Travel Challenge: Day 1

Thank you so much to Angela at Suitcase Travel for nominating me for the Travel Challenge. Check out her wonderful blog for more on her explorations around the world. The Travel Challenge involves posting one favourite travel photo each day, and then nominating someone new to join in. That’s 10 days, 10 travel photos, and…

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2020: A year in review

Happy holidays! As the year finally wraps up, it’s time to look back at all that has happened during the mess that was 2020. I would have liked to write a similar post as I did in 2019, reflecting on my top travel moments of the year, but you all know how our globetrotting dreams…

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Metropolitan diary: Dancing on the streets

Dear Diary: My sister and I were visiting New York City over the May long weekend in 2016, and had spent our first morning at the American Museum of Natural History. Afterward, we strolled down Columbus Avenue, stopping outside the Lincoln Center to rest our tired feet. While sitting on steps of the adjacent Christopher…

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Celebrating 3000 follows with my favourite travel blogs

I’ve been meaning for awhile to write a post featuring my favourite travel blogs, and what better time to publish than today, as I hit 3000+ follows on I’ve Bean Travelling with a combination of WordPress, social media, and email subscribers. Over the past year, I have discovered several blogs that inspired my travels and…

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Travelling within Canada during Covid-19

Our recent trip to Niagara Falls a couple weeks ago was the furthest that we’ve ventured out since our return from Cambodia and Vietnam in February, pre-pandemic. What was it like embarking on our first travel experience since the Covid-19 pandemic? Refund policies for transportation and hotels are more flexible. We opted to take public…

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‘Coffee & Travel’ with Andy’s World Journeys

I was recently invited to participate in an interview with Andy over at Andy’s World Journeys. Check it out below, along with the rest of Andy’s amazing blog, which features stories from his incredible travels. He has been to some very intriguing places! Today it’s an interview with Canadian blogging superstar Jessica who runs the…

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Celebrating 2000+ followers with my favourite blog tools

As of this past week, I’ve Bean Travelling now proudly boasts over 2000 followers from WordPress, social media, and email! In keeping with my tradition, this milestone will be marked with a blog post about blogging. This time around, I thought I’d share with you my favourite tools that I’ve used to grow my corner…

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Is there a doctor on board?

As I am currently scraping the bottom of the barrel in terms of travel blog content, I thought about writing up a short post about my past resort vacation to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. However, whilst pondering that post, I remembered that my experience on the flight there was perhaps a lot more ‘exciting’ than…

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Missed connections: Iceland, Scotland, & England

Like many other travel lovers, the events of the last few months have put a real damper on my plans. Andy from Andy’s World Journeys just wrote a post about where he was supposed to be right now, and it got me thinking about how I was supposed to be travelling now too. As I’ve…

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#Alphabet Adventures: Travel memories from A to Z

I’m bored. The province of Ontario is finally looking at a gradual re-opening of the economy, but the process is going to be a slow one. This is surely appropriate, but it unfortunately means that my beloved hobby of travel planning is still on hold since I don’t know when I will be going anywhere!…

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