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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!

Extra time in…Jordan

  After spending a week or so exploring the sights and delights of Jordan you may have a few days on your hands and are wondering how to make the most of your time – whether you are a culture … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – People in sunny Russia

  While Russia is renowned as a wonderful winter destination, complete with snow covered landscapes, frost laden monuments, snug fur hats and steamy banya houses, spring and summer offer something completely different. Once the snow begins to retreat and the temperatures start … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Turkey Discovered

  Our very own Clare Bailey recently returned from Turkey after discovering its riches on our 14 day Turkey Discovered tour. From exploring Istanbul’s bustling Old City and hot air ballooning over the whimsical landscape of Cappadocia, to tubing down … Continue reading

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Khajuraho – Home of the Kamasutra

  Heading to Khajuraho, on our 18 day Highways to Himalayas group tour, all that Emma McInnes really knew was that it was brimming with temples depicting erotic images. This week Emma tells us about her time in the home … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Rio

  With the much-anticipated World Cup just around the corner, all eyes are on Rio. This week’s video pick offers a glimpse at this energetic fast-paced Brazilian city through a compilation of colourful time-lapse shots. This short video really showcases … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in June

  The ninth part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit when. June is all about the wonderful wildlife and stunning landscapes of Namibia, the Roman ruins and sublime coastline of Turkey, the sandy beaches and azure waters of … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Japanese Tradition

  Whether playing taiko drums, performing a tea ceremony, writing calligraphy, preparing a tasty Japanese dish, preening a bonsai tree, strolling through a zen garden or singing karaoke, Japanese culture is filled with unique traditions, both ancient and modern. From … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – China Express

  With forbidden cities and great walls, vast terracotta armies and ancient silk roads, modern metropolises and incredibly natural landscapes, spectacular wildlife and delectable cuisine, it is no wonder why visitors return to China time and time again. Be it … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Namibia

  No matter how you try to describe the beauty of Namibia, no words can quite capture it. Whether you are speaking of the vast shifting sand sea of the ancient Namib Desert, attempting to express the splendor of the … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – 8 Things I loved about Egypt

  Step into a land of friendly locals, deserted ancient wonders, flavoursome tobacco, colourful markets, thrilling experiences and spectacular landscapes in this week’s photo showcase. Having recently returned from Egypt travelling on our 9 day King Tutankhamen tour, our very … Continue reading

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