How I Traveled Scandinavia For Six Days With Less Than $1000

In November 2015, I spent six days traveling solo through Scandinavia to three capital cities and spent a total of USD $883.39, including all airfare, accommodations, museums, food/drinks, and shopping. I did not create a budget for this trip beforehand as it was a last minute trip that I knew I wanted to take regardless of cost. I had decided last minute to switch jobs and wanted to Read More …

25 Free Things To Do In Copenhagen

Scandinavian cities are known for being expensive and unaffordable, but after traveling there myself, I discovered plenty of free and fun activities to do. This list contains a mixture of history, culture, beautiful sights, and alternative art that will help you experience Copenhagen on a budget and keep you entertained for days. Here is our list of 25 free things to do in Copenhagen. 1. Take a Read More …

24 Hours in Copenhagen

After discovering my favorite Scandinavian capital of Stockholm, I moved on to Copenhagen, Denmark. I had heard about the strong bike culture in Copenhagen and was excited to rent a bike and explore the city. Similar to the other cities, I spent a little more than 24 hours in Copenhagen, but the majority of my sightseeing activities were done within a 24 hour period. My guide to Read More …

24 Hours in Stockholm

After visiting Helsinki, I was off to Stockholm, a city I was very excited to explore. I am a big fan of Swedish design and Swedish musicians, including Peter Bjorn & John, First Aid Kit, Icona Pop, Robyn, and Tove Lo, and I really hoped to be as big a fan of the city as I was of the people who came out of it. Stockholm did Read More …

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 1550 by the King of Sweden as a trading competitor 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, including the Seven Years’ War, the Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90, 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 across the globe with curious eyes. Be sure to check Read More …

Our Upcoming Travels & THE VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD

As we’re mapping out our travels for the next six months or so, we thought it would be a great idea to share our upcoming travels with you for two reasons: (1) to let you know what types of posts to look for in the upcoming months, and (2) to solicit your advice on these destinations. We are also proud to announce that we have been awarded 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 is clean, comfortable, well-staffed, and a great place to meet other travelers. 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, and we departed Saturday evening. I don’t think most people Read More …