Extra Time in…

Extra time in… gives you the insider’s info on what to do when you find yourself at a loose end and the start or end of your tour. Written by travel experts, these are spots you won’t visit on your tour, but are definitely worth exploring if you get the chance. Peel back the curtain of your chosen destination and see something new and exciting.

Exploring Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur is one of three royal cities in the Kathmandu Valley and it has an old world charm that cannot fail to captivate. For Clare Bailey it was a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu and despite being … Continue reading

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Table Mountain, wine & whale spotting

  Whether you are an adrenaline junkie, lover of fine wines or keen wildlife spotter, Cape Town is brimming with possibilities to fill a free afternoon or day. Go abseiling off of Table Mountain, indulge in a day of wine … Continue reading

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Citadels, souks & museums in Amman

  If you’ve got an afternoon or evening to spare in Amman at the start or end of your tour, why not take this time to discover more of Jordan‘s capital city. Whether you are a serial sightseer, history buff, bargain hunter or … Continue reading

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Out and about in Beijing

  While the splendor of the Forbidden City, hustle and bustle of Tiananmen Square and the winding ancient hutongs are definitely some of Beijing’s biggest drawcards, the capital of China has plenty more to offer those with some time to … Continue reading

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Tea, theatre and palaces in Seoul

  If you’ve got a day or two to spare in Seoul at the start or end of your tour, why not take this time to discover more of South Korea’s capital city. Whether you are a culture vulture, adventurous … Continue reading

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In and around Kathmandu

  Whether you are travelling to Kathmandu for the culture, incredible mountain peaks of the Himalayas, or simply passing through – there is plenty to see and do. Whether you’ve got a couple hours or a whole day to spare, … Continue reading

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Off the beaten track in Turkey

  High and mountainous with broad vistas and dramatic lakes, the rugged region of Eastern Turkey is well off the beaten track and deserves at least a week – if not more, to explore. Here’s a small sneak peek of some … 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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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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Mighty Moscow

  So, you’ve got a couple hours of free time in Moscow – or perhaps even a whole day to spare, and are wondering how to spend your time. Well there’s no need to worry, as Russia’s bustling capital city has … Continue reading

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