This page is about the phrasal verb stop over
to stop at a place and stay there for one or two days while on your way to somewhere else
lay over (American)
- We're going to Vietnam on business, but we're stopping over in Hawaii for a couple of days on the way.
- I'm stopping over in Bangkok for one night on my way to Sydney.
"Lay over" is another phrasal verb with the same meaning, used mostly by speakers of American English.
If you're going to China, why don't you stop over in Japan
Contributor: Matt Errey