Cruise Fitness: Mission Impossible?

By Marina Aagaard, MFT On board a ship for most of the day for many days on end. On board a ship with a 100 yard buffet and restaurants with 4-5 course meals, morning, midday and evening. On board a ship with more than seven bars and two ice cream bars. Is it imposible to …

Cruise Complete: That Was A Treat.

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Mediterranean Cruise Day 8: Disembarkation The DAILY program offers only:Buffet and Continental breakfast. And information on how to disembark.And a greating from the captain: Arrividerci! Arrival 12:00 Villefranche sur Mer.  According to the program: Disembarkation procedures start at approximately 12:00. And so they did. General info for all and 'guided' tour to …

Cool Cool Cruise: Put On Your (Ibiza) Boogie Shoes

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Mediterranean Cruise Day 6 and 7: Excursion Day Ibiza, Ibiza  The DAILY program offers a.o. aerobics, stretching, cumbia dance lesson, ping pong tournament and crazy mini golf.Should I stay on board or go ashore? Well, you've heard that 'song' before ... As always, no doubt; I want sights galore!  Arrival 16:00 …

Cool Cruise Event: See African Continent

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Mediterranean Cruise Day 5: Excursion Day Tunis, Tunisia The DAILY program a.m. offers only a Morning Walk in Tunis – apart from the usual daily fitness, spa, pools, sports equipment and games on your own. So it is easy to make your mind up. Mine was made up even before this cruise …

Cruise Ship ‘City’ or City Cruise? Is It Hard to Choose?

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Mediterranean Cruise Day 4: Excursion Day Palermo The DAILY program today offers different sports and games plus stretching and aerobics plus a darts tournament. Even so, I have gotta go. Arrival 08:15 Palermo. All on board 17:30. Departure 18:00. Palermo is the capital of the Province of Palermo and of Sicilia (Sicily) , …

Cruise Control: Strategy: Explore. Analyze. Organize.

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Mediterranean Cruise Day 1: Embarkation Day Quite a journey; 1) living at some distance from # 1 national airport, CPH, 2) no suitable connecting trains or planes, 3) getting up at 0400 hours (4 o'clock am), at 0500 drive 3 hours from home to airport, 4) waiting around at said airport …

To cruise or not to cruise? That is the question.

By Marina Aagaard, MFT "In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing." Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the USA (1858-1919) Too big for the 'real' port? Big at a distance. Massive …

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