by gregor

The Vienna Blog: Elevating Travel

My mission at The Vienna Blog is simple: I want to inspire better travel. I do this by encouraging connections with destinations, guiding our readers beyond the common tourist spots, and highlighting the importance of sustainable tourism. With a focus primarily on Europe, The Vienna Blog has become a go-to source for those seeking insightful and reliable travel content.

I provide a mix of content that ranges from inspirational stories designed to capture the imagination, to comprehensive guides that dive deep into the heart of destinations, and targeted reviews that support informed travel decisions.

My readers are educated, affluent, and independent, with a well-developed sense of adventure and a desire to explore the world thoughtfully.

Who is behind The Vienna Blog?

Gregor is an Austrian travel writer and professional photographer living in Vienna, Austria. With a background in Digital & Social Marketing in a Global IT Company, he gained experience in content writing, SEO, destination marketing, and web design in a corporate environment before launching The Vienna Blog in 2010.

An avid traveler, Gregor makes destinations shine through informative, inspiring writing and stunning photography.

The Vienna Blog: Readership & Social Media Presence
Monthly Readership
– Over 70,000 page views
– Primary audience in the US, UK, Germany, Austria
Social Media Followership
– Over 400,000 followers combined
– Platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest

Why Work With Gregor?

Gregor infuses every project with his extensive knowledge and passion, guaranteeing a professional and fulfilling experience for all involved.

Engagement: Gregor’s ability to connect with his audience has cultivated a dedicated following.

Expert Insight: Recognized as a trusted authority on travel within Vienna, Austria, and Europe, Gregor offers reliable recommendations.

Visibility: With his deep understanding of SEO, Gregor ensures your content reaches a broader audience.

How Can We Work Together?

I’m happy to discuss ways in which to work together. These can include, but are not limited to:

  • Professional photography for use in marketing and social media
  • Press trips (private preferred)
  • Editorial coverage – of a product or service

Please note, that I do not accept unsolicited guest posts.

Contact Gregor to Discuss

Email me at gregor.sideris [at] and let’s chat!

For PR or commercial collaboration opportunities, or if you would like me to send my Media Kit with Client References please email me through the contact form or at Gregor.Sideris at Gmail dot com


Some of the Premium Brands TheViennaBlog works:

Hotels & Resorts

  • The Ritz-Carlton Hotels
  • The Westin Paris
  • Meridien Hotels
  • Waldorf Astoria Hotels
  • Jumeirah Group Dubai
  • Kempinski Hotels
  • Melia Hotels
  • Sofitel Hotels
  • Bristol Hotel
  • Zuerserhof, Zuers
  • Grossarler Hof
  • BLEIB BERG Health Retreat
  • Lürzers
  • Imlauer Hotel Schloss Pichlarn


  • Austrian Airlines
  • FlyDubai
  • Emirates Airlines
  • Qatar Airlines
  • Turkish Airlines

Other Brands

  • IWC Schaffhausen
  • AMG Mercedes
  • Nespresso
  • Google
  • Uber
  • Dyson
  • Samsung Mobile
  • L’Oreal
  • Garnier
  • USM Haller
  • Next Bike
  • Moet & Chandon
  • Chivas Regal Whisky
  • Perrier Jouet
  • Riedel Glasses
  • IBM
  • RedBull
  • Adobe
  • Albertina Museum
  • Leopold Museum
  • Belvedere Museum

Tourismus Boards

  • German Tourism Board
  • France Tourism Board
  • Hungary Tourism Board
  • Vienna Tourism Board
  • Italy Tourism Board
  • Croatia, Istria Tourist Board
  • Dubai Tourism Board
  • Saudia Arabia Tourism Board
  • Istanbul Tourism Board

How can you work with TheViennaBlog?

Editorial coverage

Invite TheViennaBlog to experience your product or service. I will then share my experience with my readers. If I think the product, service, or destination is a great fit and of interest to my audience, I would love to hear from you. There is no charge for this service, but please note that all my travel costs should be covered.

Press Trips

If you represent a client who would consider a press trip, do feel free to contact me. There is no charge for this service, but please note that all my travel costs should be covered.

should you wish to have a commercial post on my website? Please note that I have to refuse 90% of requests due to their nature and inappropriateness as it adds no value to my readers

Social media coverage

Over 400,000 Follower-Community with several social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), with clear mentions of your brand (i.e. links to your social media accounts in context).


A great way to engage with my readers is to provide a giveaway, of appropriate value and brand nature to my readers. Typically, giveaways are promoted through my social media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+) platforms.

Digital Marketing and Social Media consulting services

I work with a highly selected number of clients, helping them define their marketing and social media strategies in a holistic or more hands-on manner, depending on the brief. If you need help defining and/or renewing your social media strategy, including one-to-one training (various platforms), social media road map design, blogger selection/outreach programs, traditional marketing, and public relations, please get in touch. My rates start at Euro 1,500 per day.

For PR or commercial opportunities, or if you would like me to send my Media Kit with Client References please email me through the contact form or at Gregor.Sideris at Gmail dot com

My Editorial Policy

Please note that I do not accept unsolicited guest post requests. Please do not contact me offering me content that would be “of interest to my readers” – this blog is about my personal trips. I am happy to engage, endorse, and represent brands that I have used and love – please get in touch should you think that TheViennaBlog is the right platform for your luxury travel-related product or service. I do NOT write about any properties or locations I have not visited. Should I receive any compensation (financial or in the form of an experience) for any article or mention, this will be clearly disclosed