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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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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STAYCATION: YOU MEAN I’M ON HOLIDAY IN MY OWN COUNTRY?! The world is full of buzzwords and travel isn’t exempt.  As marketing tools, they are very effective in getting us to try things out although, in reality, the concepts they are promoting are rarely new.   The latest to hit the travel scene is the ‘Staycation’ (as …

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A QUINTESSENTIAL ENGLISH SUMMER HOLIDAY Someone asked me the other day what I would describe as a quintessential summer holiday in England. Being a travel writer, I usually travel abroad for my holidays and work, but Covid has forced me to rediscover my home country of England. Part of me had forgotten what a typical …

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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.

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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