Len Rutledge has been writing about travel for 40 years. During that time, he's written thousands of newspaper articles, a syndicated travel column for 20 years, numerous magazine pieces, more than a thousand web reviews and around 40 travel guide books. He has worked with Pelican Publishing, Viking Penguin, Berlitz, the Rough Guide and the Nile Guide, amongst others. He's also started a newspaper, a travel magazine, a Visitor and TV Guide, and he's completed a PhD in tourism. His travels have taken him to 100+ countries and his writings have won many awards. His website is http://www.lenrutledge.com/.