Shivya Nath is the founder of the award-winning travel blog – The Shooting Star, a bestselling author and a leading advocate of slow, vegan, and responsible travel. In 2013, she 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 appeared on the cover of National Geographic Traveller India and been featured by The Washington Post among travel influencers changing the way we think about the world. Her work has appeared on BBC Travel, Conde Nast Traveller, and many leading national and international publications. During the pandemic, she co-founded Voices of Rural India – a passion project that aims to build digital storytelling skills and alternate livelihoods among rural communities across India.