Take a Tour of my Cabin

Take a tour of my cabin as a cruise ship crew member!

As a solo musician, I'm lucky to have my own room. A very rare thing to have if you work on a cruise ship.
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Taking Requests

As a musician performing aboard a cruise ship, I get a lot of requests!  I love it! I have a huge variety of genres that I can play to try and honor peoples requests! But sometimes things don’t go…

I've Joined a SHIP...Again


Hello and here I am again, on a ship! Whats different this time? I'm bringing you along for the ride! I'll be blogging about the journey as much as I can, so welcome aboard!
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Beach Yoga First Timer

Today was my first time doing yoga. And it was beach yoga! I'll admit, I was a little apprehensive at first, but the instructor was very casual and made me feel at ease. My girlfriend and I drove up to…
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Vaction

I'm on vacation from the vacation! My contract on Carnival Elation has come to an end and I have the summer off. I'll be joining Carnival Miracle out of Long Beach, CA August 20 until early December. In the meantime…
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Homeport late arrival

Carnival Elation arrives late to homeport of Jacksonville

Today we arrived into Jacksonville a couple of hours late due to the fact that the ship lost power in the middle of the night last night. I didn't know this because…
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Formal Flip Flops

I enjoy formal nights on the ship. Its nice to see people dressed up, sipping red wine, meeting the captain. People seem to have fun when dressed up. Gets a lot of people out of their element.  There’s always people…

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Half day out in Jacksonville

Jacksonville Florida - Carnival Elation

Ah, a half day out in Jacksonville. I only get a half day because I have to be on the ship to play at noon for the passengers who are embarking today. There are 2…
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Sunday, Monday, Happy Days

Sea day - Carnival Elation

When you’re on a ship for long periods of time, the days run together. I really wouldn’t know what day it was if I wasn’t reminded of it. For instance, lots of people complain about…

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Back in Bahamas

Nassau Bahamas - Carnival Elation

I'm back in Nassau Bahamas. I've probably been here more than any other port. I shot a lot of video footage for my song Bahama Bound here in Nassau. This place can get a bad…
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Better to be safe

[the following is not meant to be criticism, only an observation to show how things work]

Arriving and going ashore in the USA is not much different than Russia or Egypt.  Here’s how it works for us cruise ship crew…

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And I don't mind the sea days

Sea day, Carnival Elation 

A sea day combined with a day off means a nice day to catch up on things. Laundry for one. I usually do this early in the morning after I’ve eaten some breakfast, usually hard…