This question came into my mind this afternoon while walking around Flam, Norway. What is my favorite port? This is like asking me what is my favorite color. My answer: depends on the mood or, in some cases, depends on what I'm looking for. As crew members/ officers/ sea(wo)men we get this question a lot. … Continue reading What’s your favorite port?
New York, New York! Ah where to start, with what to begin. Let's just say ever since I was a little girl I wanted to see the Statue of Liberty. I got to see it up close a few years ago but then I realized there was more to New York than Lady Liberty. I … Continue reading NYC trip and 5 things I learned from it
Let me just start by saying.. I WANT TO DO THAT AGAIN! What a great month this has been! I finally feel that I am in the right place and I hope this feeling lasts cause it doesn't happen too often. The ship is great, there is a lot of work since it is a … Continue reading The Dedication Ceremony: Behind the Scenes
Happy Holidays to All! Today I'm trying something new; writing a blog post from my phone. I figured it will help me in the future as I travel so much and on the ship I don't really use the internet on my laptop. So, in case this post looks funny, now you know why. The … Continue reading A Sailor’s Christmas
If you are on my IG you probably know by now that last week I went to Venice but not to see the gondolas but to visit the famous Fincantieri Shipyard and the even more famous Nieuw Statendam before she sets sail. It was an opportunity for me to see the ship before any guests … Continue reading The Delivery
Last night I went on Youtube, searched for "plastic pollution" and started watching all the videos related to the subject. This has been a very hot topic for quite a while and was curious to find out what's new. In my search, I've also found some bloggers and youtubers who went living on a plastic … Continue reading Simple Complicated Things: about plastic pollution
If you are in Reykjavik for at least one day and wondering what's there to do, renting a car and driving around the island is an experience you won't forget. I decided to do so the night before arriving to Reykjavik, went online, booked a car for next day and checked the weather to make … Continue reading So I rented a car.. in Iceland!