I’m fortunate to have a “retirement” job that has taken me all over the world, lecturing on luxury cruise ships of Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Crystal Cruises, Silversea Cruises, Pearl Seas Cruises and Celebrity Cruises.

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AFRICA

  • Tunisia – Tunis
  • Egypt- Alexandria, Cairo (Giza), Port Said, Suez Canal
  • Ghana – Accra
  • Mindelo – Cape Verde
  • Morocco – Casablanca, Rabat
  • Mozambique – Maputo
  • Namibia – Luderitz, Walvis Bay
  • Senegal – Dakar
  • Seychelles – Victoria
  • South Africa – Richards Bay, Durban, East London, Cape Town
  • Togo – Lome

AMERICAS

Caribbean

  • Antigua
  • Dominica
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Bahamas
  • British Virgin Islands
  • US Virgin Islands
  • St Vincent & Grenadines 
  • Dominican Republic
  • Aruba
  • Barbados
  • Bonaire
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cuba
  • Curacao
  • English in The Caribbean
  • French in The Caribbean
  • Nevis
  • St Bart’s
  • St John
  • St Lucia
  • St Thomas
  • Puerto Rico
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Half Moon Cay
  • Princess Cays

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Central America

  • Mexico – Huatulco, Mazatlan, Cabo San Lucas, Acapulco, Copper Canyon, Zihuatanejo, Puerto Vallarta, Cozumel
  • Costa Rica – Puerto Limon, Puntarenas
  • Panama – Panama 101, Panama Canal: Past, Present & Future, Your Day in The Panama Canal, Panama’s Seven Living Indigenous Cultures , Escape to Paradise: Living & Retiring In Panama

North America

  • Canada – St. John, Newfoundland, Halifax, Nova Scotia, St Lawrence Seaway, Great Lakes, Windsor, Niagara
  • United States – Boston, MA, Newport, RI, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, Manhattan Self-guided Walking Tour, Great Lakes, Detroit, Mackinac Island, Holland, Chicago

South America

  • Brazil – Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador da Bahia, Fortaleza, Amazonia, Manaus, Santarem, Vanishing Rainforest, Boca da Valeria, Parantins, Boi Bumba, Ilhabela, Natal, Santos
  • Colombia – Cartagena, Santa Marta
  • Ecuador -Guayaquil
  • French Guiana – Devil’s Island
  • Peru – Callo (Lima), Pisco (San Martin), Salaverry
  • Venezuela – Isla de Margarita, Caracas

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ASIA

  • Cambodia – Siem Reap (Angkor Wat)
  • India – Cochin, Mumbai, Agra, Taj Mahal, Andaman Islands, Delhi
  • Indonesia – Bali, Lombok
  • Malaysia – Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
  • Oman – Muscat
  • Singapore
  • Thailand Laem Chabang , Bangkok, Ko Samui
  • United Arab Emirates – Dubai
  • Viet Nam – Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang

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EUROPE

  • Belgium – Zeebrugge (Bruges, Brussels)
  • Bulgaria – Varna
  • Croatia – Dubrovnik, Split
  • Denmark – Copenhagen
  • France – Ajaccio, Corsica, Cannes, Nice, Saint-Tropez, Le Havre, France (Paris, Rouen, Reims, Tours, Giverny, D-Day Landing Sites), Vigo
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece – Athens, Corinth, Mikonos & Delos, Santorini, Rhodes, Patmos, Crete, Meteora, Volos
  • Italy – Trieste, Venice, Ravenna, Naples (Pompeii, Herculaneum, Sorrento, Capri, Amalfi Coast), Civitavecchia (Rome), Livorno (Florence, Pisa, Tuscany, Cinque Terre, Lucca, San Gimignano, Ravenna, Orvieto), Portofino, Palermo, Sicily, Alghero, Sardinia
  • Ireland – Dublin, Cork
  • Israel – Ashdod, Haifa (Jerusalem, Galilee, Dead Sea)
  • Monaco – Monte Carlo
  • Netherlands – Amsterdam, Rotterdam
  • Norway – Alesund, Oslo, Bergen
  • Romania – Constanta
  • Portugal – Lisbon, Funchal, Madeira, Ponta Delgada, Azores
  • Slovenia – Koper
  • Spain – Barcelona, Cadiz (Seveille), Vigo (Santiago de Compostela), Malaga, Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Canary Islands,S anta Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands
  • Sweden – Nynashamn (Stockholm), Helsingborg, Sweden
  • Turkey – Istanbul, Kusadasi
  • Ukraine – Odessa, Yalta
  • United Kingdom -Southampton (London & surrounds), Dover, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Rosyth, Edinburg, Scotland, Greenock, Scotland (Scottish Highlands), Falmouth (Cornwall), Wales, Bermuda

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SOUTH PACIFIC, AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

  • Australia -Adelaide, South Australia, Cains, Queensland (Great Barrier Reef), Bunbury, Western Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory, Fremantle, Western Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Perth, Western Australia, Melbourne, Victoria
  • New Zealand – Auckland, Port Chalmers (Dunedin)
  • Pitcairn Island (Sail by & anchorage)
  • French Polynesia – Morea, Tahiti, Bora Bora
  • Samoa -Pago Pago, American Samoa, Apia, Western Samoa

It’s a tough job, but someone has got to do it! And then there is life “below decks” with the crew …

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And less you think it isn’t work … I have to include this YouTube clip, presented by crew members from one of my favorite ships, the DAWN PRINCESS …

For the record, the “Crew Bar” is now known as the Crew Recreation Area” and smoking is only permitted in very limited, designated areas not including the Crew Recreation Area.