Sightseeing and flying: From Bogota to Cartagena

By Marina Aagaard, MFT On the move again. A few days ago a long haul flight from Amsterdam to Bogota with KLM. Today a short domestic flight with LATAM from the Colombian capital Bogota to the Caribbean city Cartagena. Even though it is only a short flight of about one and a half hour, most of the …

Colombia Travel Adventure: A Fantastic Day in Bogota

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Today's destination is Bogota, Colombia. A country and a city with a somewhat shady reputation; With some of the highest murder rates in the world and where lawlessness is an everyday phenomena: tourists in large numbers have been robbed, assaulted, kidnapped or worse. In recent years, luckily crime rate has been halved and according to …

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 …

City Walk in 36.000 Steps: Amsterdam Sneaker Sightseeing

By Marina Aagaard, MFT As seen on film! The scene in the reception might as well have been choreographed. It is going to be a good day! 06:30. I am heading full speed for the breakfast restaurant with map and papers in hand. But. What. I have forgotten my pen. I walk towards the reception desk. …

Fitness and Wellness Travel: Adriatic and Aegean Cruise

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Today cruise ships leaving Venice for the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Aegean Sea have sailed close by the city centre for the very last time. The waves from the daily passings of cruise ships have accelerated the erosion of Venice, so per 31.12.2014 it is over. Now the giants of the sea have …

Wellness adventure: Venice, Italy, a sight to see … a.s.a.p.

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Recently I went to Venice for the fourth time (#1 business, #2 romance, #3 holiday, #4 business and pleasure). Even though I have visited more than 400 cities, Venice – without a doubt – is the most amazing and fairytale-like city I have ever seen. I can recommend visiting this special city as soon …

Time Out Aarhus: World’s Largest Ship Visit

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Some would say sad, some would say super: Taking a day trip just to go to ones own hometown to see a ship. Maybe it is the way it has to be, when you live by/in the second-largest city of one of the smaller countries of the world; Aarhus (population ~320,000), …