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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!

Top 10 eco lodges in Costa Rica

There can be no argument that Costa Rica is the biodiversity capital of the world thanks to its abundance of national parks filled with thousands of acres of dazzling rainforest. Unfortunately, human activity is rapidly destroying these pockets of natural … Continue reading

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Istanbul, Roman ruins & hot air balloons

  In March our very own Nicola Comley journeyed to the border of Europe and Asia on our Turkey Unplugged group tour. In this week’s photo showcase she shares with us some of the highlights of her trip that she captured in film … Continue reading

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Cuba | A Visual Travel Diary

  With its colonial cities, stunning beaches and beautiful national parks, Cuba has remained a mystery for so long. Now opening its doors to travellers, the country once trapped in a time warp will inevitably change over the upcoming year. … Continue reading

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Five reasons to tour China

  Travel bloggers Lesley-Staum Lewis and Ryan Grant travelled to China on our Chinese Checkers tour. Although a well-travelled couple, exploring the world with their blog The Hello Series, they found the easiest and best way to travel around the China … Continue reading

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Watchtower of Turkey

  One thing regularly said about Turkey is its sheer diversity, something which often surprises its visitors. It is a destination filled with delicious exotic dishes, bustling lively markets, golden coastline along the Mediterranean sea and dramatic lunar landscapes. This incredible … Continue reading

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24 hours in Helsinki

  Whether visiting at the end of the year, wrapping up warm against the temperatures of minus four to walk the streets lined with festive Christmas lights, or in the summer and the balmy highs of 17 degrees, Helsinki is … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gathering of People

  With a population of 1.2 billion, India is a pretty crowded country. The Hindu Festival of Maha Kumbh Mela was always going to get an impressive turn out especially as only occurs once every 144 years. It was estimated that … Continue reading

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Feel Good Travel Photography Competition Finalists: Turkey Unplugged

  Last, but not least, we look at the entrants to our Turkey Unplugged category. Something we have loved most about this competition is seeing the many different ways travel makes people feel, whether interacting with a country’s local people and culture … Continue reading

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Feel Good Travel Photography Competition Finalists: Shere Khan

  For some Wednesday wanderlust, browse the finalists of our Shere Khan prize. We have some incredible trips up for grabs – visiting Peru’s Inca ruins before heading into Bolivia, taking a thrilling safari in Tanzania then relaxing on Zanzibar’s beaches, experiencing … Continue reading

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Feel Good Travel Photography Competition Finalists: Zebras & Zanzibar

  Today we are looking at the finalists for the Zebras & Zanzibar trip. The competition entries have been submitted by amateur photographers from all over the world, from the UK to Australia, Canada to India, the USA to Indonesia. Travel … Continue reading

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