My Book

“What would you do differently if you had a second chance at life?”

In 2011, I decided to take a second chance at life. I quit my full-time 9-to-5 job and the corporate rat race with a dream of seeking an unconventional way of life. Two years later, I gave up my home, sold most of my belongings and decided to travel the world indefinitely. This journey has taken me to 50+ countries across 6 continents, often solo.

My book – The Shooting Star – charts my battles and adventures from the cubicle to the road, and from small-town India to remote corners of the globe. I write candidly about my struggles of transitioning from an average Indian girl to a free soul, who wants to live on her own terms, explore the world meaningfully and smash stereotypes along the way. I write about my relationships, battles, triumphs and life-changing encounters, and how I tried to conquer my deepest fears.

The Shooting Star: Rated #1 Bestseller in Travel Writing on Amazon! 

Order your copy of The Shooting Star – paperback or Kindle – on Amazon / Flipkart.

The Shooting Star will be available in bookstores after 25th September 2018.

Media: Features and reviews

“Her upcoming book, The Shooting Star, reveals that the blogger wasn’t cut out for a nine-to-five routine job. This craving is not new nor is it exclusive to Shivya. Many of us feel the need to break away from the monotony of day-to-day life and go out exploring the world with a backpack. But how many have the courage to do that? Shivya’s blog and writings have helped many people change their perspective about young girls choosing unconventional professions.”

~ Deccan Chronicle (Sept 2018)

TV Interview on NewsX about my travels and book (Sept 2018): 

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Reviews on Amazon

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Reviews on social media

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So, I got my copy of 'The Shooting Star' written by @shivya , published by @penguinindia delivered today by @amazondotin at my doorstep today. I'm already halfway through the book(🙏 my day can't be any better🙏) and couldn't help but posting a picture of it😀 Those who don't know about the book and the author, Shivya Nath is an Indian travel blogger who gave up her home and it's been more than 7 years now since she has started living nomadically. This is her very first book named after her travel blog "The Shooting Star" which is India's leading travel blog as well. Those who haven't bought the copy yet, this book depicts her story, from quitting her steady paying corporate jobs to how she became full-time nomad – her story is going to make you go 'Wow'… • • @shivya you're such an inspiration to me and many other travel bloggers out there. I'm glad that you finally wrote your 1st book; wish you success for this one and upcoming ones too…….☺️ • • • #theshootingstar #travelblogger #amazonindia #nomadlife #bookstagram #book #travellove #walkingthemiles #travelstory #photography #nikon #nikonphotography

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