Founder, The Shooting Star

Shivya Nath is the author of the bestselling travel memoir The Shooting Star. The book charts her adventures from a steady 9-to-5 job to a nomadic life, living with indigenous communities around the world. In 2013, Shivya gave up her apartment, sold most of her belongings, stored some in the boot of a friend’s car and hit the road indefinitely. She has been living out of two bags since, documenting her journey on her award-winning travel blog, The Shooting Star. Shivya is a leading advocate of solo, offbeat, vegan and sustainable travel. She has appeared on the cover of National Geographic Traveller Magazine India and been featured by The Washington Post among travel influencers changing the way we think about the world.