RUTH MILLINGTON

AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR & TRAVEL WRITER, PODCASTER & ADVENTURE TRAVELLER

FEBRUARY 2023 NEWSLETTER It’s been a while since I wrote about what has been happening with my writing career. Despite my Extreme Holidays Podcast going very well, other aspects of my writing career stalled. 2022 was the year I started sketching an outline for a novel called ‘How to Kill Your Literary Agent’. It was …

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CHRISTMAS APPEAL – HELP JUANA LIVE HELP JUANA LIVE FOR A TASTER, CLICK ON THE YOUTUBE VIDEO ABOVE The name of the podcast episode is: EPISODE 26: CHRISTMAS APPEAL – HELP JUANA LIVE and you can listen to the full episode here: 🎧 https://ruthmillingtonsextremeholidayspodcast.buzzsprout.com This year’s Extreme Holidays Podcast Christmas Appeal is in support of the Juana Flores …

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LONGLISTED FOR BRADT GUIDES, NEW TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION 2023 I woke up yesterday morning to the fantastic news that I had been longlisted for the Bradt Guides, New Travel Writer of the Year Competition 2023 in conjunction with Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards. Bradt Guides are the world’s leading independent travel publisher. I’ve always …

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SEASON 3 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST RETURNS AND EPISODE 25 IS A CRACKER – EXTREME HOLIDAY SCAMS! SANDRA JENSEN FELL INTO THE DARK WORLD OF TRAVEL SCAMS BUT DID SHE FALL PREY TO THE VERY PERSON SHE TRUSTED?

ONE MONTH IN COLOMBIA!   As I type this, I have literary just arrived at my hotel in Bogota and I’m exhausted! Actually, I’m more than exhausted. I can’t see straight so excuse the short blog. As an extreme solo traveller, I’m so excited to be back on the road after the pandemic. This is …

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EPISODE 23 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST OUT NOW: CYCLING SOLO FROM DJIBOUTI TO CLIMB MOUNT KILIMANJARO! WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO FULFIL YOUR DREAM OF TRAVELLING FROM THE LOWEST TO THE HIGHEST POINT IN AFRICA? 

EPISODE 20 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST OUT NOW: BLOGGING FROM PARADISE! How can travel change your life and shape your career? Learn how to become a successful blogger with my guest, Ryan Biddulph: More than anything it was the fact that my life in New Jersey, for me, was survival mode.  So I wasn’t really …

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EPISODE 17 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST OUT NOW: A YEAR TRAVELLING WITH KIDS! IMAGINE QUITTING YOUR SECURE JOB RIGHT BEFORE A RECESSION TO BACKPACK AROUND THE WORLD FOR A YEAR WITH AN 8 AND 10 YEAR OLD. WHAT WOULD IT BE LIKE TO BE THAT PARENT, LET ALONE THAT CHILD?

MY INTERVIEW WITH HELPYOUFIND.ME Contrary to myth, I have come across many more solo women travelers than men. Generally, I find men travel with friends or their partners. Ruth Millington It was a pleasure (and such fun!) speaking to HelpYouFind.Me about my greatest love: travel! You can learn about the benefits and challenges of solo …

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EPISODE 16 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST OUT NOW: EPIC BICYCLE TRIPS – PAKISTAN TO TIBET’S MOUNT KAILASH! COME FOR A SPIN WITH ME AND MY GUEST, GRAYDON HAZENBURG, ON THIS FASCINATING BICYCLE TRIP ACROSS THE ROOF OF THE WORLD!