Small country, big ideas: Denmark

My country. Denmark, a small Scandinavian country. Small, maybe, but home is where the heart is. Denmark? A sovereign state, but quite small Scandinavian country. Out of 196 countries and dependencies, Denmark is at number 130 covering just 43.094 km2 (16.639 mi2) and a population of only 5.7 mio. (112th). Small, but ambitious, though. Denmark …

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Forrest and field walk: Studstrup by Aarhus, Denmark

By Marina Aagaard, MFT An ordinary day walk in the countryside, just north of Aarhus, popular small European - second Danish - city. A look at the fields, trees and water.  07:30 am. Weather? Late summer; mild, moderate temperature and cloudy. The clouds are ever-changing, from bright and beautiful to gloomy grey. Only a short …

Nature Day in the Neighborhood: Nationalpark Mols Bjerge

By Marina Aagaard, MFT... Travelling? Sometimes you don't have to travel very far to have a great 'travelling' or sightseeing experience. Just leaving the local neighborhood and going a few miles down the road, can do the trick....This weekend we, husband, dog and I, went for a trip to the local national park, one of …

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, …

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 …