The name Siddharth Pico Iyer is synonymous with travel. Aside from his name, his books and essays also contain rich content about travel.
Traveling is a great way to spend the holiday! To know more about traveling, most people rely on reading travel books and guides so that they could have the best experience. Holidays are just a few days, so care is taken to have adequate experience about how best to enjoy it. That is why authors like Siddharth Pico Iyer are not giving up on their profession.
Iyer lived for most part of his life in Japan. His life experiences were said to have shaped his style and genre of writing. On one occasion, his family house located in Santa Barbara was raised by fire from wildfires. Another important event is about his love life and relationship with Takeuchi Hiroko his Japanese wife. His wife strengthened his closeness with Japan which he often visited. The British-born novelist writes mainly inspiring travel-related books and essays. His works have been noticed in the New York Review of Books, The New York Times, and Harper’s, amongst others.
Born on the 11th of February 1957, Pico Iyer as he is fondly called has written many books such as Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk, The Global Soul, and The Man Within my Head, all published in 1988, 1991, 2000 and 2012 respectively. He is a well-traveled author who has been to many countries from North Korea to Ethiopia.
He enjoys a blend of both American and Indian cultures. His readers are familiar with many of his works. His works are not merely directories of places to visit. Rather, they give an in-depth intrusion into cultural diversities and explore concepts and terms that travelers may encounter in their journey around the world.