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When you have limited time in a city full of things to do, it can be hard knowing where to start and how to make the most of it. Here you’ll find a host of handy guides on the best ways to spend your extra time in a range of vibrant cities across the globe.

Exploring Aït Benhaddou

The fortified city of Aït Benhaddou is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has played a starring role in films such as Gladiator, Prince of Persia and The Living Daylights. Read all about it right here! Standing at the edge … Continue reading

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Exploring the city of Cuzco, Peru

The former capital of the Incan Empire, Cuzco has a long and tumultuous history. From the Killke culture that inhabited the area 900 years ago to the bustling modern-day metropolis, Cuzco has plenty to see and do. From culture to adventure … Continue reading

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Extra Time in Mexico City

Mexico City, or D.F. as the locals affectionately call it, can come across as somewhat overwhelming to the first-time visitor. There is such a wealth of things to see and do in this mega-metropolis of over 21 million people, that … Continue reading

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Extra time in Saigon, Vietnam

Guest expert Clare Kendall shares photos and tips on things to do and places to see in the busy city of Saigon, Vietnam. Being pushed in a bath chair into a sea of oncoming motorbikes isn’t quite how I imagined my first … Continue reading

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Extra Time in Buenos Aires

Guest expert Anna Maria Espsäter writes her first post for us today. Join us as she explores things to do in Buenos Aires when you’ve got time to kill and a taste for adventure. There’s enough in Buenos Aires to keep … Continue reading

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Sights, sounds and tastes of Dubrovnik

Summer may be well and truly over but that does not mean you have to wait another year for a holiday. An autumnal break, even if it just means getting away for a long weekend, is the perfect way to … Continue reading

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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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