Blogs by Richard Collett

Written by Richard Collett

I'm Richard, The Travel Tramp, I'm an adventure traveller who can't stop getting off the beaten track. I write travel blogs with a dash of journalism and take photographs along the way!

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Mexico
7 Reasons to Visit Merida
While Cancun might have the beaches and the resorts, it’s in the nearby city of Merida that you can find the best of southern Mexico’s cuisine, culture and... Read More »
How to Survive an Aussie Road Trip
Nowhere else in the world is made for road tripping in the same way as Australia. An Aussie road trip is an adventure of epic proportions; the destinations - and the... Read More »
8 Reasons to Visit Chiapas, Mexico
Chiapas is the final frontier in Mexico. It’s the country’s southernmost state, where dense jungles form the border with Guatemala - a place far removed from the... Read More »
Asia
8 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Skip Manila
Few travellers hang around in Manila for long. That’s because the Philippines’ capital is not the white sand beaches, swaying palm trees and everything else that the... Read More »
South America
The Best Mayan Ruins In Mexico
For thousands of years, the Mayans carved civilizations out of the dense jungles of Central America, building elaborate cities that could rival anywhere in the world.But... Read More »
Australia
The Gorges of Karijini National Park
Karijini National Park is one of Australia’s best kept secrets, a raw, isolated and untouched world of red rocks, spectacular gorges and natural swimming pools. Found... Read More »
Australia
8 Reasons to Visit Shark Bay, Western Australia
Long before Captain Cook made landfall at Botany Bay on the east coast of Australia, Dutch explorers had already landed far in the west, at a remote and isolated place... Read More »
Asia
Your Guide to Exploring Malacca
Malaysia is one of the most diverse countries in South East Asia, a true melting pot of Malay, Chinese, Indian and western cultures, but amongst this diversity, the city... Read More »
Australia
9 Reasons to Visit Broome
Found on the far northern shores of Western Australia, Broome is one of the country’s most remote holiday destinations. This isolated town is over 2000 kilometres away... Read More »
Australia
Albany: A Guide to Exploring Western Australia’s Oldest City
Tucked away on the south-west coastline of WA, the small city of Albany could well be one of Australia’s best-kept secrets. Albany is ‘just down the road’ from... Read More »
Australia
The Best Places to Visit in Cairns that Aren’t the Great Barrier Reef
Cairns is well known amongst travellers as one of the best places from which to visit the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, but for many... Read More »
Australia
Rottnest Island: Quokka Selfies and Bike Rides
Waiting off the coast of Perth in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean is one of Western Australia’s best getaways, Rottnest Island.This rugged and beautiful island is... Read More »
Asia
A Foodie’s Guide to Travelling Indonesia
Indonesia is a vast archipelago of many thousands of islands, each with its own unique culture, language, history and cuisine. With such diversity to be found across the... Read More »
Asia
A Foodie’s Guide to Travelling Malaysia
Malaysia is quite literally a foodie paradise. Anyone who has ever travelled to the Southeast Asian nation will undoubtedly have come away several kilos heavier than... Read More »
Asia
Epic Drone Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit the Philippines
The Philippines is fast becoming one of Asia’s most popular travel destinations, as visitors are beginning to realise just how much beauty is hidden amongst the... Read More »
Asia
A Foodie’s Guide to Travelling the Philippines
The Philippines’ thousands of different islands and the country’s diverse history have ensured that Filipino cuisine is some of the most interesting in Asia.... Read More »
Philippines
The Best Adventures in the Philippines
The Philippines is a country of over 7,000 different islands, giving this Southeast Asian nation a level of diversity that’s like nowhere else in the world. Even given... Read More »
Asia
8 Reasons to Visit Coron, Philippines
Beautiful, spectacular, incredible, breathtaking. English adjectives will always fail to adequately describe the natural scenes that are awaiting travellers in... Read More »
Asia
Jungle and Tea in the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia
I pushed my way through the dense, thick jungle. Vines were wrapping around my boots, while I could feel thorns, stones and sticks digging into my legs and arms as I... Read More »
Asia
Bali’s Secret Spots
Bali is an island that has it all. White sand beaches, vibrant nightlife, a year round tropical climate, and a local culture that’s different from anywhere else in... Read More »
Australia
Brisbane To Cairns: The Classic Queensland Road Trip
Between Brisbane and Cairns, there’s over 1600 kilometres of road to cover and countless hours to spend behind the wheel of a vehicle, but for those who do tackle this... Read More »
Australia
The Best National Parks in Western Australia
Western Australia is the largest state by land area in the country, with an extensive coastline and vast landscapes to explore. It’s arguably the most diverse region... Read More »
Australia
Perth to Broome: The Ultimate Western Australian Road Trip
Travelling from Perth to Broome is the ultimate Western Australian road trip. It’s a long, long way to drive - over 1,400 miles in fact - but there are incredible... Read More »