Hey There, I'm Becky!

Half English, Half Dutch I am an ex private banker, turned blogger, educator and entrepreneur.

Two and half years ago, after 10 years in the city I quit my job in finance to launch my own travel business We Are Travel Girls. Since then I have gone on to grow a successful blog, a community of over 500,000 followers, created and ran several Business & Blogging Retreats and other women’s group getaways. 

I love my travel business, but I am also passionate about teaching and mentoring so the natural progression for me was to put my courses and mentorship programmes online! 

Now you can follow in my footsteps and learn from me how to create a memorable brand, business and blog. In my courses I teach you everything I wish I knew when I started out!

How Can I Help You?

I launched my online business in 2016, since then I have grown our website to receive over 130,000 visitors per month, grown a social following of over 500,000 and created a six figure business. But why is this different to anyone else? Because I did this 100% organically, no tricks, nothing, nada and that’s why I can truly teach you how to become a successful blogger and entrepreneur. 

What does it take to be successful in the online industry? 

Hard Work. Yep, I know you are looking for a quick fix, a short cut, maybe one of those lovely ladders in the Snakes and Ladders game! I am here to tell you that those routes won’t bring you long term success.

BUT what I am also here to tell you is that I can give you ALL of the tools that you need, the resources, the methods to grow your blog readership, your email list, your social media statistics and create a long term revenue generating business! You just need to take this information and apply it.

Courses

The Blogger Course

Our signature course teaching you absolutely everything you need to know to run a profitable blog, brand your business and use a blog to generate new customers! Including modules on Blog Business Planning, Branding, Social Media, SEO, Email List Growth, Press & PR, and so much more - this is the only course you will need to take your blog to the next level!

Becky van Dijk How To Launch A Retreat Course

Launch Your Retreat Course

Planning on launching your own retreats or group trips? Having ran several educational retreats and group getaways I can teach you everything you need to know to plan, curate and run a profitable retreat. In this course I take you step by step through the retreat process, from coming up with your niche, to marketing your trip, to running the retreat itself!

Why Learn From Me?

There are lots of courses out there, so the question is why pick my courses?

Since I launched my first blog WeAreTravelGirls.com I worked hard to learn everything you need to know to run a successful, profitable blog that people actually visit! Unlike social media your blog and your email list are truly yours, an algorithm won’t stop someone reading your email – so in my courses, eBooks and resources I tell you how to grow a following, audience and customer base in the places that really matter! 

At university I studied Business & Economics, I then went onto work for two of the largest banks in the world working as an investment advisor and a private banker. Basically I advised very wealthy CEOs and Hedge Fund Managers on their assets. I had new client, revenue and new asset targets every year (which I beat!) and basically ran my own mini business within the bank with my book of clients. This taught me about sales, marketing, branding, building client relationships and so much more that I have been able to take into running my own business. 

My academic and work background gave me an incredible foundation to become an entrepreneur. I am a self-confessed workaholic and find it difficult to delegate, which has meant I taught myself everything from building websites, to design, SEO, email list building, marketing and social media growth.

But what I love the most is teaching and sharing my knowledge. I have found that the teaching element of my Business & Blogging Retreats, as well as my mentorship programme are one of the most rewarding experiences. 

I want to help others to navigate the online business world and give them the headstart I wish I had when I began this journey!

A Few Of My Favourite Things

Read some of my favourite articles on the blog!

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  • This was my all time favourite photo that I took in Poland and my favourite place in Krakow. How amazing is this church? Are you more of a beach person or an architecture person? I personally love to explore cities with history and buildings that were made in a time when creating something of beauty was important. What's the most impressive building or peice of architecture you have seen on your travels? ⠀
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#wearetravelgirls #poland #krakow #archictecture #travel #beautifulmatters #churchesoftheworld #passionpassport #beautifuldestinations #travelandleisure #travelblogger #guardiantravelsnaps #travelgirls #travelingtheworld #theprettycities #thatsdarling  #flashesofdelight #pursuepretty #livethelittlethings #darlingmovement #liveauthentic
  • Happy Valentines guys! 💕 Whether you believe in or celebrate this holiday, it's still a good excuse to look around at our loved ones and remind them how important they are to us. And this one is pretty important to me - love you Ryan - now go start cooking my tacos! Yep, we are having valentines tacos 🌮 ⠀
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#valentines #love #weddingday #australia #collaroybeach #beachwedding
  • {Partnership with Kevin Murphy} The last few days of snow on this page - well at least until I go skiing in Austria next month! ⛷ If you are looking for a great, eco and animal friendly products that keep your hair glossy even in cold weather head over to @love_kevin_murphy and explore the ranges they have for different hair types. I cannot get enough of the products that are designed specifically for my fine flyaway hair! #ad⠀
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#lovekm #lovekevinmurphy #wearetravelgirls #poland #zakopane #winterwonderland #winter #snow #travel⠀
  • Sharing my last few Poland snow photos. Sorry about the flood of photos of me basically wearing the same outfit for three days - I promise I did change! The reality of travelling light especially in a cold country is I had two warm outfits which I mixed and matched. Plus I am definitely not one for carrying an outfit change around with me for the gram - it's honestly an achievement if I even think about wearing something that would look nice in a photo! ⠀
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Happy Sunday folks, I'll be back for a couple more me in snow pictures before I start sharing a few photos from another cold destination - England. ⠀
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#wearetravelgirls #poland #krakow #wawelcastle #theprettycities #snowcapped #snow #winter #travel #passionpassport #wanderlust #beautifulmatters #beautifuldestinations
  • Whilst it remains cold and windy in England I am dreaming of being in the snow instead ☃️ Something about being cold in the snow is far better than being cold in the rain! ⠀
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If you didn’t see it already I put up a detailed guide to Zakopane and Krakow on the WeAreTravelGirls.com blog. Hopefully it will inspire you to visit this beautiful part of Europe! ⠀
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#wearetravelgirls #zakopane #poland #snowbunny #winter #winterwonderland #travel

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