24 Hours in Helsinki

In November 2015, I embarked on a one week journey through Scandinavia, an area of Europe I had been wanting to see for years. My first stop was Helsinki, the capital city of Finalnd. Helsinki sits on a peninsula in the southern part of Finland on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. Helsinki was established in Read More …

Suomenlinna: A World Heritage Site

On an island off Helsinki sits Suomenlinna, a sea fortress and UNESCO World Heritage site. Suomenlinna was built during the Swedish era (1748-1808) as a base for the Archipelago Fleet, or the “fleet of the army.” The archipelago fleet was a branch of the Swedish armed forces created to protect the Swedish coasts during several wars, Read More …

A Journey Through Bolivia: La Paz and Beyond

The following is a guest post by Natasha. The first thing I noticed when I arrived in La Paz was the altitude. The feeling is difficult to describe but consists of lightheadedness and a faster heart rate – almost as if you’ve just had an intense workout. The 1,000m drop between the airport and the city centre Read More …

Our First Liebster Award!

This has been a great week for MVMT Blog as we’ve been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award and the Liebster Award! We are so honored and grateful to Erin at Wonderlost Travels for nominating us for our first Liebster Award. Erin and her travel buddy, Eva, blog about their travel adventures and what they’ve learned from traipsing Read More …

Hostel Review: City Backpackers Hostel Stockholm

At the recommendation of a friend, I stayed at the City Backpackers Hostel Stockholm in November 2015 for two nights while traveling solo through Scandinavia. As an avid hostel stayer with both positive and negative experiences, I would highly recommend City Backpackers Hostel Stockholm to anyone traveling to Stockholm, but especially for solo travelers, as it Read More …

A Weekend Getaway to Iceland

Last Thanksgiving (end of November for Americans), my family and I took a trip to Iceland for the long weekend/holiday. Like most of my trips, this one was short because my job doesn’t allow me to take much time off. We arrived in Iceland early Thursday morning after a short 5 hour flight from Toronto, Read More …

Our Favorite Fun Activities Around Niagara Falls

I remember going to Niagara Falls as a child and having no interest in it after my first visit, which included the “opportunity” to ride the Maid of the Mist, which left me cold, wet, and utterly miserable. Now that my parents have lived in Toronto for 6-7 years and I’ve been to Niagara Falls at least Read More …