Murray Stewart

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

Camino Primitivo: a different way to Santiago de Compostela

For pilgrims in Spain, all roads lead to Santiago de Compostela. Ignore the crowded Camino Frances, take the "Primitivo" and tramp Spain's green provinces of Asturias and Galicia. Tough, but rewarding 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

Krakow and Auschwitz. But mainly Auschwitz

A weekend city break to Krakow confronts you with the 'A' question: should you visit Auschwitz, or not? 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