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 …

The B-Side of Bergen and 50 Shades of Grey

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Nice. Back in Bergen for a weekend; a work weekend that is, if you can call group exercise instructor instruction work? Sailing into Bergen harbour, excitement is building; interesting views of mixed old and new buildings and ships complete with a mountainous  backdrop. Bergen, the city of the seven mountains, is …

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 …

A trip to the Port of Aarhus: Tall Ships Races 2013

By Marina Aagaard, MFE A trip to The Tall Ships Races 2013 in my hometown Aarhus, July 4-7th. Aarhus, second-largest city of Denmark, has a strong maritime heritage and a very busy port (position 56° 10' N - 10° 13' E). As the principal port of Denmark Aarhus has hosted many sail sport events and is a Tall Ships Races …