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!

Road Trip Australia

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 roads - are endless. You can drive...
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Lagunas de Montebello

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 beaches of Cancun or the streets of Me...
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Jeepney in Manila

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 country is famous for. In fact, it...
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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 the Mayans were doomed to col...
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Knox Gorge Karijini National Park

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 in the heart of the remote Pilbar...
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Shark Bay Western 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 that would later become known as...
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Malacca River Malaysia

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 of Malacca stands out above th...
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Cable Beach, Broome

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 from the state capital, Perth, a...
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Natural Bridge Albany Richard Collett

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 ‘jus...
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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...
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Quokka on Rottnest Island Richard Collett

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 just a short ferry ride away fro...
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Nasi campur

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 country, Indonesia is an incre...
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