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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!

Exploring Incredible India

  No matter what gets your travel bug biting; be it the thrill of exploring new places, sampling strange and exotic cuisines, to learn about different cultures and beliefs, the need for a change in your day-to-day routine or to … Continue reading

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Overlanding from Vic Falls to Jo’burg

  Our own Miles Walker recently returned from Africa after travelling on an overland adventure from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg on our 12 day tour. While the main highlights en route are the thundering Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, the picturesque … Continue reading

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10 surprising things about the Taj Mahal

  Perhaps one of the most recognisable monuments ever built, the iconic image of the Taj Mahal has graced the covers of travel magazines, acted as the poster-board for love and devotion and inspired replicas around the world – but how much do … Continue reading

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Travelling beyond India’s Golden Triangle … our top picks

  If you are short on time and want to see some of India’s most iconic sights then the Golden Triangle is the route for you, taking in the hustle and bustle of Delhi, the majestic Amber Fort in Jaipur … Continue reading

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The Dragon Boat Festival

  With June fast approaching China is getting ready for the annual Dragon Boat Festival, when ornately decorated boats race down waterways around the country during this colourful cultural display accompanied by traditional dancing, rhythmic music and celebration. As one of the … Continue reading

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Life in the Subcontinent

  Whether you are drawn to the fluttering prayer flags or Buddhist stupas of Nepal, the incredible wildlife and colourful culture of India, or the ancient ruins and palm-fringed beaches of Sri Lanka, the Indian Subcontinent has something for everyone. In this week’s … Continue reading

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Impressions of India

  Last month our own Sunet van der Merwe explored the sights of India’s Golden Triangle on our 8 day Taj Express tour. As Sunet’s second visit to this fascinating country, she tells us about how her first impressions compare to … Continue reading

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The American Southwest

  The weekend is nearly upon us and we’ve got some wonderful news to send you off with! We’ve got a brand new destination in the works and we think its pretty remarkable. With the sweeping views of the Grand … Continue reading

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Deserts around the world

  Experience breathtaking sunsets, incredible starry skies and vast beautiful landscapes in some of the most spectacular deserts around the world. Whether you want to camel trek across the Sahara, surf the orange dunes of the Namib, encounter colourful cultures … Continue reading

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Impressions of Vietnam

  Every week we scour the web for inspirational videos that make us want to get out from behind the desk, pack our bags, grab our passport and jet off to some far flung destination around the world. But sometimes … Continue reading

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