Airport fun: Wide world, here I come!

By Marina Aagaard, MFT On a recent trip Aalborg-Amsterdam-Bogota: Stopover in Schiphol Airport. Big and bright and full of entertainment! I do not do selfies ... haven't got the hang of it, but husband handles a camera fairly well and takes occasional photo-with-wife-in-them shots ... However, I could not resist this gimmick at the airport. …

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Total Travel Day: Long haul flight from A to B

By Marina Aagaard, MFT A (great) day of travelling starts. Saturday 06:20 Aalborg AAL - Amsterdam AMS 08:00 Out of the plane, disembark, go to the Transfer area. 10:15 Departure time and boarding at 9:40. However, some passengers were missing. 10:30 Amsterdam AMS - A little late, but perfect take-off. AAL airport Until last year I had …

Flying back north: DBX via AAS to AAL Travel

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Photos: Henrik Elstrup and Marina Aagaard Travelling, transport from one place to another can considered time-consuming and bothersome. You can also choose to be mindful and enjoy the ride while it lasts. 4:30 the mobile alarm sounds. Rise and shine. Half an hour to dress and pack. 5:00 get a taxi on the street …

Arabian Peninsula Visit: Muscat, Oman

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Photos: Marina Aagaard and Henrik Elstrup Muscat. The name spells Middle-East mystique, sun and plenty of sand ... in the desert as well as along the long coastline. Today three tourists in Muscat, Oman. We stay at Coral Hotel on the outskirts of the city. After a hearty breakfast we are ready …

Sunny days in Dubai, Dubai Marina

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Dubai Marina. A place worth returning to. If you are into water, boats, cars and skyscrapers. This is our third visit. Dubai is sunny, hot and dry - although I like cold weather, rain and snow, enough is enough. It is 'refreshing' with some variety ... We arrived three days ago …

Middle-East travel: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. A visit to the UAE is incomplete without a visit to Abu Dhabi. The 68th most expensive city in the world. That's not so bad. It is Tuesday. We borrow our friend's car. We drive from Dubai southwards to Abu Dhabi. It is not difficult to find the way ... (the …

Travelling time: Back in Dubai, Dubai

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Photos: Henrik Elstrup and Marina Aagaard. From Denmark to Dubai. Again. A client asked me "why go there"? Dubai has become a popular international holiday destination; not strange: When you step out of the airport, you are almost blown away by the desert heat and vibrancy of the city, which never …