to Johannesburg

  In March our own Mike Quinto travelled to Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa over the course of our 12 day Falls to Jo’burg tour. From the stunning Victoria Falls and walking with lions, to taking a mekoro ride down … Continue reading

Posted in Photo Showcase | Tagged | Leave a comment