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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!

On Sale: The Wonders of the World

  Oh, what a wonderful world! Louis Armstrong was spot on – it’s a wonderful world indeed and to us, it never ceases to amaze. Over the years many lists have been compiled to recognise some of the world’s most incredible … Continue reading

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Vineyards, gauchos & glaciers in Argentina

  Have some time to spare in Argentina? Whether you are a connoisseur of wine, fancy yourself a bit of a cowboy, are in search of an outdoor adventure or want to witness the passion of the tango – here is some inspiration … Continue reading

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Summer in Iceland

  While there is no denying the beauty of Iceland during winter – when the horizon is blanketed in snow, waterfalls freeze over, icebergs float in lagoons and the Northern Lights dance in the night sky, summer reveals a whole new look. As … Continue reading

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The world after dark

  Just because the sun sets, does not mean a city has gone to sleep. Rather it is after nightfall that a cityscape can really come to life as the streets fill with those celebrating the day’s end; lamps and neon signs … Continue reading

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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

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The Alaskan road trip

  Nicknamed the Last Frontier, Alaska is America‘s northern most state with everything from icy glaciers and volcanic valleys to lush rainforest and rugged sea cliffs. The perfect destination for nature lovers, here you can go trekking along mountain trails, hike across a … Continue reading

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Turkey Unplugged

  Turkey was a new destination for Lena Nielson and somewhere she admits hadn’t been high on her bucket list in recent years. However, after spending ten incredible days touring around this beautiful country on our Turkey Unplugged tour she says it now ranks as one … Continue reading

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10 interesting things about the Terracotta Warriors

  Just outside of Xi’an, the incredible discovery of Emperor Qin’s underground army in 1974 put this Chinese city on the map and simply cannot be missed on any visit here. But how much do you really know about this famous subterranean … Continue reading

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Magical Mexico

  With archaeological ruins aplenty, pretty colonial towns, stunning landscapes, tropical beaches and vibrant cities, Mexico cannot fail to enchant and inspire with its wealth of diverse and wonderful sights. This week’s video pick showcases the best of Mexico City … Continue reading

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A first timer’s guide to Egypt

  In May our own Kate Filer travelled to Egypt on our 14 day King Ramses tour, the perfect trip for a first time visitor to Egypt. Now is the ideal time to visit Egypt as you can experience the amazing sights … Continue reading

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