Amanda Hathorn sailed the 7 seas for over a decade working on cruise ships in a variety of onboard roles from Youth Staff, to Security to Crew Trainer and finally Human Resources Manager with multiple cruise lines including, Princess Cruises, Cunard, Royal Caribbean International and P&O Australia.

After Amanda finished her last contract with P&O Australia in 2010 she moved into shore-side cruise ship recruitment, hiring for one of Canada’s most established cruise line partners for an additional 6 years.

In 2015 Amanda started her own cruise ship employment information, consultation and resume design business called Get a Life at Sea where she now helps adventurers successfully navigate the cruise line application and interview process via her products and services so they too can get paid to travel the world!

Amanda now resides in the ski capital of North America, Revelstoke, BC Canada. Connect through her website, or via email at You can also chat with Amanda via her other social media platforms such as; Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, Periscope, LinkedIn or Instagram.

The Entrepreneurial You – How to Get a Life at Sea, with Amanda Hathorn

Nomad Me – Cruise Ships for Nomads

Digital Nomad Kit – Working on a Cruise Ship with Digital Skills

Matador Travel Network How to get a job on a cruise ship and travel the world for free

Imagine KootenayAmanda Hathorn Geary of Get a Life at Sea

Zero To Travel Cruise Ship Jobs 101: Travel Jobs Series

Zero To Travel How To Get A Job On A Cruise Ship

The World Wanderers PodcastLiving a Life at Sea with Amanda Hathorn-Geary

Cruise Week TV – Cruise Ship Jobs with Amanda from Get a Life At Sea

Extra Pack of PeanutsGet a Life at Sea with Amanda Hathorn Geary Episode #258

Open World MagazineHow to Start a New Life at Sea with Amanda Hathorn Geary Episode #91

The Cruise Dudes PodcastDouble Bonus Show – Working on Cruise Ships & Cruising the Southern Caribbean Episode #47 

The Cruise Dudes PodcastCruise Ship Pool Safety, Lifeguards, with Amanda from Get a Life at Sea Episode #59

Anita Wing LeeHow to Work on a Cruise Ship Real Advice

Girl Budget LifeHow to Travel for Free in College 

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