The Newbie: First Month

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

Goodbye Celebrity

Saying goodbye has never been easy for me. Writing about it doesn't make it any easier. This post is about my goodbye to my Celebrity family after 5 beautiful and amazing years. It was not an easy decision but deep down I feel and I know it is the right move for myself and my … Continue reading Goodbye Celebrity

New Hires

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

The Great River story; sailing on the Mississippi river on a Monday morning

Sometimes one must stop and smell the roses. When I look back on the sailing experiences I had so far (crossing the Panama canal, the Suez channel, Alaska inside passages, St Lawrence river) and today I got the chance to sail on the second largest river in North America, the Mississippi river, I mean, hold … Continue reading The Great River story; sailing on the Mississippi river on a Monday morning