RUTH MILLINGTON

AWARD-WINNING WRITER, PODCASTER & ADVENTURE TRAVELLER

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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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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LOCKDOWN 2: WHEN THE NOVELTY WORE OFF Lockdown 2 has been hard.  There’s no denying it.  It’s affected everyone in some shape or form.  We’ve all had to adapt; we’ve all had to cope; we’ve all had to deal with the frustration of being locked in our homes for an unforeseeable amount of time.  I live on my …

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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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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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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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