Classic Caribbean: Sun, Sand and Surf, Cartagena, Colombia

By Marina Aagaard, MFT The finest sand without pebbles and shells all over. Sunshine and 31-33 degrees during the day. The warmest, clearest sea water, almost body temperature, feels soft to your skin, and energizing waves. Final day on this great destination. And I ponder. It is not hard to understand that the Caribbean is popular among …

Coral Reef Carribean: Trip to National Park of Islas del Rosario

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Aquarium photo: Henrik Elstrup The seller insists. How about a trip to an exotic island: Relax on the beach and happy hour drinking? No, thank you. On the other hand, a bit of sailing sounds good. So, we book this day trip to Islas del Rosario. Expectations are not that high. And typically my luck: At 8:00 …

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 …

Bucket list trip: Sun, Sand, Star Wars and Sahara, Tunisia

Af Marina Aagaard, MFT Tunisia offers sun, sand and sea, wellness, in large amounts, but also very diverse cultural experiences. From great architecture from many ages and many rulers to traces of monumental human mindlessness and from awesome landscapes to depressing human-scapes. Last week I went on a late summer vacation in Tunisia, al-Dschumhūriyya at-Tūnisiyya, the northernmost country …

Bitten By a Bad Bug? Walk Around the Block

By Marina Aagaard, MFE So it is that time of year ... summer holiday aka recovery period is long gone. It is getting cold and the cold is getting you (me). Or worse: You are bitten by a bad bug or caught by a feverish flu. A sorry scenario: Too sick to eat, sleep and …