My favorite way to procrastinate from the grad school work I have to do is look through all of my travel photos. A few weeks ago I looked at my photos from my trip to Stockholm and Copenhagen, a trip that was a mere five months ago but felt more like five years ago. The trip was only two weeks long and I wish I could have had more time to spend in both of these beautiful cities.
My only regret after visiting Copenhagen was that I didn’t spend enough time in this cultured and vibrant city. A friend described Copenhagen as “bohemian chic” and once I saw the town with my own two eyes I could easily compare it to Amsterdam with its beautiful canals and expert bike infrastructure, which is quickly becoming the standard infrastructure that cities from all over the world look up to. I felt casual and carefree in Copenhagen. There were colorful buildings to gaze at, wide open expanses to lounge, and cobblestone streets at every turn to blissfully get lost. Copenhagen definitely has its charms and here are five of them worth seeing whether your trip is as short as mine was or if you are lucky enough to have a little more time to explore.
I planned my trip to Stockholm and Copenhagen at the very last minute so while there were a couple hostels that I had my eye on for my stay in Copenhagen, availability was limited. Luckily, I found a great budget hotel, Hotel Loeven, and it was worth the little extra money and here’s why: