Nicole Trilivas has always been a traveler, and she has always been a writer. But it’s only recently that she combined her two loves. Her debut novel, Girls Who Travel (Penguin Random House) is a lighthearted romantic comedy with the overarching theme of travel. Here, she talks about her inspiration:
Tell us about Girls Who Travel:
Girls Who Travel is all about a free-spirited serial backpacker named Kika, who is a bit lost—but she’s lost in the right direction.
Ever since she returned from her last trip, she’s been stuck in corporate America and steeped in misery, so when she’s offered a nannying job in London, she’s thrilled at the prospect. But as Kika’s about to discover, exhilarating adventures can happen when you stay in one place…
Tell us about the title
The title for me represents a very specific persona—a girl who travels is an optimist, a free spirit, a