Any ship's staff quarters is a hothouse — all the lightning-fast friendships and swirling enmities of a small society. Sometimes, when it is too foggy to see, cruise ships are told to stay where they are and not go to port. But just ensure that you get back on the ship when they say they are leaving, because they will leave you stranded! BY Emily Petsko. With all of the pent up energy as a result of being prohibited from engaging in a relationship with a guest, the crew themselves are known for starting romances between one another. Interested in going travelling, backpacking or taking a gap year?
One former cruise ship worker says the Filipino mafia was known for getting good booze at all hours.
What we love about France is that it is one of the most diverse nations in the world in terms of geography. There are positions available to apply for all year round and to be employmed you will need to make an online application, attend an interview and then sign a contract. As a result, many ships have small morgues on board that can hold five or six bodies.
We went to a cruise ships jobs fair to ask whether life at sea is more than just fat Americans hoarding buffet items and pensioners dying discreetly in their Emerald Suites.