Cool Konditaget, Copenhagen: Go see architecture, go get excellent exercise

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Photos: Henrik Elstrup and Marina Aagaard Open air play and exercise. On the rooftop of the parking garage in Nordhavn, the new harbor areas in Copenhagen.  All-time motivating area with lots of exercise options for children, adolescents and adults. The place is Konditaget (Exercise Roof) at Lüders P-House, Helsinkigade 30, 2150 Nordhavn. Amazing equipment (though a …

City Sightseeing: Streetart Festival, Aarhus, Denmark

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Streetart and Graffiti. Aarhus Streetart Festival. Free art exhition. Arranged by Aarhus Festival Week together with Galleri Grisk and We Make Space Architects. I Byparken (The City Park). Art touches your senses and can improve your health. Streetart can be planned, costly and elegant. Or spontaneous, cheap and ugly. Streetart, especially graffiti, …

Caribbean Street Art: Murals, Cartagena, Colombia

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Amazing artwork. Big and bold. Crazy and cool colours. Live art in Cartagena It is not strictly necessary to buy tickets for formal attractions in Cartagena. You can just go for a walk in the streets of the Getsemani neighborhood. It's wow. There are also murals and street art scattered around other …

Workout Of the Day: ARoS Avant-garde Art with Bat

Af Marina Aagaard, MFT ... Aarhus City. Down by the Docks. ARoS Triennial The Garden The Future? A woman gone mad? Smashing up a work of art?! ... Having already seen ARoS Triennal exhibition The Garden The Past (at the museum) and The Garden The Future (outdoor by the beach), I thought it could be …

Visit Aarhus, Denmark: ARoS Art Museum

By Marina Aagaard, MFTFor health and wellness: Be touched. By art.Health and well-being is enhanced by experiences, and actually 'Culture on Prescription' is now an accepted Nordic health promotion method. Therefore, you may be able to upgrade your health through museum visits! The other day I visited Aarhus Kunstmuseum ARoS. While art moves your brain …

Wellness adventure: Venice, Italy, a sight to see … a.s.a.p.

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Recently I went to Venice for the fourth time (#1 business, #2 romance, #3 holiday, #4 business and pleasure). Even though I have visited more than 400 cities, Venice – without a doubt – is the most amazing and fairytale-like city I have ever seen. I can recommend visiting this special city as soon …

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 Highlight: Art and Architecture Mega Bling

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Baltic Cruise Day 6: Excursion Day Saint Petersburg In the DAILY cruise ship program it says "St. Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is often referred to as the 'Venice of the North' or 'Paris of the East', but its beauty is really a brand …

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 …