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 …

Outdoor Training by Graffiti: Port of Aarhus Walk

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Outdoor training is always interesting. It provides a chance of sight-seeing. No matter if you are at home or abroad, there is always something to see. If you take a closer look. I am a BIG fan of ports (and the sea), graffiti (not ugly tagging) and exercise. This day it is a …

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 …

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 …

To cruise or not to cruise? That is the question.

By Marina Aagaard, MFT "In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing." Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the USA (1858-1919) Too big for the 'real' port? Big at a distance. Massive …

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