Beer & Travel Writer
Born in the UK, Tim has been travelling the world since 1980, spending more than five years on the road and visiting over 80 countries across six continents.
He grew up in Brighton, England, and has been based in Eindhoven in the Netherlands since 1989.
TEN FACTS ABOUT TIM
- He knows nothing about motorbikes*
- He does not run the reptile house at Bristol Zoo*
- He did not write about Lutyens and the Great War*
- He is not responsible for Snorri Goes to York and Other Stories*
- He visits more breweries and pubs than most people – it’s research, honest!
- After many years living in the Netherlands he is now Dutch
- He is proud of his adopted home city Eindhoven
- But he has supported Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club for more than 50 years
- He does not sell printer products
- His ambition is to visit 100+ countries – only 15 to go!
Fully revised Beer in the Netherlands 2nd edition (published January 2020).
Around Amsterdam in 80 Beers 2nd edition (2015).
The only comprehensive and opinionated English-language guide to focus exclusively on this gem of a destination.
Beer in the Netherlands 1st edition (2014) with 2016 supplement.
One for the collectors – the original 1st edition of Around Amsterdam in 80 Beers (2010).
One for the collectors – the 1st edition of Around Amsterdam in 80 Beers, reprinted with updates (2012).
What People Say…about Tim's books
“Tim Skelton’s Beer in the Netherlands guide book shows that craft brewing is booming there and the country no longer hides in the giant shadow cast by Belgian beer. The book lists all the breweries and the best bars, and is a boon companion for beer lovers visiting the country”
“It was very helpful when I visited Amsterdam recently”
“Excellent travel guide to getting the most out of cafe life in Amsterdam”
"Has all the best craft beer bars, breweries and beer event across the Netherlands – my Dutch Beer Bible!”
“The secret of a good travel story is that it makes you want to book your ticket right now. That was my response after reading Tim Skelton’s Complete Guide to Luxembourg”