Backpacker Business from South East Asia to South America with Nikki Scott

itunes-subscribe-web-button-2Nikki Scott, a former advertising executive, decided to backpack across the world, and also make a business out of it. She started a series of print magazines in different regions of the world, set up an adventure trip booking website and has written a book that tells the adventures of running a business in Thailand and life as an expat in Southeast Asia.

Discussed in this episode:

  • What was the biggest transformational moment that led to a traveling lifestyle rather than resigning to a 9 to 5 job.
  • Are people from Europe more likely to take gap years for traveling.
  • The differences between the vision she had when she started versus what actually happened.
  • How the experiences and people you meet on the way can open your eyes and change your life
  • Backpacking tips and tricks for young people that just started traveling.
  • Traveling with a partner relationship vs traveling alone.
  • The biggest obstacles that had to be overcome in building a business while traveling in Southeast Asia.
  • Is age an obstacle in building a brand or is it an advantage.
  • Does money influence the spirit of traveling and the kind of people you meet.
  • How the feedback of the readers can really keep you going even in the toughest times.
  • What are the most important steps to get to success for the people stuck in their own belief system.
  • The pros and cons between a hippie guitar playing way of life vs getting a proper job way of life.
  • Main subjects and insides covered in the her book, Backpacker Business.
  • Traditions and cultures.
  • Raising a family while traveling.
  • How difficult is to live in a country not knowing the language
  • Why is Barcelona so awesome.

How to Connect with Nikki Scott:

Her Book… Backpacker Business: One girl’s journey from wide-eyed traveller to worldwide entrepreneur.

Buy her Book on Amazon Here


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