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About the Author

An ambitious, young writer with a unique, global, voice, Nithin is a world traveler who aims to tell stories that connect us through our common human culture. Infected with the travel bug at a very young age, when his mom took her three month old firstborn child to India to meet his grandparents, he has already visited 44 countries and lived in Spain, France, Nepal, and Indonesia. Nithin received his undergraduate in Communications from the University of Southern California and worked for more than four years in public relations, where he frequently ghostwrote articles for national publications. More recently, his writing has been featured on Matador, Jakarta Expat, and Tripatini, and he contributes regularly to 8Asians, Quartz, and Bootsnall.

Having just finished Traveling Softly and Quietly, Nithin is currently working on his second book on the History and Culture of Chili Peppers.

Nithin’s writing portfolio

Publications: Nithin has contributed pieces to Quartz (Atlantic Monthly), Jakarta Expat, Matador,, and BootsnAll magazines. Academically, his works have appeared in the Penang Institute Magazine, Weatherhead Institute’s Asian Pacific Affairs Journal, The Association for Conflict Management Journal, and the World Resources Forum.

Media Experience: Nithin has over three years of professional public relations experiences and had numerous media contacts at outlets including Atlantic Monthly, Glamour, Grist, The Guardian, the Los Angeles Times and Huffington Post. Nithin also has extensive public speaking experience, having spoken at numerous conferences and given lectures both in the United States and abroad.

Website and Social Media: Nithin’s runs and regularly writes travel articles for, a well-trafficked website, with a reliable monthly readership of over 5,000. He also has over 600 followers on Twitter, and a big presence on several travel networks, including Couchsurfing, where he was an ambassador, the Matador Network, Tripatini, BootsnAll, and BeWelcome, all of which will be helpful in promoting the book globally.

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