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Bloggers//Travelers Dinner & Networking Sept 29th (Tokyo)

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Bloggers/Writers/Travelers Dinner & Networking!

¥2,000 including dinner Protected content (FEW paid guests free) Sponsored by Odigo Travel Planning. Odigo will provide 15 free entry tickets to the top 15 short travel reviews on their site. please check info below to submit a review of your favorite places in Japan!

Speaker # Protected content and Writing About Your Adventure with Nithin Coca (Hosted by the Pink Cow)- When Nithin was 23, a recent College graduate with big dreams, he embarked on a 13-month, unplanned, around the world journey, to find myself and my life’s desires. His recently released memoir, Traveling Softly and Quietly, is about this trip. How does travel at the edges of ones limits help us learn about who we are?

The book is more than a mere travelogue, its a book about life. Coca explores, through attempts to party in Europe, backpack solo in Turkey, and volunteer in Nepal and Thailand, universal themes such as independence, modernity, growth, and friendship. By observing quietly, and slowly diving into many challenges on the road, he eventually overcome shyness and uncertainty and discover the beauty of travel.

Coca will also talk about writing the memoir, and how the hardest part about writing is simply, writing. Ideas stay stuck in your head and never come out on paper. He’ll discuss building discipline, the editing and revising process, and why self-publishing is the only way forward in today’s modern publishing industry for a first-time writer.

About the Author: An ambitious, young writer with a unique, global, voice, NithinCoca 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. His writing has been featured in Indonesia Expat, Al Jazeera English, 8Asians, Quartz, and Bootsnall.

Speaker #2 - Odigo Content Manager Wouter van Hest

Odigo is a new and exciting venture into the world of travel planning. We are in the middle of our new project and want to present to you an introduction to our trip planner which is fuelled by an online community seeking to share local knowledge, and make planning easy and fun.

We need local expert knowledge for our easy to use trip planner and we need writers to help build our content. We are offering you the chance to win free entry to the Pink Cow event on the 28th of September! All you need to do is write a sample review for us by Sept. 25th and we'll select the 15 best ones. Contact us for more information - Protected content

If anyone else would like to present about travel writing or experience please email us at Protected content and we will get you on if we have space!

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