Ripcord by iFly on Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas

Welcome to my world of Ripcord by iFly with Royal Caribbean! For the past six months...

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Royal Caribbean #AtSeaStories Featured Facebook Campaign

For the past two months I have been quite fortunate to be featured on the Royal Caribbean Careers Facebook page. Each #AtSeaStories post shows a glimpse into my life as a ship-based employee on the Adventure of the Seas. As I am on the homestretch of my first contract with RCL, it is an exciting … Continue reading Royal Caribbean #AtSeaStories Featured Facebook Campaign

Top 10 Reasons to Work on a Cruise Ship with Royal Caribbean

A quick late night style version of the top 10 reasons to work aboard a cruise ship with Royal Caribbean: Number 10...Challenging yourself on a 7-month, 7 day work week contract... Number 9...Living amongst the places people vacation... Number 8...Experiencing the behind-the-scenes action on board a 3,600 passenger vessel which operates 24 hours a day … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons to Work on a Cruise Ship with Royal Caribbean

Cane Bay Dive Trip – St. Croix, USVI

Last month, my final time in St. Croix with Royal Caribbean, I went on my first dive as a certified Open Water scuba diver. It was a last minute trip and I found out early in the morning that I was confirmed via Shore Excursions on board. It took me awhile to wake up and … Continue reading Cane Bay Dive Trip – St. Croix, USVI

PADI Open Water Certification in the Caribbean

One upheaval into the sea quickly followed by another. The fish were getting treated to a good meal. I had no choice but to jump.

“Dude, what’s your job?”

Many folks have asked this exact question since I started working with Royal Caribbean 6 weeks ago. Until September, I am working on board the Adventure of the Seas with the Sports Operations team on a 311m, 137,000 ton vessel. Practically all crew on board work seven days a week, one cruise after the next … Continue reading “Dude, what’s your job?”

Modern Day Pirate: Working Aboard a Cruise Ship

Disclaimer: Man Travels World will feature writing aimed to provide knowledge about working as cruise staff with Royal Caribbean, exploring ports of call in the Caribbean and the lifestyle associated with this semi laid back style of a career choice. This website also will focus on international pieces via crew interviews, cultural education, food and … Continue reading Modern Day Pirate: Working Aboard a Cruise Ship