Anna Richards

Local Expert / Storyteller

Anna is a travel and outdoor writer living in Lyon, France. Drawn by mountain peaks, fine wine and obligatory long lunch breaks, she’s been living in France full time since 2021. An avid explorer, Anna travels slowly and sustainably where possible, often undertaking long odysseys on foot, the most recent being four weeks solo hiking the Transcaucasian Trail across Armenia. When she’s not disappearing into the wild, she can often be found eating and drinking her way around Lyon in the name of “research.” Her work has been featured in the BBC, The Independent, Lonely Planet, and many other publications.

Stories from Anna Richards

Gastronomical Delights, Music Festivals, and Silk in Lyon, France

Lyon is known for its culinary scene, but there’s so much more to this bike-friendly city.

Meet Axel Peyric, the Forestry Officer Saving the Western Capercaillie from Extinction in Jura, France

This bird went extinct from the French Alps in the 1990s. Now, it’s at risk of disappearing from the Jura Mountains too.