When on a cruise, the most important thing you are going to do is attend the lifeboat drill. It’s mandatory, yet many just show up and go through it with glazed eyes. The recent crash of the Costa Concordia off Italy should wake up people to the importance of the briefing. Without a life vest, you can tread… Read the rest
What does it take to become a cruise ship speaker? I already know what it takes to be a whimpy kid. I was a fat clarinet player in the marching band growing up. I was too small to play any sports.
But a cruise ship speaker? Give me 40 years of experience beyond high school and I think I can do the speaking thing … Read the rest
Most Cruise ships adhere to the European electrical standard for wall outlets. Generally, these are the 2-prong outlets that are circular. American plugs have two small vertical slots and a round lower one for ground. European alternating current is 240 volts; in the USA, we use 110 volts.… Read the rest