first life-changing moment at Sea

first life-changing moment at Sea

For six months, my new home was on the Oasis of the Seas, and my new job was performing as part of the international ice cast in the featured show, Frozen in Time. My professional performing career had just started, and let me tell you,…

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Back from Sea

Back from Sea

(Part 3) If you’ve been following along with my story, then you are well aware that since mid-march, I was stuck at sea on Voyager of the Seas. The Covid-19 global pandemic has put the entire world at a standstill and forced the travel industry…

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Still Stuck at Sea

Still Stuck at Sea

Voyager of the Sea, Manila, Philippines (Part 2) This article is an extension from part one of what it has been like to be stuck at sea on Royal Caribbean’s Voyager of the Seas, during this global pandemic. We’ve been away from land for 44…

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Stuck at Sea

Stuck at Sea

Photo by: Sabygraphy Voyager of the Seas, 2020 (Part I) Many people have been asking me what it’s like to be stuck at sea during this global pandemic. First and foremost, please understand that I am trying to be as politically correct, yet also as…

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Dealing with Anxiety during COVID-19

Dealing with Anxiety during COVID-19

Voyager of the Seas, 2020. Today, across the globe there is a constant overflow of news regarding rising death tolls, massive job layoffs, economic crisis, boarder closures, and orders to lock down and isolate in place. There is an influx of reports on hospitals running…

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Oasis: Mediterranean Cruise Ports

Oasis: Mediterranean Cruise Ports

Explore: Barcelona, Palma De Mallorca, Marseilles, La Spezia, Civitavecchia, and Naples. During the later end of my contract on the Oasis of the Seas, the ship repositioned to tour the beautiful Mediterranean exploring different parts of Spain, France, and Italy. Lucky me, little American girl…

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Embracing Selfishness, Making That Little Girl Proud

Embracing Selfishness, Making That Little Girl Proud

Disclaimer: This really isn’t for you its for me. I’m struggling to figure out the decisions that I’ve made and how I am going to approach moving forward in this next phase of my life. I’m an open book – obviously, I sit here and…

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Why I Need to Stop Planning My Life

Why I Need to Stop Planning My Life

At the beginning of my contract, I thought I had everything all planned out. I had options for apartments that I would move into, people that I’d come home to, and jobs that I had done informational interviews for. I thought this six months on…

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Oasis Caribbean Itinerary: My Top 3 Ports

Oasis Caribbean Itinerary: My Top 3 Ports

As you probably know by now, for over the past two months, I’ve been working on the Oasis of the Seas as part of the international ice cast. Living on the ship has been quite an adjustment, considering my home is a floating city in…

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Making Waves; The Insider’s Guide to the Oasis of the Seas

Making Waves; The Insider’s Guide to the Oasis of the Seas

Take it from someone who currently calls this place home; the Oasis of the Seas is certainly something special. I’m well aware that cruises aren’t for everyone, trust me; I never thought I’d vacation on a cruise, never mind be contracted to perform on one…

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Top 12 Essentials for Your Caribbean Cruise

Top 12 Essentials for Your Caribbean Cruise

A little over a month of living on the cruise ship, and I’m finally beginning to get into the swing of things here. Before getting hired to perform on the Oasis, I can’t say that I’d be someone that chooses cruising as a way of…

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Life at Sea: The Gist of It

Life at Sea: The Gist of It

Three weeks ago, I woke up to cloudy sunshine peeking through my curtains and crisp fall air slipping through the window screen. Now I’m waking up to a black room, to my new roommate, with no concept of time, floors under the sea. Three weeks…

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Ode To One Month Left

Ode To One Month Left

It’s October 24th, 2018 and I’m sitting here thinking about what my life is about to be like in exactly one month when I set sail for my life on a cruise ship. There are countless aspects about what I am about to do that…

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