RUTH MILLINGTON

AWARD-WINNING WRITER, PODCASTER & ADVENTURE TRAVELLER

Ciao Bella! Italy: wine, women & so much more…. I was supposed to be in Sicily in Italy this week, but the dreaded C word got the better of me. No, I didn’t get struck down with the world’s favourite virus, but the Italian government did suddenly put in new measures so that any visiting …

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THANK YOU! A big THANK YOU to everyone who has sent me your stories for my EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST. Wow! There are some cracking tales out there and I can’t wait to get recording! Talking of which, look what I’ve just received in the post. I LOVE these AKG K92 headphones to go along with …

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TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY: TIMES SQUARE, NEW YORK Photography is part and parcel of being a travel writer. It’s such a useful tool to be able to capture the moment, just like words can.

CHINA 2001: BUSES, BREASTS AND LǍOWÀI What a difference twenty years makes. I took this photograph whilst on a bus somewhere between Beijing and Xi’an in 2001. I can’t remember the exact place to be honest as I had been distracted that morning by a chicken sitting on my lap.  It was well behaved despite being …

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EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST Have you got an unusual story to tell? Have you been in an extreme situation or somewhere different on your holidays or travels? Would you like to be a guest on my EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST? No matter how big or small, funny or sad, everyone everywhere has a story to tell. Did …

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LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT: NEPAL I first set eyes on Nepal when I was a little girl.  My father kept an atlas in my bedroom.  It was a huge book, half my size.  I would spend hours looking through the maps and data, struggling to turn the pages.  And I didn’t understand much about what was written, but it …

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WELCOME TO MY NEW WEBSITE! As a writer and a passionate adventure world traveller, I have been inundated over the years with requests to share my fascinating travel tales so I’ve decided to set up my own website and blog. I’ll be sharing with you my journeys as both an explorer and writer as well …

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