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

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,...

Words: Len Rutledge   Pictures: Phensri Rutledge Istanbul sprawls between Europe and Asia and this has a profound effect on the city. The experiences...

Istanbul has been a ‘world city’ for millenniums and there is no better place to start than where it all began. Historians tell us that there was a...

Words: Len Rutledge   Pictures: Phensri Rutledge Everyone visiting Inle Lake in Myanmar’s hilly north-east has an image in their mind of an Intha fisherman...

Words: Len Rutledge   Pictures: Phensri Rutledge Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar, is green and cool with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful...

Highlights of British Columbia. British Columbia is Canada’s south-western province bordering the Pacific Ocean and Alaska. There are vibrant cities,...