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 …

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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, …