Travel Archives | Richard Franks | Freelance Journalist & Copywriter

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

2020: a strange year to be a travel writer, indeed

I’ve loitered in eerily deserted airports, I’ve been mildly reprimanded by La Policía Nacional for the hardly heinous crime of forgetting to wear a mask, and I’ve even had the bittersweet “pleasure” of boarding several empty flights. Despite all of this,...
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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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