Len Rutledge

Len Rutledge has been travel writing for 40 years. During that time he has written thousands of newspaper articles, numerous magazine pieces, more than a thousand web reviews and around 35 travel guide books. He has worked with Pelican Publishing, Viking Penguin, Berlitz, the Rough Guide, and the Nile Guide amongst others. Along the way, he has started a newspaper, a travel magazine, a Visitor and TV Guide, and completed a PhD in tourism. His travels have taken him to more than 100 countries and his writings have collected a PATA award, an ASEAN award, an IgoUgo Hall of Fame award, and other recognition. He is the author of the Experience Guidebook series which currently includes Experience Thailand, Experience Norway, Experience Northern Italy, Experience Myanmar, Experience Istanbul, Experience Singapore, Experience Melbourne, and Experience Ireland. They are available as ebooks or paperbacks from amazon.com

A road trip from Washington DC to New York Words: Len Rutledge    Images: Phensri Rutledge Driving in the USA can be daunting or charming depending on...

The Attraction of North Queensland, Australia Words: Len Rutledge  Images: Phensri Rutledge With international airports at both Cairns and Townsville,...

Len Rutledge Luxury and experiential travel are changing the travel industry and the way many people think about travel. While trips to see grandma will...

Words: Len Rutledge.    Photographs: Phensri Rutledge. A spectacular cathedral, Roman ruins, restored markets and delightful gardens are just a few...

Norway’s capital is a compact city with much to see. There are some wonderful museums, large parks, great restaurants and interesting nightlife....

Bangkok has over 300 hotels in the central area so it can be extremely difficult to decide on where to stay in this sprawling city. A recent trip introduced...

Bangkok has great attractions, lovely people, some of the world’s best shopping, and a whole cultural experience to enjoy. For me these far outweigh...

The noise from honking horns, market sellers and mosques and temples is relentless. The smells from flowers, incense, food and open sewers are overwhelming....

Words: Len Rutledge  Pictures: Phensri Rutledge Sentosa is a very popular island just south of the main Singapore island. It is visited by some five million...

It is hot outside. Very hot! I have never experienced 48 degrees Celsius before and I don’t like it. My wife and I are in Muscat the capital of Oman,...