Fitness wellness travel: Stavanger, Norway

By Marina Aagaard, MFE A small holiday is also a holiday. And a holiday facilitates recovery and performance; this means fitness. If there is no time for a real holiday, you can create your own look-alike (e.g. transform a work trip or an extended weekend). In this case a mini-cruise to Norway.Last weekend I took the super ferry …

Spring break: Lisboa, Portugal

Marina Aagaard, MFE Well, well, well. A very busy start-of-year teaching schedule leaves no time for long trips or vacations. Uhhh uhhh, uhhh, what to do? If I want to see something new? With time and money too few ... Seek out a destination not too far away. Find cheap travel offer. Find friend(s) to visit. …

Baltic Cruise With Royal Treats: Stockholm, Sweden

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Baltic Cruise Day 4: Excursion Day Stockholm Today a visit to an eminently elegant and entertaining Scandinavian city, Stockholm. Even though I have been there several times before on fitness business, I have still seen too little of it. This time I aim to see some sights.  Stockholm is the Capital of …

Cruise Ship Curious? Ahoy! Fitness Wellness At Sea Is A Joy

By Marina AagaardBaltic Cruise Day 3: At SeaOn this particular Baltic cruise there are two days at sea. One at the beginning of the cruise and one at the end. This cruise was chosen because of this: It is a nice break to 'just' be at sea for a full day – especially when the …

Cruise Holiday: A Baltic Cruise

By Marina Aagaard In order to answer the critical question "A Baltic Cruise, how cool is that?", I set out to test if it is too cold, clammy, contra-Caribbean-cruise-like to be cool ...  Baltic Cruise Day 1: Embarkation (Excursion) Day Kiel, Germany After a surprisingly smooth embarkation procedure, The DAILY program in the cabin says …

A Mindbody Day Trip: Sculpture by the Sea

By Marina Aagaard, MFT A phenomena started on Bondi coastal walk, Sydney, and an annual event on Cottesloe beach in Perth, Australia, now for the third time an immensely popular june event in Aarhus, second city of Denmark, a population of 307.117, and named European Capital of Culture for 2017: Sculpture by the Sea; it's mindbody-blowing. Permanent …

Travelling Moments: Indie Images of Oslo

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Do you know the feeling? Forgot the camera ... %¤#!@£$€"%=)?!"&%£@$€£! You are reminded at the exact time, you spot something, you would like to save. Well never mind. I grab the phone and take a few snapshots. Very arty and 'Dogme 95' like and better than nothing. Or is it? I am …