We Are Travel Girls is a global travel community created to inspire, connect, educate and empower female travellers around the world.
The content on this blog is contributed by women from all over the world making We Are Travel Girls a go to resource for female travel tips, advice and stories.

Our Founders

We Are Travel Girls Founders

Becky van Dijk & Vanessa Rivers

Becky and Vanessa are two friends who met in London in 2015. They immediately bonded over a mutual love for travel and decided to come together to create a community to inspire women to get out of their comfort zone and see the world!

At the time they met there were no travel community blogs that consistently shared travel articles from women around the world. So, they decided to create a website to promote female travel bloggers and bring together women from all around the globe, publishing five new, authentic, travel articles every week.

Since We Are Travel Girls launched in 2016 we have expanded our brand to host events and meet-ups all over the world, curate bespoke luxury women’s only trips through Travel Girls Getaways, and proudly launched the charity branch of our company to give back through Travel Girls Giving.

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What Do We Do?

We Are Travel Girls is a community, a blog, a female tour company, an event organiser and so much more!

We are constantly striving to create more ways for women to be a part of the community and to connect with one another around the world.

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Meet The Team

Becky van Dijk
Co-Founder / CEO

Becky is an ex-private banker from London who quit her job after 10 years in finance to chase her travel and entrepreneurial dreams! She started working on We Are Travel Girls in 2015, and since then has successfully launched Travel Girls Getaways and online blogging courses at BeckyvanDijk.com

Vanessa Rivers

Vanessa is a California surfer girl, writer and entrepreneur. Her passion for travel and sustainability led her to create her eco bikini line SummerLoveSwimwear.com (as seen in Sports Illustrated), a surf lesson company, and her travel blog Glitter&Mud. She is a proud new mom to a little travel girl and co-founder of We Are Travels Girls.

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Ryan Rappeport
Digital Marketing Manager

Growing up in LA, Ryan has always been an avid world traveler. After graduating from Loyola Law School and working for Deloitte’s Analytic and Forensic Technology group, Ryan oversees all the digital marketing for We Are Travel Girls, including content strategy, SEO, email marketing, Facebook ads, analytics and more.

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Anny Wooldridge

Anny Wooldridge grew up in Norfolk, England. She is a passionate traveller and has visited over 28 countries as well as living and working in Greece, France, USA and Colombia. She started a travel blog inspiring others to travel and has pursued her passion for writing ever since as a freelance travel writer and editor.

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Abi Prowse
Senior Contributor

Abi is a freelance translator, editor and writer, who has always leapt at each opportunity to explore new corners of the world. Originally from the UK, she has also lived in France, Portugal, and Italy, documenting her adventures on her travel and lifestyle blog. Abi is a regular contributor to We Are Travel Girls.

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