The “Travel Bigger” Blog


At Bell & Bly Travel, we help and inspire our friends, colleagues, and clients to stretch their comfort zones and experience more of the world – a travel philosophy we like to call “traveling bigger.” Check back often for updates on our trips, info on unique travel experiences, travel tips, and tools.

Regent Explorer Reviews for 2020 – Seven Seas and More

With several luxury cruise lines to choose from, it can be hard to find the perfect one for your next vacation. Here is our review of a client favorite, the Regent Seven Seas Explorer.Regent Seven Seas is changing the game when it comes to cruising. Keep reading to...

Top 5 Benefits of Traveling – Why We Should Travel More

If you are thinking of your first trip in the post-coronavirus world, whether it’s a weekend escape to recharge, or checking off a faraway bucket list destination, remember that traveling changes you mentally and physically. Did you know that looking forward to a...

Nature Travel - Benefits of Traveling

COVID-19: Visuals of Top Destinations Without Tourists

The impact of the coronavirus and the lockdowns that have been put in place have had a world-wide impact. With major restrictions of movement happening in many countries, images have begun to emerge of major landmarks and attractions that are empty of the typical...

Vatican City

7 Virtual Tours That Will Help Ease the Lockdown Blues

During this unprecedented time when many of us are staying home, there are still ways that we can travel. Thanks to the initiatives offered by museums, galleries, and zoos amongst others, you could easily spend an entire afternoon (or even day!) exploring these...

The British Museum Great Court

Wow-factor Honeymoons for 2020

So you're planning the wedding ceremony and it's stressful... to say the least!  On top of that, it's time to plan your just-the-two-of-us well-deserved honeymoon!  There’s no need for an early post-marital meltdown. You can rely on us for inspiration or to plan...

Royal Mansour

The Best Ways to See Polar Bears

Polar Bears are beautiful creatures and live mostly in the Arctic region. They can be a challenge to spot – but not when you have a partner like Bell & Bly Travel! If getting to see polar bears in the wild is on your bucket list you’re in the right place....

polar bear on ice

Bell & Bly Travel’s Year One in Review

I’ve been on a winding entrepreneurial journey for a few years now. 2017 was a year of hits and misses for me personally. I spent most of my time investing in other people's businesses, when what I really wanted was one of my very own. Though I was working on...

Hacienda Zuleta: Your Home Away From Home in Ecuador

Hacienda Zuleta is a hotel I just cannot stop raving about. If you’re thinking of a trip to Ecuador, this one has got to make your list! Hacienda Zuleta is special because…. A lot of hotels say that they have designed their spaces so that you feel “at home.”...

Hacienda Zuleta courtyard

Sarah’s Top 7: Unique Hotels For The Holidays

Traveling over the holidays can be extremely rewarding - either with the whole family to celebrate, or as a getaway right after Christmas. On the other hand, this is the busiest travel season all year. Many resorts can also nearly double their prices! Check out my...

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