Bocagrande Beach: Sunny Cartagena, Colombia

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Bocagrande. A neighborhood in Cartagena, Colombia. An L shaped peninsula with large sandy beaches with silky sand and plenty of sea, sky and sun. In addition to the beaches and beach life, Bocagrande is 'hotel town'; home to elegant new hotels, shabby older hotels, big hotels and small hotels. Hiding between the hotels …

Sightseeing and flying: From Bogota to Cartagena

By Marina Aagaard, MFT On the move again. A few days ago a long haul flight from Amsterdam to Bogota with KLM. Today a short domestic flight with LATAM from the Colombian capital Bogota to the Caribbean city Cartagena. Even though it is only a short flight of about one and a half hour, most of the …

From Bogota to Beautiful Nemocon Salt Mine

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Photographer: Henrik Elstrup Underground sightseeing. Yes please. Thanks to the tip of a steward onboard the KLM Dreamliner, that flew us to Bogota, we are on our way to see the Saltmine in Nemocon today; Colombia's second largest salt mine. Not to be mistaken for the Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira, as …

Colombia Travel Adventure: A Fantastic Day in Bogota

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Today's destination is Bogota, Colombia. A country and a city with a somewhat shady reputation; With some of the highest murder rates in the world and where lawlessness is an everyday phenomena: tourists in large numbers have been robbed, assaulted, kidnapped or worse. In recent years, luckily crime rate has been halved and according to …

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 …

Travel and holiday fitness and exercise: Is it worth it? Yes or no?

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Do you have to work out when on vacation? Perhaps. Does it pay off to work out when on vacation? Absolutely. Does working out take time away from your vacation time? Not necessarily. Do you have to work on vacation? Yes. It is very often a good idea because an active …

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 …