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.

Extra time in Delhi, India

A member of our team recently completed a tour to India and has some great tips on what to do if you find yourself with time to kill in the nation’s capital. Every time I’m asked the question, ‘Which do … Continue reading

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Time on your hands in Beijing

By Rachel Armstrong. Many of the exciting highlights that you travel many miles to China to see – including the Great Wall, Forbidden Palace, Summer Palace, Hutongs and Tiananmen Square – are included on a group tour of China. But … Continue reading

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Extra Time in… Tel Aviv

In case you’re left with extra time on either side of your tour to Israel, travel writer Matthew Teller offers a few ideas for how to make the most of a day or two in Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv is … Continue reading

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Extra time in… Cairo

Our very own Andy Henderson lived in Cairo for two years, and these are his top spots to see if you’ve got a few extra hours to kill on either side of your tour.  – Felucca / motorboat ride down … Continue reading

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Extra Time in… Seoul

If you’ve got time on either side of your tour to South Korea, here are some tips for things to do and places to see in the captivating city of Seoul. Seoul is one of Asia’s premier travel destinations. Having been … Continue reading

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Extra Time in… Cape Town

Capetonians have a high opinion of their city, but after spending some time there it’s easier to see why. Nestled between that ever-present behemoth of a mountain and the gleaming deep-blue Atlantic, there will be moments when you gasp at … Continue reading

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Extra Time in… Vientiane

Ben Groundwater offers hints and tips for anyone with time to kill in the sleepy and often overlooked Southeast Asian city of Vientiane. Don’t listen to the naysayers. There’s a popular school of thought that says Vientiane is not much … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Delhi

Amar Grover is one of our resident Experts, and here he writes about his ritual walk through Old Delhi. Almost every time I pass through Delhi I try and set aside a couple of hours for my ritual walk. Old … Continue reading

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Extra Time in… Istanbul

On The Go Tours team member Cherylyn Antao went to Turkey recently and has a treasure chest of great tips for anyone with a bit of time to kill. Whether you’re having a short stopover in Istanbul or spending a few … Continue reading

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Extra Time in Kathmandu: A stroll down Freak Street

Shafik Meghji is the co-author of the Rough Guide to Nepal, edition 7 of which will be published in 2012. “I sit beside the dark / Beneath the mire / Cold grey dusty day / The morning lake / Drinks … Continue reading

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