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Alexandra Tolstoy Travels in the press

An evening with Alexandra Tolstoy and the Calico Club

An intimate account of a lifetime of adventure

– House & Garden, August 2023

The best way to explore Kyrgyzstan

Sarah Siese recommends a holiday on horseback as the best way to explore the mountainous landscape of Kyrgyzstan and experience the traditions of hospitality associated with its centuries-old nomadic culture

– House & Garden, July 2023

Alexandra Tolstoy Travel Kyrgyzstan riding through meadow
The beautiful Asian country you never thought to visit – and why you must

Walnut forests, wildflower valleys and friendly folk; this mountainous paradise is exquisitely alluring, writes this British adventurer

– The Daily Telegraph, August 2022

Adventures in the Wild

Alexandra shares her long-standing romance with Kyrgyzstan.

– Condé Nast Traveller, May 2020

Alexandra Tolstoy travelling through Central Asia
Meet Alexandra Tolstoy, the travelling countess

She married an Uzbek horseman and rode the length of the Silk Road; lived the oligarch lifestyle with ‘Putin’s banker’; and now leads intrepid group tours of the Stans.

– The Sunday Times, February 2019

From Moscow to the mountains

How Alexandra Tolstoy found herself spending the summer holidays riding and camping in the majestic and remote peaks of Kyrgyzstan.

– The Telegraph, January 2019

Horse People with Alexandra Tolstoy for BBC2

Alexandra was commissioned by BBC2 to present the series ‘Horse People with Alexandra Tolstoy’, where she travelled to Siberia, Spain and America.

Alexandra Tolstoy and family outside Leo Tolstoy's House
From Russia, with Love: Countess Alexandra Tolstoy on revisiting her famous relative’s home

– Tatler, August 2018

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