Same as a lot of people out there, I was checking the stock prices for cruise companies (they do say is a good time to buy but I'm no expert). While doing some research I came across different articles written by different individuals, mostly divided in 2 categories: the pessimists and the optimists. In case … Continue reading Cruising after the pandemic
This was my first question today when I opened my eyes. I knew it is Monday but is it the 24th, 23rd of April. Shockingly, is the 27th! When did time fly by? In a few days it will be exactly a month since I got home and honestly, feels like yesterday. Funny how now … Continue reading What day is it?
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
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
A few months ago I was writing about the things I miss about work when I am home. Today I am continuing the article started back then, with the top 10 things I miss about home when I am onboard working. So here it goes: #1 My Family & Friends I know that any seaman … Continue reading Top 10 things I miss about Vacation at Home
We all have our favorite things that we pack and do not and will not leave home without. Below you can find a list of my favorite things to take onboard. I usually travel light but I always try to fit these in my luggage. White t-shirts & black socks: these are never enough as … Continue reading Top 6 things a girl at sea must have
The first time I boarded a cruise ship I was completely lost and overwhelmed. I remember getting lost for weeks. I have the image of the metal staircase in my mind that looked the same no matter where I was. The white paint on the walls and all the colored safety signs everywhere I turned. … Continue reading New Hires