Urban Travel Blog

Author: Richard Tulloch

Playwright, children's author and travel writer, Richard is our expert on both his native Australia and adopted homeland of Holland. Check out his full profile here.

Sydney-travel-tips

Travel writer Richard Tulloch has been to his fair share of great cities, but none have tempted him to cut his ties with his native Sydney. In our latest Long Weekend guide he distils the best of his home town for you to enjoy… Australians who don’t live in Sydney are jealous.…

brooklyn-street-art-tour

Graffiti = art? Richard Tulloch is a little sceptical, but that doesn’t stop him taking a spray-painted tour of New York’s infamous Brooklyn district. Will he be converted? Unless it’s a Banksy, when I see graffiti sprayed on public walls I assume I’m in an area where a community has…

little-india-singapore-guide

A Singaporean taxi driver first brought the charms of Little India to my attention. "How is your hotel, Sir? Are you receiving satisfaction?" he asked. I was guarded, knowing where such discussions with taxi drivers can lead. "It’s okay." It was comfortable, though generic.

Melbourne’s new Bike Share scheme is great value for money and it’s not just for commuters. Richard Tulloch enjoys a whistle stop tour of his birth city for the price of a bottle of water… and invites UTB readers along for the ride. I’m a tightwad traveller. I shun expensive…

scuplture by the sea review sydney

Art needn’t be exclusive, as Richard Tulloch discovers when, along with half a million others, he passes judgement over 2011’s crop of creations at Sydney’s open-air exhibition by the sea. Why do hundreds of thousands of people, many of whom would never visit an art gallery, spend a few hours…