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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!

A journey through India

  Whether you are travelling on the well-beaten tourist trail or decide to venture to lesser known regions, India is a land filled with beauty and contrast. From the iconic white marble facade of the Taj Mahal in Agra and … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in December

The third installment of our twelve part series of the best places to visit when, this month it’s all about sunny escapes in laid-back Laos, tropical Zanzibar, and beguiling Cambodia, plus unique festive getaways for Christmas and New Year’s Eve in snowy … Continue reading

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Around the world in film

  Even in an age of computer effects and digital editing, nothing quite beats shooting on location using nothing more than the raw beauty of what is on offer. In this week’s photo showcase we’ve taken a look at classic and recent films … Continue reading

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Exploring St Petersburg

  So, you’ve got a couple hours of free time in St Petersburg and are wondering how to spend your time. Well there’s no need to worry, as the City of the Tsars has plenty to keep you busy, whether you are … Continue reading

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Moscow by night

  Home to the mighty Kremlin, legendary Red Square and iconic St Basils Cathedral, Moscow is not only the capital of Russia, but also the political and cultural heart of the country. While there is plenty to see and do … Continue reading

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Desert Palaces Ganges

  Our very own Phil Hammond recently returned from India after travelling on our 13 day Desert Palaces Ganges tour. After spending a week exploring the Golden Triangle Phil then ventured off the beaten track to visit the beautiful temples of … Continue reading

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A day out in Reykjavik

  Reykjavik, the world’s most northerly capital may be small but it is a great place to spend an extra day or two when you’re in Iceland. Our very own Ann Amies has just returned from a trip to Iceland … Continue reading

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This is Hong Kong

  While Hong Kong comfortably finds itself at the forefront of modernisation, along with the glitz and glamour that comes in tow, beneath the surface one can still find evidence of its traditional Chinese heritage still present today as well … Continue reading

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Land of the Northern Lights

  The winter is one of the best times to see the Northern Lights in Iceland, however there are still daylight hours to fill and as our very own Ann Amies figured out, the country does not disappoint! Having recently … Continue reading

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Celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Light

  This coming Thursday will see the streets of India become illuminated with thousands of candles and lanterns, while fireworks crackle in the night sky as people across the country celebrate Diwali – one of India’s most jubilant festivals. But how … Continue reading

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