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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!

Bangkok, beach & beyond

  In September our own Lena Nielson journeyed to Thailand to meet the locals, explore its highlights and to discover some hidden gems too. Setting out from Bangkok she wandered around colourful market stalls, walked along historic Hellfire Pass and stayed … Continue reading

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Back to the Land of the Pharaohs

  There could be something in the water or maybe it’s just a renewed sense of adventure, but one thing feels certain – Egypt is on its way back! Since the beginning of 2015 Pru Goudie has spoken to more and more people who are … Continue reading

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Quiet, dust & happiness in Laos

  Take a glimpse of life from a simpler time with this week’s inspiring video pick of beautiful Laos. From the charm of french colonial Vientiane and the tranquility of Luang Prabang, to the timeless traditions of hilltribes and the age-old … Continue reading

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First impressions of Sri Lanka

  Kate Filer recently experienced Sri Lanka for the first time when she travelled on our 8 day Colombo, Caves and Kandy tour in October. This tour, together with some tailor-made arrangements made for the perfect introduction to Sri Lanka as a … Continue reading

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Searching for Iceland’s Northern Lights

  In December our own Sarah Bansgrove travelled to the Land of Fire & Ice – otherwise known as Iceland, to search out the spectacular Northern Lights. Travelling through snowy landscapes, blizzards and cloudy skies – did she manage to catch a … Continue reading

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I lived in Aconcagua

  After counting stars on an adventurous trek up to Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas, film maker and mountaineer Guido Patrignani is at is again. This time he is tackling the heights of South America’s tallest mountain – Aconcagua, to the … Continue reading

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Stadiums around the world

  Last year saw Brazil host the Football World Cup, this year sees England host the Rugby World Cup and next year the Summer Olympic Games will have rolled around once again – this time in vibrant Rio de Janeiro. Everyone … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in April

  The seventh part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit when. April is all about the weird and wonderful wildlife of Madagascar, cherry blossom season in Japan, volcanic landscapes of the Galapagos islands and the outdoor pleasures … Continue reading

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Travel – what a feeling!

  Travel has a way of making us feel a variety of emotions, sentiments or passions whether its calm, cultured, connected, uplifted, peaceful, limitless or inspired – but ultimately, it makes us feel good. Last year we asked all of you … Continue reading

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Which Vietnam tour is for you?

  If Vietnam is on your bucket list, then now is the time to tick it off. We’ve just launched a brilliant 2 for 1 sale on our popular Very Vietnam tour, and 10% off other Vietnam group tours. With … Continue reading

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