Top 10 Sightseeing in Bremen: Past, present and future

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Photo: Marina Aagaard and Henrik Elstrup Bremen? Town Hall and Roland Statue. UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yes. But much more than that. Fitness and wellness. Music and art. Architecture of all ages and state-of-the-art technology. The past meets the future in the present. Bremen? Beautiful old buildings, but also Airbus (with the Columbus Space module), Universum and the world's most productive …

Top 10 Sightseeing: Guide to Bremerhaven, Germany

By Marina Aagaard, MFT ---  An exciting destination: Bremerhaven, literally Bremens harbor. In northern Germany. At the eastern side of the Weser River mouth. A fairly 'young', medium-sized city with a massive port and an interesting harbour with the slogan: --- Meer Erleben Experience the ocean - and a wordplay - Experience more. The city was first founded …

Hamburg, Germany: Miniatur Wunderland – train spotting

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Model trains? What have they to do with fitness and wellness? Quite a lot. Even if you know nothing about model trains, you will be in high spirits at the Miniatur Wunderland: Germany's most popular attraction ahead of Neuschwanstein castle! I have been in Hamburg countless times, but until this year …

Hamburg, Germany? Well worth a visit or two or three or …

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Photo: Henrik Elstrup Was?! Haven't you been to Hamburg, yet??? Recently my husband and I asked a couple of friends if they had been to Hamburg, and they answered "no". This was surprising as we reckoned all Danes had visited Hamburg, the second city of Germany with 5,1 million inhabitants (metropolitan …

Everyday excellent exercise: Stair walking – for fitness, fat loss and fun

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Take the stairs. It is excellent exercise. It is fun; it is an experience, you see the World (buildings) from different angles. Your legs and heart get stronger and stair walking burns lots of calories. Use the stairs in the everyday and when travelling. A 80 kg (~160 lb) person burns …

Fitness wellness trip: Hamburg, Germany.

By Marina Aagaard, MFE A holiday speeds up mental and physical recovery, så recently after a hectic september 'fitness season' start in the beginning of october I went on a weekend mini-Holiday in Hamburg once again. No workouts for two days, but plenty of walking exercise and sight-seeing. An interesting city and recommended for a Holiday break. Hamburg, …

Final Cruise Day: Bye-bye Baltic

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Question "A Baltic Cruise, how cool is that?" can now be answered: Super cool! Though weather can be full of surprises, ranging from very hot to very cold, even in summer, and rainy, the sea, cities, sights and social events are not only cool, but also warm, hot and well worth …