International travel

Scenic Cruising in Antarctica

Most cruises to the continent visit the Antarctic Peninsula, which stretches toward South America. As a rule, ships with more than 500 passengers can’t make landings at all unlike with smaller ships that you will have the opportunity to get off the ship for close-up wildlife encounters. Our ship carries more than 500 guests and… Continue reading Scenic Cruising in Antarctica

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Award Nomination

The Liebster Award

First I'd like to thank Pam of Catching my drift (https://pamkirstblog.wordpress.com/) for nominating greyzzielstories for the Liebster Award. This is my very first nomination and I feel honored, thanks again. Pam is a great writer and she writes amazing stories. She also shares some of her activities on her blog. She's one of those who… Continue reading The Liebster Award

International travel

A visit in Reykjavík, Iceland

Reykjavik is the capital and the largest city of Iceland. It is the world's northernmost capital city for an independent nation. I used to pronounced it as it is but I was told that it should be "rayk-yavik" 🙂 good to know. Internet service on board is very expensive and I don't normally spend mbs to… Continue reading A visit in Reykjavík, Iceland

Food Recipe

Pickled Papaya ( Atchara Papaya) – greyzziel

Ingredients: ** Green Papaya **Carrots **Onions **Garlic **Ginger **Bell Pepper **Pepper Corn Pickling Solution: **Sliced Fresh Chili pepper **Vinegar **Sugar **Pinch of salt **Sterilized Glass Jar Procedure: 1. Grate Green papaya then squeeze it to remove the liquid (bitter taste) then set it aside. 2. Grate carrots. 3. Slice thinly the onions, garlic, ginger and… Continue reading Pickled Papaya ( Atchara Papaya) – greyzziel

Thoughts

God is in control..

Are you not feeling good? Do you think that you are alone and nobody understand you? Do you feel that things are not going your way? Do you feel like giving up? Is your problem huge that you think you're carrying the earth? I feel you, human as we are sometimes experience these. However before we start… Continue reading God is in control..

Food Recipe

Pickled Mango – greyzziel

This is my very own version. Ingredients: ** 5 Medium sized nearly ripe Carabao Mango ** Rock Salt ** Boiling Hot water Syrup: **500 ml water **1/4 kg washed sugar (light brown) **2 tsp pink Himalayan salt or any salt ** chopped fresh chili pepper (optional) **1tsp coconut sap vinegar (Sukang tuba) ** Sterilized Jar… Continue reading Pickled Mango – greyzziel

Food Recipe

Buttered Potato Marbles – greyzziel

Ingredients: **Potato Marbles (small in size) **Butter **Minced Fresh Parsley **Salt & Pepper to taste Dip: **Mayonnaise ** Minced Garlic **Salt and Pepper to taste **Sugar (optional) Procedure: 1. Wash Potato marbles thoroughly. Put it in casserole with water; let it boil until the texture is soft. Drain. 2. In a separate pan, sauté fresh… Continue reading Buttered Potato Marbles – greyzziel

Crew life

What it’s like to be working on a Cruise ship?

  What is cruise ship? I'm sure most of us know the answer or at least have an idea on what it is however let me remind you of what wikipedia says: A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, when the voyage itself, the ship's amenities, and sometimes the different destinations along the way… Continue reading What it’s like to be working on a Cruise ship?