Murray Stewart

Discover Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

It's not likely to feature in the mainstream travel brochures anytime soon. Has the remote former Soviet state of Kyrgyzstan really got enough attractions to entertain an intrepid tourist? Read the guide

Sri Lanka: forget the wild life, enjoy the wildlife

Against a backdrop of smiling people and gentle chaos, Sri Lanka boasts ancient history, as well as modern all-inclusive beach resorts. But focus on the accessible wildlife - you won't be disappointed Read the guide

La Coruna, Spain: Rio in disguise?

It may be remote, but La Coruna in northern Spain is well worth a weekend visit for beaches, bars, sumptuous seafood and multitudinous museums. Enjoy, or 'disfruta', as the locals might say Read the guide

Pilgrim's progress: the road to Santiago de Compostela

You don't have to have religion to 'walk the walk' to Santiago de Compostela. Food, wine, history or interesting company might be your motivation. Or there could be something else.... Read the guide