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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NEW EPISODE OUT! FIVE WEEKS IN COLOMBIA! EVER WONDERED WHAT IT’S LIKE TO TRAVEL TO COLOMBIA? WELL NOW YOU CAN! CHECK OUT THE SNEAK PREVIEW BELOW! The name of the podcast episode is: EPISODE 27: FIVE WEEKS IN COLOMBIA and you can listen to the full episode here: 🎧 https://ruthmillingtonsextremeholidayspodcast.buzzsprout.com For many years, Colombia has been labelled as …

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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?

SEASON 3 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST IS RETURNING THIS MONTH! Season 3 of my Extreme Holidays Podcast is returning shortly.  Listen to the YouTube trailer below to find out about more upcoming, exciting and life-changing travel stories! You can also hear about our special Christmas Appeal for Juana Flores Vegas who was my guest …

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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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CELEBRATING ONE YEAR OF THE EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST! HAPPY FIRST BIRTHDAY TO THE EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST! TO CELEBRATE, TUNE IN TO THIS SHORT, FIVE-MINUTE EPISODE WHERE MY PREVIOUS GUESTS DISCUSS HOW THEY WOULD CHANGE TRAVEL! ALSO LEARN ABOUT SETTING UP A PODCAST AND WHAT IT TOOK TO CREATE THE EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST.

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 22 OF MY EXTREME HOLIDAYS PODCAST OUT NOW: MY LIFE AS AN EXPAT CHILD! WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE AN EXPAT CHILD? THEY SAY CHILDREN CAN EASILY ADAPT BUT IS IT ALWAYS THE CASE EVEN WHEN LIVING ABROAD?