Richard Collett

Richard Collett has spent more than five years traveling the world in search of unusual stories about food, culture, and history. As a freelance travel writer and photographer, he has contributed to BBC Travel, Atlas Obscura, Culture Trip, Lonely Planet, The Independent, and other publications. Since 2015, Richard has run the travel blog Travel Tramp, which attracts thousands of readers each month. He has also written for several travel brands, including Skyscanner, Google Touring Bird, and Flight Centre. When he’s not on the road, he lives in Bristol, England.

• 5+ years of experience as a freelance travel writer
• Work featured in BBC Travel, Atlas Obscura, Lonely Planet, The Independent, and other publications.
• Member of the British Guild of Travel Writers
• Received a bachelor's degree in English and philosophy from the University of Nottingham

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