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The Greta Escape’s reports are addressed to those people who are fond of travels and, in a particular manner, to those who, like us, love to organize a custom-made route.
We always try to face each tour and to reach each destination in the best way, as it’s impossible to visit all the countries in the same manner.
To us, it’s important to taste the real way of life of the places we see, using public means if it’s possible or renting cars and motorbikes.
We approach all experiences features of a place (such as the downhillon the Carretera de la Muerte in Bolivia, climb the Wayna Picchu in Perù, rafting in Slovenia, night skiing in the Dolomites, race in a hot air balloon at the International rally of Mondovì, airboat, dogsledding in Lapland, jetski, snowmobile at night, zip line, parachuting…)
We always eat typical food and we don’t forget to have a look at local shops and markets.
- Storyteller, writer and web content manager.
- Social media strategist.
- Web master and web designer.
- SEO specialist.
- Buzz marketing, turism and territorial promoter.
- Travel and photographer.
- To offer advice and information through personal reports and photos we took. Interesting both for those who want to set out on a similar journey, and for those who like travelling with the mind, comfortably sit on a sofa.
- To publish texts with correct and fair information, supplied with personal and justified opinions. Everything optimized SEO. More than 75% of the blog visits are organic. All my pages are well optimized on Google research so that to be often in the first page of outcomes proposed.
- To discredit many legends (negative or not) related to travels. Unjustified dangers, metropolitan tales about food, diseases, crime. Italian people often lose fantastic experiences just getting stuck in front of baseless prejudices.
- To collaborate with the Tourist Boards, communication agencies and brands in the tourism sphere, in order to promote the structures and the regions at the best, so giving the largest number of readers the opportunity to know their beauties and chances.
- “In Viaggio col Medico” is the section professionally written by the co-author of the blog Filippo Poncina, Medical Director in anesthesia and intensive care, a graduate of acupuncture, and aims to provide medical information and consult targeted for travelers.
- “Birraturismo” is the section dedicated to our passion, beer. We tell our tasty experience in the most interesting Italian and foreign breweries, recommending tours and tastings. We guide you step by step in the homebrewing techniques.
- “Pink Packer” is the section written by our only external collaborator. Federica Beretta is passionate about trekking and Africa. Urban trekking, walking, devotional paths, backpacking trips: she is the expert and she’s a solo traveler.
- “Sempre in Valigia” it is a collection of faithful travel-mates who have made life easier or that have allowed us to create the best memories to share on the blog and on social. Travel and sports equipment, technology and much more: brands that facilitate the life of a traveler.
COLLABORATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
Arab Emirates, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Cabo Verde, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lithuania, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Kenya, Perù, Portugal, Principality of Monaco, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, U.S.A. (Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Myanmar, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah), Switzerland, Thailand, the Vatican City, Turkey, Tunisia.
Samsung Brand Testimonial for the project #imagelogger as best image-influencer among italian travel blogger; testing NX30 camera with lenses; project #roundie testing Gear 360.
Collaboration with Europ Assistance – Generali Italia as testimonial for the bill “Viaggi” e “Annuale Multiviaggio”.
Web content and social media manager for the app MyMonferrato, multi languages guide to discover Monferrato’s territory.
PRESS TOURS, BLOG TOURS, EDUCATIONAL
Individual press tour in Northern Ireland for the St. Patrick’s Festival, in collaboration with Turismo Irlandese and Discover Northern Ireland.
Media trip about beer in Slovenia organized by Best Press Story.
Blog tour #3zinnendolomites with winter sports and activities, organized by Tre Cime Dolomiti.
New years’s eve mini cruise to Naples in collaboration with Corsica and Sardinia Ferries.
Individual press tour in Sofia in collaboration with Visit Sofia.
Individual press tour fly&drive in Scotland in collaboration with Visit Great Britain and Visit Scotland.
Educational in Franciacorta with #InLombardia.
Blog tour about spa and wellness in Slovenia organized by Best Press Story.
International media trip “Beside the seaside”: outdoor Northern Ireland. Chosen by Turismo Irlandese and Discover Northern Ireland as Italian representative.
Blog reporter and web writer: correspondent in Thailandia for the first ThaiTour branded Blueberry Travel tour operator.
Blog tour #franciapartisubito #madeinfrance organized by Rendez-vous en France and the tourists boards of Angers and Poitiers.
Blog tour #shareyoursmile organized by Visit Flanders to promote Anversa, Gent and Bruxelles
Press trip to Munich in collaboration with Air Dolomiti (to promote the flight Caselle – Munich for the 25th year of the company) and with the Tourists Board of Munich for the five hundredth of the edict on the purity of Bavarian beer.i
#viviamopositivo, a project of Generali Italia in collaboration with TheGira and Gambero Rosso: 8 days driving an Ape rickshaw through Lombardia, Piemonte, Veneto and Trentino for the aperitifs in red and to promote the Italian culinary excellence.
Winner of #CaliforniaOnYourOwn contest organized by Visit California and Master Consulting. My project was judged the best, and then realized with the partnership of AirBerlin, Naar Tour Operator, Best Western and Alamo rent a car.
Press tour #CroatiaCamp organized by Best Press Story in collaboration with Valamar Camp the Tourists Boards of Porec and Krk to promote accommodations and visits in Porec and Krk.
Press tour #DiscoverDjerba organized by Tunsia Tourists Board in collaboration with TunisAir, to promote Djerba during the pilgrimage to the synagogue La Ghriba.
Individual travel in Southern USA (Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas) #EscapeInSouthUSA in collaboration with: TravelSouthUSA, VisitUSA-Italia, Atlanta cvb, New Orleans cvb, Explore Georgia, Visit Houston, Visit Dallas, Visit San Antonio, Rancho Cortez, Marriott, Creole Queen Cruises.
Press tour #SouthernEngland #OMGP organized by Great Britain Tourists Board to promote Kent and Sussex Counties.
International blog tour #mysienaexperience organized by My Tour Tuscany Experts to promote Siena’s excellences.
Selected along with the best international bloggers for #HelsinkiSecret “live like a local” tourism promotion project of Visit Helsinki.
Press tour in collaboration with Visit Finland, Inari-Saariselka and Visit Helsinki to promote Lakes District, Lapland and Helsinki.
Educational #casatolentino organized by La Paranza to promote Rione Sanità and Quartieri Spagnoli of Naples
Press tour in collaboration with Aletsch Arena tourists board, Valais, Switzerland. Theme: nature and sports. glacier, snowshoeing, ski, sledge, wellness and local food.
New years’s eve mini cruise to French Riviera in collaboration with Corsica and Sardinia Ferries.
Educational #DistrettoTuristicoSelinuntino discovering Agrigento and Trapani’s districts; extension in Palermo in collaboration with Visitpalermo.it
Individual travel in Stockholm with the collaboration of Visit Stockholm and Hotel HTL Upplandsgatan.
Blog tour #menssanaincorporesano organized by Best Press Story and Sava hotel&spa to promote health centers and spa in Ptuj and Bled. Enogastronomy, history and nature of Slovenia.
Blog tour #IFEELsLOVEnia organized by Slovenian tourists board, to promote trekking and rafting in Kobarid, Bovec, Bled lake and Tolmin.
Individual travel in Japan in collaboration with Blueberry Travel T.O.: Kyoto, Nikko, Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Sendai, Tokyo.
Blog tour #gojordan #shareyourjordan organized by tourist board of Jordan to discover and promote Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea.
Solo travel driving an Ape calessino Piaggio. Catania – Milan in 9 days. Project by Thegira, main partner Generali.
Press tour in collaboration with Stuttgart tourists board sponsoring the city and the Stuttcard.
Blog tour #minubetrip #simplymunich organized by in collaboration with tourists board of Munich, tourists board of Germany and EasyJet to discover the city of Munich.
Blog tour #visitalefilippine organized by tourist board of Philippines and Cathay Pacific to discover and promote Manila, Cebu, Bohol, Panglao, Siquijor and Negros.
Press tour for the project #CorsicaVivilaAdesso organized by A Tout France: 8 days itinerary by car, in complete autonomy, discovering Corsica.
Blog tour #CretaSegreta organized by Volagratis in collaboration with tourists board of Greece and Aegean Airlines to discover gastronomy and less tourist sites of Crete island.
Press tour in collaboration with Le Boat and Visit Holland Italia. Amsterdam, Utrecht and a week in houseboat sailing the dutch channels and visiting the most famous craft breweries.
Press tour in collaboration with tourists boards of Puebla and Tlaxcala, in Mexico, sponsoring villages, history and food of the States.
Blog tour at Dolomiti mountains (Alleghe, Civetta and Marmolada zone) sponsoring winter activities and the event Baite Aperte, organized by Dolomiti Stars.
Press tour “Discover Dakhla” organized by Moroccan tourists board and by AIGO.
Press tour in collaboration with Visit Norway, Innovasjon Norge, Visit Lofoten, Visit Alta and Visit Oslo sponsoring Oslo, Lofoten Islands, Alta and Norwegian Lapland.
Press tour in collaboration with Romania tourists board and Cuj Napoca tourists board sponsoring Cluj as the European Youth Capital 2015.
Press tour in collaboration with the Estonia tourists board, the Tallinn tourists board and the Tartu tourists board, sponsoring Tartu, Tallinn and Lahemaa National Park and the Tallinn City Card.
Press tour in collaboration with the Flanders tourists board and the Brugge tourists board in Belgium, sponsoring Bruges and the Brugge City Card.
Collaboration with the tour operator My Tour and local structures sponsoring Siena, Firenze and Chianti’s territory.
Participation at Travel Blogger Destination Italy in TTG-Incontri Rimini (october 9-11 2014).
Blog tour #PiaveLive organized by Consorzio Bacino Imbrifero Montano del Basso Piave and Next Italia.
Blog tour #NovaraIn organized by ATL Novara.
Coordination of the blog tour #Eolie4Seasons with Sicily4Seasons.
Educational #ValleUnica organized by Consorzio di promozione turistica Valleunica, Consorzio Dolomiti.
Collaboration with the Vilnius tourists board, in Lithuania, sponsoring the city and the Vilnius City Card.
Press tour #BorghiSiciliani along the east cost of Sicily, in collaboration with Sicily4Seasons.
Blog tour #BecomingOssola organized by Cooperativa Aurive.
Blog tour #Casalborgone for the local fair.
Blog tour #ScoprendoChieti organized by the colleague Alessandro Giagnoli in collaboration with b&bs and agritourism structures in the province of Chieti, Abruzzo.
Blog tour #LeRondini, “sleeping among art”, set up by the hotel structure “Le Rondini” of San Francesco al Campo (TO) in collaboration with Mimmo Laganà, a local artist of world-wide renown.
Blog tour #Natalealricettodicandelo under the supervision of Candelo visitors’office (BI) and of Italia Blog Tour collaboration.
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Top influencer for the specialized site Teadslabs
Interview for the destination blog viaggioadubai.it
Interview for the blog of the tour operator Blueberry Travel
Protagonist of the travel movie #simplymunich of Minube [video]
Choosen as one of the most influent couple of travel blogger from Intermundial
Presentation of #minubetrip #SimplyMunich on blog.minube.it
Interview “Trains and travel blogger” on the blog bassavelocità.it
Mentioned among the 50 travel blogs to be followed on the blog iviaggidimanuel.com
“Blog of the month” March 2014 on the site markos.it
Interview for the participation to the blog tour #ScoprendoChieti
Presentation of the blog tour #ScoprendoChieti on chietitoday.it
Interview “Viaggi, foto e scrittura: The Greta Escape” by Armando Alibrandi for the Gazzetta di Pistoia
“The travel of the week” Jan 2015 (Cosa e dove mangiare a Tallinn, in Estonia) on blog.goeuro.it
Armando Alibrandi on Gazzetta di Pistoia for the post “La mia avventura nel Salar di Uyuni”
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