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!
Hello everyone. Is been almost 2 weeks in my vacation and I am finally starting to feel myself again. Got a lot of sleep and a lot of stuff done at home. Vacation is great and the good thing about it, it gives me time to write here more often. To my surprise when I … Continue reading Greenland Days
Hello everyone, this time, from onboard a KLM Cityhopper, on my way to Bergen Norway. Yesterday was the last day of my training at CSMART in Almere, Netherlands and right now, I am getting ready to join the Rotterdam (the ship not the city) tomorrow morning from Bergen. It has been a challenging training with … Continue reading The Newbie: First Month
I’m trying to make this a tradition. Write a blog post every time I fly. It sure makes the flight more entertaining. On the other hand, for me, flying somewhere it has always been related to something ending and something starting. This time, my 3 weeks vacation cruising as a guest with my other half, … Continue reading Cruising the Baltic Sea
Here I am, having my breakfast in a corner in the guest buffet area. I shouldn't be here at this time but my omelette cravings this morning won. We are at anchor in CocoCay, Bahamas. A few tables away I can't help not hearing the conversation between an elderly couple and one of the waiters. … Continue reading A Day in CocoCay
They say life happens when you are busy making plans. One of my superstitions is never plan a day out in port as it will never work as I plan it. Either we get a random inspection or I get very busy that day, truth is that best days at shore where most times the … Continue reading Aruba and how I did (not) get to see the flamingos
Why do we become sailors if not for the love of the sea and the travel that lies ahead of us? How many maritime students sit in a classroom right now dreaming of the days when they will sail from one continent to another. The breeze, the salty air, the burning sun, the sound of … Continue reading Stingray Fun in Antigua