Portfolio

Portfolio

I am available for partnerships with travel brands, destinations and tourist boards, as well as various other working opportunities.

My media kit is available for download here

If you would to work with me on one of the below projects, or have any other ideas please get in touch through the contact form on my site here or email me on clairesturz [@] gmail.com.  I look forward to working with you soon!

Hotel / Restaurant Reviews            Attraction / Tour / Reviews           Product / Service Reviews

Press and Fam Trips                         Sponsored Posts                                Affiliate Partnerships

Social Media Promotion                 Brand Ambassador                            Event Promotion

Brands I have worked with include:


Kay Hyde, Head of Communications, Make It York, said,

“Visit York is one of England’s most respected travel brands and as a top visitor destination it is crucial for us to protect and nurture our brand.

We work with travel writers and travel bloggers who understand the value of our brand and who are interested in working collaboratively with us.  Claire was a pleasure to work with and has generated engaging and inspiring content about the city of York, inspiring a new generation of visitors to the city.  By working with quality Travel Bloggers, we can maximise the impact of all of our social media activity, which forms a core part of our communications strategy.  At every step of the process of working with Tales of A Backpacker, Claire was professional and a joy to work with.  We would very much recommend her to any destination interested in increasing its profile to visitors.”

Freelance Writing Work

I also work as a freelance writer, in particular for travel publications and blogs about South America, Barcelona, backpacking, female solo travel and expat life.  If you would like me to get involved with your project please get in touch through the contact form on my site or email me on clairesturz(@)gmail.com.

Here is a sample of articles I have written for other publications:

Space Nation Orbit: Space on Earth – The Salar De Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

Matador Network: 7 Ways to Save Money on Your Trip to Barcelona

Matador Network: 12 things I wish I knew before visiting Chichen Itza

Matador Network: 11 unforgettable moments you’ll experience in Birmingham, England

Don’t Forget to Move: An adventure travel & responsible tourism blog, I wrote a chapter for their popular e-book The Authentic Cuba Travel Guide on Solo Female Travel.  Updated in December 2016, this second version of their book is an excellent resource for people visiting Cuba.

The Broke Backpacker : 5 Awesome Inca Sites that Aren’t Machu Picchu

One Modern CoupleTop 10 Foods in Peru You Have to Try

Travel with Pedro: Top 10 Things to do in Mexico City

The Road Affair : Best Things to do in Barcelona

Santa Fe Travelers: 5 Free Things to do in Barcelona

eDreams : An Alternative 48 Hours in Barcelona

Homage to Barcelona: My Perfect Day in Barcelona 

Pork Tie (A creative studio based in Barcelona, now ceased publication):

Primavera Seasonal Edition: For Free or Not For Free, pages 16-19

Word on the Street: BCN The Series

Word on the Street: The Home Dining Revolution

Word on the Street: Barcelona Cooking

Media Appearances

I have also been featured in:

BBC News: Solo Backpacking Didn’t Kill Grace Millane

Huffington Post: Do You Feel Guidebooks are on the Way Out?

Swedish Radio: Travel Bloggers come to Karlskrona

Tourradar: Two Weeks in Spain for Every Budget

Visit Ecuador & South America: Top 5 Adventure Tourism Spots in South America

Tourradar: What You Need to Take & Know About Trekking to Machu Picchu

Sydostran Swedish News Site: Travel Bloggers Attract Tourists

Radio and Podcasts:

Following the BBC article about Grace Millane, I was interviewed on BBC Radio Merseyside about solo female travel and safety:

I contributed to the World Nomads podcast on Mexico, sharing my thoughts about Mexico City (at 26:36):

Speaking Engagements

I spoke at the inaugural Travel Stories event in January 2019 hosted by Euroventure, World Nomads and The Dragon Trip, sharing my personal travel story with the aim of inspiring other people to travel:

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