Murray Stewart

Travel writer

Freelance travel writer, guidebook author & updater. Author of Bradt’s ‘The Basque Country and Navarre’, the most detailed English-language guide to the region & the winner of the BGTW Adele Evans Award for ‘Best Guidebook of 2016.’ Near-fluency in Spanish & French, German. Has worked in Chile, Spain & Mexico.
Formerly a Corporate Restructuring professional, also a qualified TEFL teacher

Regions: Africa, Cyprus, France, Portugal, Spain

Skills: Guidebook Writing, Public Speaking

Recent articles

‘Celebrate’ would be an inappropriate word to choose, but on 26th April every year the Basque town of Guernica marks the anniversary of a shocking event that thrust it unwillingly onto the world stage – and subsequently inspired one of … ..more
Murray Stewart heads as far west as he can on Spain’s Camino de Fisterra, a pilgrimage with pagan origins. Nowadays, the much publicised Camino de Santiago pilgrimage appears on many a bucket-list. Too many, perhaps. The main pilgrim route to … ..more
Murray Stewart, whose new guide to The Basque Country and Navarre*, published by Bradt, will be available in book shops from April 12, describes a corner of France that remains defiantly distinctive: Soule, Labourd and Basse-Navarre. Names that have long faded from the … ..more
In this, the most complete guidebook to the Spanish and French Basque Country and Navarre, BGTW member Murray Stewart covers the principal cities – rejuvenated Bilbao, beautiful San Sebastián, verdant Vitoria and lively Pamplona —- and also delves deeper into … ..more
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