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 …

Weekend walk: Nationalpark Mols Bjerge, Djursland, Denmark.

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Early weekend morning Djursland, Denmark. Off-season. Cool, moist, misty. In the car and a 20 minute drive by car to Nationalpark Mols Bjerge. Park. Walk.   Walking through the park on narrow paths. The landscape reveals its heritage: Ice age made. Nationalpark Mols Bjerge. Although Bjerge (Mountains) is an overstatement. Big, bleak, …

Weekend Wellness Walk: Get Up, Get Out, Get Well

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Easter time is holiday time for some. If time and money is tight, a day trip or two to a place near you, preferable one you have not visited before, is an o.k. holiday travel substitute. As always it is good to grab the chance of getting some free exercise; going …

Neighbourhood Nature Watch: A Fall Wellness Walk

Marina Aagaard, MFE In between working and travelling there is time for a little home time. Not home time on the couch, but daily dog walks for fresh air inhalation and basic movement. It is physical fitness activity with a low level of intensity, but a high level of wellness, mindfulness and mental benefits. Everyone should go …

Going to Work by Ferry: A Nordic Cruise

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Hi-ho hi-ho it's off to work I go: Thanks to an invitation from colleagues in Bergen, Hordaland county, last weekend I was sailing from Hirtshals, Denmark, to Bergen via Stavanger, Norway, to present group exercise workshops. A 16-hour ferry trip, from mid-evening to midday next day ... with a nice surprise. In …

Time Out Aarhus: World’s Largest Ship Visit

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Some would say sad, some would say super: Taking a day trip just to go to ones own hometown to see a ship. Maybe it is the way it has to be, when you live by/in the second-largest city of one of the smaller countries of the world; Aarhus (population ~320,000), …

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 …