We master the art of how to enrich a journey with the spirit and passion that matter to you. Journeys where you stop being a tourist and become a lifetime traveller instead, connecting with the pure essence of a destination and engaging with inspiring locals. We think that sets us apart from the rest and why some of the major press have come to support us over the years.
Hiking in the mountains of his childhood, Andrea Oschetti traverses the Alta Via 1, a mountainous trail that ascends to the jagged peaks and dives into the isolated valleys of Northern Italy. In this journey, Andrea faces the harsh history of the White War, and rediscovers the traditions that have endured and prospered in the Dolomites.
CNN gives travel advisors the spotlight and outlines the perks of using one for your next trip. "At a time when travel booking sites and apps are a dime a dozen, and travelers can plan an entire trip without speaking to a real person, travel professionals are actually in high demand," says Shivani Vora. We at Blueflower sum it up like this: make our travellers' dreams come true.
In her list of experiences to get away in 2019, Kate Springer aptly notes that "escapism isn’t just plonking yourself on a nice beach: it’s about shifting your mind, taking a break from 24-hour media and pushing boundaries, too." We applaud her depth in travel, even more so because one of our trips made it to the top of her list — Antarctica: Airborne to World's End.
In a daring feat of travel bravado, Andrea crosses the Himalayan Range in the dead of winter. In this unique adventure across Dolpo, he articulates a core tenement of his philosophy: "The abyss that used to divide pioneering explorers from the rest of us has been somewhat bridged".
The premier adventure travel magazine in the region, Adventure Asia, features Andrea's travels in remote regions of Georgia and Caucasus. From snowy peaks to lush fields of green, Blueflower's CEO reaches the border between travel and exploration, where maps cease to have names: "We are nowhere, yet I feel we have arrived."
"What's interesting about spending time with people, not passing by is that people take an interest in you. The curiosity involves bother parties.These kind of memories are much stronger when you connect another culture to your own personal experience." - Andrea Oschetti on Initium Style
"Blueflower offers bespoke trips tailored to the individual client, with the aim of creating intimate experiences that allow the travller to explore a destination in a deeper and more fulfilling way. In other words, trips that aren't just about the bucket list or about following what the guide says," - Andrea Oschetti on Gafencu
Rather than acting as just another boutique agency, Blueflower — and Oschetti — acts as travel mentors, working closely with the light-knit collective of inspiring individuals around the world, from journalists to chefs to filmmakers, to create experiential, life-enriching trips.
"Who do you expect your clientele to be?" asks Action Asia in this Q&A.
Someone like me. I started Blueflower with my travel needs in mind. My travel aspirations were always ambitious and I never used a travel agency. The more ambitious I was, the more I saw how challenging it can be to create these kinds of trips.
The premier publication and booking portal for all things wellness gives its readers the Blueflower treatment. Our very own Andrea Oschetti shall lead culinary activities to compliment Heather Thomas Shalabi's Yoga & Pilates Sessions. Together, they shall imbue the retreat genre with delight and flavourfulness