Richard Collett

  • Richard Collett
    Richard is an award-winning travel writer based in Southwest England who’s addicted to traveling off the beaten track. He’s traveled to 75 countries and counting in search of intriguing stories, unusual destinations, and cultural curiosities.

    Richard loves traveling the long way round over land and sea, and you’ll find him visiting quirky micronations and breakaway territories as often as he’s found lounging on a beach (which is a lot).

    When he’s not writing for BBC Travel, National Geographic, or Lonely Planet, you can find Richard writing for the Wandering Wheatleys or updating his off-beat travel blog, Travel Tramp.

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Incredible Distilleries in Glasgow, Scotland You Have to Visit!

Incredible Distilleries in Glasgow, Scotland You Have to Visit!

If there’s one thing synonymous with Scotland, it’s whiskey, and Glasgow has a long history of whiskey distillation on the banks of the River Clyde. Glasgow was always at the forefront of the country’s whiskey production, and the city became home to what would become the oldest licensed whiskey distiller in Scotland when the Littlemore

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The Best Restaurants in Glasgow – An Insider’s Guide!

The 12 Best Restaurants in Glasgow – An Insider’s Guide!

Glasgow’s best restaurants are finally emerging onto the world scene as the city gains the culinary recognition it deserves. A raft of award-winning, Michelin-starred, and Michelin-guide-listed eateries have transformed Glasgow’s dining experience, as head chefs create innovative menus combining Scottish produce and international influences. The best restaurants in Glasgow are championing traditional Scottish dishes, techniques,

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Must-Try Restaurants in Reykjavik (An Insider’s Guide!)

11 Must-Try Restaurants in Reykjavik (An Insider’s Guide!)

Long gone are the days when Icelanders subsisted on fermented shark meat and sheep heads (although adventurous eaters can still find these interesting foods in Reykjavik!). Instead, the Icelandic capital’s best restaurants serve up a medley of intriguing courses inspired by traditional cooking but very much taking advantage of international influences.  Reykjavik has two Michelin-starred

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