Fehmarn hiking or seaside sightseeing?

By Marina Aagaard, MFT...To hike or not to hike? That is the question right now....Monday. It is morning. Actually, I have optimisticly planned for a four-hour hike on Via Scandinavica from the north, near Puttgarden, down to the south coast....... I have prepared and found a map for the hiking route on the Jacobswege website and additional information …

Going to Work by Ferry: A Nordic Cruise

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Hi-ho hi-ho it's off to work I go: Thanks to an invitation from colleagues in Bergen, Hordaland county, last weekend I was sailing from Hirtshals, Denmark, to Bergen via Stavanger, Norway, to present group exercise workshops. A 16-hour ferry trip, from mid-evening to midday next day ... with a nice surprise. In …

Cruise Holiday At Sea Day: Senses Go Overboard

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Baltic Cruise Day 7: At Sea (again) At sea all day, all night, what a delight. The calming view of the sea, the gentle rocking of the ship ... and chefs catering to your dinner desires: Cruising is sense-sational: See, hear, touch, smell and taste it.  The Baltic Sea (415,266 km²) is located between Central …

Cruise Ship Curious? Ahoy! Fitness Wellness At Sea Is A Joy

By Marina AagaardBaltic Cruise Day 3: At SeaOn this particular Baltic cruise there are two days at sea. One at the beginning of the cruise and one at the end. This cruise was chosen because of this: It is a nice break to 'just' be at sea for a full day – especially when 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 …

A Mindbody Day Trip: Sculpture by the Sea

By Marina Aagaard, MFT A phenomena started on Bondi coastal walk, Sydney, and an annual event on Cottesloe beach in Perth, Australia, now for the third time an immensely popular june event in Aarhus, second city of Denmark, a population of 307.117, and named European Capital of Culture for 2017: Sculpture by the Sea; it's mindbody-blowing. Permanent …