Tim Richards

Tim Richards fell into travel writing after living and teaching in Egypt and Poland. He’s a light packing obsessive, and is especially drawn to the former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

Trick of the eye: The Alila Jabal Akhdar resort looks as though it could have grown from the mountains.

Living the high life in Oman

A mountain resort set in the midst of an Omani food bowl provides a luxurious experience for its guests.

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Museum Ludwig in Koln.

Cologne goes Pop

Germany's most-visited attraction collides with pop art in Cologne.

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Gathering of Nations


Encounters with ancients

America's natural landscape is home to the history of its people, writes Tim Richards.

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