Author Archives: OTG Team

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!

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

Posted in Hidden Gems | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Video of the Week | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News Tips and Trivia | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Video of the Week | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Photo Showcase | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Video of the Week | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Photo Showcase | Tagged | Leave a comment

Extra time in…Borneo

  After spending a week or so exploring the sights and delights of Borneo you may have some extra time on your hands and are wondering how to make the most of your time – whether you are an active … Continue reading

Posted in Extra Time in..., News Tips and Trivia | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Video of the Week – Easter Island Adventure

  Today marks the start of Easter Weekend, a time of year that means something different to everyone, whether its chocolate bunnies and decorated eggs, or a time of remembrance. While this week’s video pick may not have a whole lot … Continue reading

Posted in Video of the Week | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Photo Showcase – Top 10 things to do in Israel

  Israel is both fascinating and beautiful, rich in culture, steeped in history and home to some of the world’s most holy sites, at the cornerstone of the Christian, Jewish and Islamic faiths. The revered Holy Lands have been a … Continue reading

Posted in Photo Showcase | Tagged | Leave a comment