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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 Trans-Siberian Odyssey

  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to traverse a third of the globe on the Trans-Siberian Railway, passing through the ever-changing landscapes of Russia, Mongolia and China to the soothing clickety-clack of the railcars running along … Continue reading

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Waterfalls, wildlife and sunsets

  As vast as it is diverse, Africa is a continent rich in dramatic scenery, natural beauty, colourful tribal culture, stunning white sand beaches and the world’s most prolific concentration of wildlife in their natural habitat. Our own Francesca Codispoti … Continue reading

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Exploring India on the Taj Traveller

  “I had wanted to go to India for a really long time, and now that I have been I can’t wait to go back,” says our own Mike Quinto. “From the organised chaos of Delhi, to the Pink City … Continue reading

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A story for tomorrow

  Every journey we go on is another story in the making, a tale we will one day tell to those we know. But what we’d really love, is for is for our story to be narrated just like this … Continue reading

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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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