Erik van Erp

Founder, Around the Globe

Erik van Erp is the founder of Around the Globe. What started as a personal blog during a trip in 2002 has become one of the biggest active independent travel communities in the Netherlands. Erik, a travelling nomad himself, knows the needs of travellers. For over 10 years he has used his IT background to develop unique tools to provide support to travellers during their journey.

Erik is a speaker at travel conferences and universities and is one of the initiators of This is a platform where travel bloggers, online journalists, publishers, and online magazines work together to collaborate, amplify each other’s campaigns, and share knowledge. Together with the travel industry they search for the best possible results, resources, and possibilities to effectively create successful campaigns.