Fehmarn Hafentour cycling and Hof dining

By Marina Aagaard, MFT The day is dedicated to cycling. Rain or not ... Saturday. It is morning. The time is 7:00 and we are sitting by the window in the Strandhotel Bene restaurant. ...Inside it is warm and comfy and there is a delicious breakfast buffet - in my opinion German breakfast buffets are particularly delicious and …

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Better than vacation? Combined active holiday and nature holiday!

By Marina Aagaard, MFT. Photos: Henrik Elstrup and Marina Aagaard Active holiday on Fehmarn? That is a "Yes" from me. Physical activity and nature.  As in Natura, an EU-funded initiative that promotes outdoor exercise and activities by the Baltic Sea. ...Friday. It's raining. No big surprise. The Danish summer weather has been exceptionally bad this year, with more rainfall than …

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 …

A Club Hop City Walk in Amsterdam: From Nord to West to Zuid to Ost

Af Marina Aagaard, MFT Can you see Amsterdam by foot? Yes, you can. The evidence is clear. Must you see Amsterdam by foot? No, you can take a tram, bus, taxi or bike. Should you see Amsterdam by foot? Yes, sights are super and walking is healthy. It is morning. Air is cooler than yesterday …

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. …

Aalborg to Amsterdam travel: A Holland sneak(er) peak

By Marina Aagaard, MFT Third time lucky! Twice I have been in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport lately. But only in transit. Now it is. Travel destination: Amsterdam. The occasion? KLM has a march campaign 'Amsterdam sneaker'. What is this about? Well, the airline is based in Amsterdam, Holland, and boasts, that the Dutch capital is so 'compact', …

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 …