I’m delighted, no, no I’m not – I’m ecstatic to announce the today is the Backpacker to Nomad book launch day! Yes that’s right, finally the long wait is over and the travel memoir is finally launched into the world, onto bookshelves, kindle devices and hopefully on your to read list!
I can’t start to even explain just how excited I am that after three drafts, a complete change from the original concept, three rounds of back and forth with my editor that the book is finally published!
We made it, and I wouldn’t have done it without your support through the whole process. Thank you to all my regular readers.
What is backpacker to nomad
If however this is your first time reading my posts and are wondering what ‘Backpacker to Nomad’ is let me tell you.
This Backpacker to Nomad book is a travel memoir consisting of a collection of travel stories from the first five years of my long-term travelling life. It goes deep into certain situations, experiences moments I’ve experienced over the years showing how my intended one year trip turned into the first five years of my nomadic life.
It dives into my mindset, attitude, perception of people and the world at that time in point to showing how and why my views and perspectives on practically everything changed. It focuses on just how clueless I was at the beginning of this crazy life I live.
Along with my own views, the book journeys through many of my adventures and misadventures and weird encounters I’ve also had.
backpacker to nomad book blurb
Trapped with a lunatic pilot en route to a deserted Island in Australia where a cold hard reality hits like a freight train…
Unknowingly scaling active volcanoes in New Zealand with harsh consequences…
Experiencing a euphoric natural high in the heartlands of Jurassic Laos…
Long-term British budget backpacker, Amit, shares fifteen humorous yet thought provoking travel stories of adventures, discovery and despair from his ‘take the rough with the smooth’ journey from naïve backpacker to nomad.
Through the thrills and spills of his early calamitous struggles with solo travel, comfort zones are smashed, crippling fears are faced, there’s the odd brush with death, face off’s with wild animals and the reality of long-term travel life hits hard. While life is always on hand to throw spanners, this remarkable never-ending journey feels like living in an alternate reality.
Amit provides a unique perspective on life, his mentality, shows the transformation he undertakes and reveals why he cannot return to ‘normal life, in this travel memoir sure to fill you with wanderlust and laughs.
What are the travel stories included in this travel memoir?
- Plans? Sure, They Work!
- Me, Myself, and I
- Clenched Skin
- Thor’s Ragdoll
- Nah, We’re Not Lost!
- Blood, Sweat & Mordor
- Peasant in Neverland
- Tuk-Tuks and Scams
- Paradise Hurts
- In the Jungle…
- Jurassic Bliss
- A Mekong Kinda Day
- Ghetto Snobbing
- Backpacker to Nomad
Why should I buy this Backpacker to Nomad book?
If you’ve ever dreamt of, daydreamed of or planning on just packing up your bags for a life of drifting around the world or if you just love to read about adventures, discoveries and travelling from the comfort of your own home while being entertained then this is the book for you. This travel memoir will take you deep on a rollacoaster journey to show what long-term travel is really life while keeping you laughing at many of my misfortunes over those initial five years.
Who is Amit Vaidya?
That’s me, you may know have read some of my travel blog posts before here on Forever Roaming the World or you may even have crossed paths with me, shared a drink gone on adventures together while travelling.
If you don’t know me, let me direct you over to my about me pages.
Where and how to buy this book?
You have the option of buying the book from either your kindle device if you prefer to read on kindle or if you are like me and prefer the physical copy you can purchase it through your local amazon store.
The book is exclusive to Amazon so kindle unlimited readers can read for FREE and prime members will be able to get a quicker delivery.
Wait! - before you run off to buy the book
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Follow British backpacker Amit’s humorous wild ride into nomad life. From his early calamitous struggles with solo travel, the odd brush with death, to ghetto snobbing (his words), it’s been a ‘take the rough with the smooth’ type of journey
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