Life at Sea: Cruise Ship Crew

Life at Sea: Cruise Ship Crew

If you had told me as a child that I would spend my 20’s living at sea as part of a cruise ship crew, I would’ve thrown my ballet slipper at your head…because at that time I was studying ballet and had big dreams of becoming a prima ballerina (spoiler: that did not happen). Being […]

Honolulu Hospitality

Honolulu Hospitality

“May-lay Keh-lee-kee-mah-kah” My aunt said pronouncing the island sounds of the Hawaiian holiday greeting—“Mele Kalikimaka.” I can still hear her, bouncing from vowel to vowel, sounding out the names of Hawaiian streets—Gracefully, carefully. respectfully. This was many years ago. I was only nine years old. It was my biggest travel journey I had ever made at the […]