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Shivya Nath, social media freelancers india
  • Awarded gold for best communicator at the WTM Responsible Tourism Awards India (2020)
  • Featured by National Geographic Traveler (global edition) among travellers of color smashing stereotypes (2020)
  • Featured by Conde Nast Traveller among Instagram accounts to follow if you care about the planet (2020)
  • Featured by The Washington Post among travel influencers changing the way we think of the world (2019)
  • Featured by Travel+Leisure India among Indian women to follow on Instagram (2019)
  • Awarded silver for best writing in a travel blog at TBC Asia Awards (2018)
  • Featured in Vogue India magazine among 4 Instagram travel accounts to fuel your wanderlust (2018)
  • Featured on Passion Passport among Instagram’s most inspiring environmentalists (2018)
  • Quoted on Times of India in a story on sustainable travel within India (2018)
  • Featured on The CSR Journal among social media influencers in CSR
  • Featured on the cover of National Geographic Traveller magazine (2017)
  • Featured on The Good Trade among visual storytellers using Instagram to inspire global community and kindness (2017)
  • Speaker at TEDx (FMS, New Delhi) on living a nomadic life (2016)
  • Interviewed by Responsible Travel on making conscious travel choices (2016)
  • Featured on Huffington Post for one of India’s best Instagram accounts (2016)
  • Featured on WordPress Discover on how to blog your way around the world (2016)
  • Featured on YourStory among top Indian bloggers who make a living through blogging (2016)
  • Featured twice as an intrepid traveller on the front page of The Times of India (Sunday paper; 2015), India’s leading national daily
  • Voted Best Indian Travel Blogger by Vogue India (2015)
  • Featured among the Top 3 Best Asian Travel Blogs by Go Desti (2015)
  • Featured among India’s top 60 digital achievers at the Digital Women Awards (2015)
  • WINNER: India’s Best Young Social Media Professional at CMO Asia Awards (2014)
  • Featured on BBC Travel (2014)
  • Interviewed on NDTV, India’s leading news channel (2014)
  • WINNER: Best Indian Travel Blogger at Indian Blogger Awards (2013)


The Washington Post

Globe-trotting Instagram influencers are changing the way we think about the world. Who are they?

What happens when a travel influencer can’t travel?

National Geographic Traveler (global)

Travellers of color smashing stereotypes

National Geographic Traveller India

Shivya Nath’s Home Has No Address

BBC Travel

I quit my job to travel: The social media addict

Conde Nast Traveller India

Instagram accounts to follow if you care about the planet


Indian Women Travel Bloggers You Should Follow on Instagram

Meet Travel Blogger Shivya Nath, India’s Very Own Shooting Star

Live Mint

She quit her job to live life off the beaten track

Money plans for your short journeys and long travels

Eats shoots and leaves: The art of travelling as a vegetarian

Indian Express

Have travel restrictions quelled wanderlust?

Economic Times

When will travellers return?


Video: Travel blogger Shivya Nath’s Incredible Life Journey


India magazine: Best Travel Accounts on Instagram

India magazine: Best Indian Travel Blogger

The Times of India

Sunday Times: Why tourists are greening their vacation

Sunday Times: Footloose femmes

Front page, Sunday Paper: Success on your terms

Front page, Sunday Paper: Travel your way

Sunday Paper: Flying solo

Times Life: What’s age got to do with it?


Heads Up Show: Unconventional career choices

India Today

New ways of making money: Story of a traveller

Business Insider

Travelling the world and yet earning money: Read the fascinating story of this Indian blogger


How much do India’s top bloggers make?

How Shivya Quit Her Job, Traveled The Globe, and Started Up ‘IndiaUntravelled’ 

The Good Trade

10 Visual Storytellers Using Instagram To Inspire Global Community & Kindness

The Huffington Post

These Stunning Indian Instagram Accounts Deserve Your Attention Right Now

WordPress Discover

How to Blog Your Way Around The World: A Conversation with Shivya Nath

Passion Passport

Instagram’s Most Inspiring Environmentalists

The CSR Journal

Social Media Influencers in CSR

Responsible Travel

Folk We Love: Shivya Nath

Economic Times

Why more and more young Indian women & men are embarking on unconventional journeys


Featured on Femina’s 35 Under 35 Power List

Featured as a travel expert for Project Bliss: Going Solo

The Hindu

Interviewed on my life as a digital nomad: Say Hello to India’s Digital Nomads

Interviewed on how and why I travel for a living: Journey to Freedom

Featured in a story on alternate careers in India: Chasing Dreams

Cover story: Location Independent

Hindustan Times

Featured in a story on offbeat monsoon escapes: Chasing the Rains in Remote India

New Woman India

Featuring the story of how I quit my job to travel: Wandering Soul: Shivya Nath

The Better India

Green Influencers: Here’s How You Too Can Minimalise Down to Just 2 Bags!

GoAir Inflight Magazine

Cover story: Interview on being a digital nomad and author

Business Standard

Featured in a story on new age travellers: Letting The Travel Bug Bite


Featured in a story on travel blogging: Blog It 

Quoted in a story on volunteer travel: The Samaritan with a Suitcase

Travel Wire Asia

The reality of life as a travel blogger

The Tribune, Pakistan

The Notepad: Top five blogs we love to follow

Culture Trip

The Most Popular Travel Bloggers from India


10 Indian Instagrammers To Follow When You Need Intense Travel Vibes


Indian Instagram Accounts That Are Giving Us Serious Travelspiration

Polka Cafe

Featured: 10+ Instagram Accounts to Get Bitten By The Travel Bug

Gulf Weekly

Quoted in a story on ‘Discover Bahrain’: A Peek into Bahrain’s History and Culture

Women’s Web

Running a Business While on The Road


8 Indian Travel Bloggers You Should Follow on Twitter

India’s Best Travel Bloggers


Awarded gold for best communicator at the Indian Responsible Tourism Awards by Outlook Traveller (2020)

Awarded silver for best writing in a travel blog at TBC Asia Awards (2018)

Featured on a Forbes’ journalist list of 50 Indian Women to Follow on Twitter

Featured among ScoopWhoop’s 15 Indian Photographers to Follow on Instagram

Featured at #3 on Go Desti’s Best Asian Travel Blogs 2015

Featured among India’s top 60 digital achievers at the Digital Women Awards 2015


Responsible Travel

Folks we love – Shivya Nath: Sold her possessions to travel the world at 23 and lives a nomadic life

Eco Trunk

Beating all odds: Been on the road for 3 years without a home, she travels solo and eats only vegan

Daily Travel Show

Podcast: Shivya Nath’s Life of Travel

102.6 FM Rainbow All India Radio

Interviewed on the City Lights Show by RJ Anup Kaur

Shivya Nath: More Than Just a Travel Blogger

Indian Top Blogs

What makes Shivya Nath a successful travel blogger


Waving Goodbye to Corporate Life

Women’s Web

An interview on India Untravelled: Shivya Nath: The Travel Entrepreneur

Skype Blogs

Why a Top Travel Blogger Won’t Leave Home Without These 5 Things

Social Samosa

Influencers speak about misplaced industry fundamentals


How I Lead From Within


Learn the Rule of Photography, Then Break Them: Shivya, Blogger

The Midnight Blue Elephant

Interview on planning your first trip to India

Backpacks & Bunkbeds

Interview on Travel Blogging

Cookie Sound

Interview on Travel & “Home”


  1. Shivya, just wanted to say that one who follows her passion is one who really lives life. Glad you are living your life! Keep going..

  2. Màñjù Ñàth says

    I have just one sentence for you..
    “You are an Inspiration” 🙂
    I’m more like Walter Mitty… and i think its time for me to keep you as my role model.!

    • Haha! You have some awesome adventures ahead of you then 🙂 Don’t forget me when you head to Greeland!

  3. YOGiNi says

    Hi Shivya, so glad I came across your blog 🙂 Reading about your travel, achievements, and experiences is awesome. The travel bug bit me when I first went on bike-trip to the mesmerizing Ladakh…i became greedy from there on. Where are you heading next? Keep traveling keep writing! bon voyage 🙂

  4. reachlife360degrees says

    This is indeed an achievement. Congratulations. I am totally hooked onto your blog. What’s in store for you for 2016 ?

  5. Sana says

    Its great to see a person travelling and living their dreams. I hope that someday, I could visit the place of my dreams. Congratulations on all your achievements!

    One of my friend considers you as his inspiration, he’d love to travel around the world someday. Any tips for him?

  6. Viral says

    Wow, what a life Shivya! Envy you, but of course, you are an inspiration!

  7. I found this blog from Google and after that, bookmarked it and keep coming back for more reading. Truly inspiring and entertaining.

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