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ATTENTION SEA SIRENS & CAPT JACK SPARROW WANNABES! PRIZES AHOY!!!

Launching our 1st giveaway, in conjunction with Sea Siren Cosmetics, Cruisey Life Uncensored has TWO collections of Australian-made nautical-themed nail polish up for grabs!

1st prize: Choose from Enchanting Exotics (7 colours), Bewitching Brights (6 colours), Captivating Classics (6 colours) or Dreamy Delights (6 colours) – worth up to $95.

2nd prize: Choose one of the above collections in the ‘Wanderlust Minis’ travel size – worth up to $40.

That’s up to 7 bottles for each prize winner!

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It’s been a couple of weeks since my last blog, thanks to a hectic month of travel and deadlines, so I’ll reward you with a juicy story about a naughty ship’s captain, who shall remain unnamed, from a ship that shall remain unnamed. We met at a cocktail party, where past passengers get the chance to mingle with the officers.

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I’ve been speaking on radio stations, today and last night, about the two young people who have gone missing from Carnival Spirit off Australia’s east coast. My blog about deaths at sea has led to some interesting research.

So, how closely are you being monitored while on a ship? A big ship has hundreds of cameras watching your every move – everywhere except inside your cabin. They can also see inside your balcony (so any couple who’s been swept away by the romance of sea, yep, there’s a good chance the officers were watching you from the bridge).

Problem is, there are not 600 security staff to watch 600 cameras, and it only takes a couple of seconds to fall from the 10th deck into the ocean – like leaping from a skyscraper.

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Given the older age of many passengers on certain cruise lines, it’s not surprising to lose one or two along the way. On a recent Caribbean cruise, I witnessed three people (in varying stages of life or death) get carried off the ship.

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A fellow cruise blogger at Expeditioncruising.com, heading to West Africa next month, has received a letter from the Captain about pirate attacks. It attempts to reassure passengers of their safety, then mentions wrapping the ship in razor wire (no joke) and other secret measures they can’t tell you.
Here’s an excerpt…

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