RUTH MILLINGTON

AWARD-WINNING WRITER, PODCASTER & ADVENTURE TRAVELLER

MY FAVOURITE PHOTOS FROM NEPAL One of the great things about travelling is the people you meet. My dear friend, Bibek Pandey, who is a sherpa/mountain guide in Nepal, recently sent me some amazing photos he has taken from Labuche Peak high camp at night. It was simply stunning with the huge moon, and the …

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EPISODE 15 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST OUT NOW: EXPAT IN EXILE: I TOLD THE TRUTH ABOUT THAILAND’S BACKPACKER MURDERS!

Remember the two Burmese men accused of the murders of British backpackers, Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, in 2014? My guest, Suzanne Buchanan, is the investigative journalist who revealed over a dozen suspicious deaths on the island of Koh Tao, Thailand

EPISODE 7 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST OUT NOW – EVEREST BASECAMP ON ROYAL ENFIELD MOTORBIKES! COME TAKE A RIDE ON THIS FASCINATING MOTORCYCLE JOURNEY TO ONE OF THE HARSHEST PLACES ON EARTH!!

UPCOMING GUESTS ON MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST LAUNCHING SEPTEMBER!

EPISODE 4 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST OUT NOW – LONDON TO KATHMANDU ON A DOUBLE DECKER BUS! ALL ABOARD FOR THIS FASCINATING JOURNEY ON A DOUBLE DECKER BUS ACROSS EUROPE, THE MIDDLE EAST AND ASIA!

EPISODE 2 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST OUT NOW – CYCLING THE WORLD! BE INSPIRED BY THE ARTIST, HANNAH SCOTT, WHO GOT ON HER BICYLE AND WENT OFF TO CYCLE THE WORLD.  

THE STORY BEHIND THE PHOTO EVERYONE KEEPS ASKING ME ABOUT A lot of people have been asking me where this photograph was taken.  As many of you know, I’m a big fan of Nepal having travelled there at least seven times. Some have been relatively short trips of between two to three weeks, but the …

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BLAST FROM THE PAST: GANESH HIMAL 2001 This photograph was taken 20 years ago in a small village up in the Ganesh Himal region of Nepal.  It had taken me four days to get there through knee deep snow up mountain sides and across dangerous ravines.  One night I had to pitch my tent on icy ground …

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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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