Stanley Stewart

Destinations

A gem of an Indian safari lodge deep in tiger territory

Dudhwa, a prime tiger reserve tucked in India’s extreme north, has long been a hidden gem in the rough. Now one of the subcontinent’s top luxury‑adventure outfits has set up here, opening its haunting landscapes to exploration — in considerable comfort. Stanley Stewart gets a first look
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City

A new window on Calcutta

Glorious change is afoot in West Bengal as a new urban boutique hotel and a restored rural palace redefine sojourns in the former centre of the Raj. Stanley Stewart takes in the theatre of Calcutta’s city streets before heading out to the magnificent Rajbari Bawali
Destinations

Seeking ancient Japan

Stanley Stewart heads off the beaten path to the Izu Peninsula – a land of hot springs, cloud-shredding peaks, empty coastal headlands and hospitality traditions unchanged for 400 years
Adventure

Under-the-radar Indian tiger reserves

Wildlife tourism in India may have grown by more than 25 per cent in the past decade, but the tiger – the safari star attraction – numbers just over 1,700. Remarkably, Stanley Stewart catches a glimpse in relative solitude at two emerging camps
Destinations

Tales for the modern mariner

From Xerxes to Alexander the Great, adventurers have long navigated Turkey’s wild and magnificent Lycian coast. Today’s explorers can hoist their sails in a new trio of sleekly appointed traditional wooden gulets, says Stanley Stewart
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Destinations

Peeling back the Himalayas

Walking in the awe-inspiring Kumaon Himalayas, away from tourists and backpackers, Stanley Stewart is mesmerised by a rarely seen way of life that is suspended in time.
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