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.

The Best Boutique Hotels in Munich, Germany

The 12 Best Boutique Hotels in Munich, Germany

Surrounded by the snow-capped mountains of the beautiful Bavarian Alps, few cities in Germany can match Munich for its unique location, centuries-long history, and inspiring cultural attractions.  Munich is not only the Bavarian capital, but it’s the heartland of southern Germany. You’ll quickly fall in love with the townhouses, cathedrals, and romantic architecture of Munich’s […]

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Best Traditional Czech Food to Try in the Czech Republic

What and Where to Eat in the Czech Republic: 14 Czech Foods You Must Try!

Traditional Czech food is some of the heartiest in European cooking. Meats are doused in rich, creamy sauces, soups and stews are simmered until they’re almost gravy-like, and every main dish is seemingly served with a hefty portion of knedliky, the ubiquitous Czech bread dumpling. Dive into generous portions of Czech national favorites as soon

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