About Me

My name is Lyndy and I have worked in the travel industry for eight years, three years of these working on a cruise ship.  I enjoy cruising and have had many wonderful experiences both as a passenger and as a crew member (but that's another story). I returned from sea in January…

Posted on Jul 4, 2017
Children’s Sports Day! Has it lost its competitive edge? Is this for the better?

I love being a Grandmother and working on ships has meant that I have missed out on birthdays, Christmases and events, so now I’m back on land I want to support my grandchildren in everything that they do (as I did my own children) when it comes to watching them…

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Posted on Jun 8, 2017
Kotor in Montenegro – it is almost like sailing into the Fjords! One not to be missed.

Kotor in Montenegro – it is almost like sailing into the Fjords!  One not to be missed. I have been very fortunate over the years to have visited some beautiful coastlines and one of my favourites is that of the Adriatic and more specifically, Montenegro, Montenegro is a Balkan country…

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Posted on May 24, 2017
Left High and Dry – tales of woe at sea!

It has been nearly six months since that unforgettable day when we were told – ‘our cruise owners have gone into administration’.  Although these words are heard by many others in similar situations my circumstances were a bit different to say the least! I worked on a cruise ship and loved…

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Posted on May 10, 2017
At the Top – the Master and his team!

Life onboard a cruise ship is very exciting and rewarding, non-stop and at times challenging, and from the time you put on your uniform and step outside your cabin door you are on show, none more so than the ‘Master’ of the vessel – the Captain. The Captain sets the…

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Posted on Apr 25, 2017
Royal Caribbean’s new Adrenaline Rush!

Cruise Line Updates Private Island And Guarantees Adrenaline Rush With New Floating Feature Royal Caribbean have just launched a Floating Bar at its private island, Labadee, in Haiti, designed for guests travelling Caribbean itineraries. The floating bar is surrounded by water, located at Adrenaline Beach, and guests will have to walk, float…

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Posted on Apr 13, 2017
Lost at Sea!

‘Lost at Sea – a Mother’s tale’ Several years ago, I took my son who was 13 years old at the time on an NCL cruise to the Mexican Riviera (our first together).  We had our photo taken upon boarding, was shown to our stateroom and then we began the…

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