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 …

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 Visit Home Country: Baltic Cruise Stop Copenhagen

By Marina Aagaard Baltic Cruise Day 2: Excursion Day Copenhagen (København) First cruise stop is Copenhagen, Denmark. I could choose to stay on board – as a Dane, though from another part of the country, I have visited the capital on numerous occasions for business and pleasure – or go to shore. I chose 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 …

Fitness and Wellness: Return to Sculpture by the Sea

By Marina Aagaard, MFE It is brilliant. A fusion of nature, art, architecture and fitness and wellness. I have been. I have been again. And I am going again. To see, hear, touch, feel and taste Sculpture by the Sea. Aarhus University has already offered running seminars to this open air exhibition. I have done my own …