August 2020 | Richard Franks | Freelance Journalist & Copywriter

Month: August 2020

Hello! I'm a Birmingham-based freelance journalist specialising in travel, culture and music.

Travel writing during a global pandemic – is it possible?

Most industries have been severely impacted by coronavirus, though I think it's safe to say that travel has been hit harder than most. Travel routes were the first to be shut down in many parts of the world and they'll be...
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48 hours touring the breweries of Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

When we think of heading to France it's usually for a cultural weekend in Paris or a sun-kissed week on the Côte d'Azur. And when it comes to a 'vocational' drinks trip over the English Channel it's often for wine or...
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21 tips for every aspiring travel writer

To be able to go on what seems like an incredible holiday and write about it when you get home... it sounds the dream, right? Having an idea go from pitch to publish is one of the most rewarding feelings, but...
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