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Beginner’s Guide to Thrive and Survive at a Music Festival

Attending a music festival for the first time can be one of the most prolific experiences of your life. However, if you’re not prepared it can quickly become horrific. There are several factors to consider when planning, preparing, and packing for a festival. This will be an extensive guide, packed with advice, suggestions, reviews, resources, and other tips and tricks …

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Charleston Bachelor Party and Adventure Guide

THIS GUIDE FEATURES ADVENTURE AND PARTY SUGGESTIONS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS: Adventure & Outdoor Recreation Options Party / Nightlife Dining / Cuisine WakenMake Bucket Lists Sample Itineraries Trip Planning Resources Group Vacation Packages, Excursions, & Tours     keep in mind– I wrote this guide back in 2015- I’ll be updating it soon but keep in mind some of …

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6 Powerful Ways to Elevate Your State

Further Reading: Positive Health and Wellness is a website that is another great resource that explores the various ways travel can improve your health.  Check out their post 8 Reasons Why Traveling is Good for Your Health for more information and content.  Enjoy!

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Baker Manning is launching a brand new website and yacht job guide!

Hi!  I’m Baker Manning.  THANK YOU for visiting my website! I have a lot of recent developments and exciting news to share with you all! I will be starring on Bravo’s reality show Below Deck this season I’m creating a brand new website: bakermanning.com I’m creating a brand new beginner’s guide for aspiring yacht crew called the Yacht Job Handbook …

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Yacht Jobs: How to Become a Stewardess or Deckhand

  This guide is all about entry level yacht jobs, what they’re like, and how to get hired as a stewardess, deckhand, or deck stew with no prior experience. Over the past decade I’ve worked all types of different jobs, but I would have to say my favorite by far has been working in the yachting industry.  If you’re a …

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Yacht Stewardess and Deckhand Jobs and Training Guide

In this part of the guide I’m going to break down some of the entry level yacht stewardess and deckhand jobs and tasks that you can expect to do during your first couple of weeks on board while working on a yacht.  While these tasks may sound simple enough, never overestimate a diva.  Reading / watching these quick tutorials will …

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Yacht Job Descriptions for Stews and Deckhands

Below are more detailed examples of day to day job descriptions and duties for deckhands and stews onboard a yacht for those of you who are STILL curious about what it’s like.  Be sure to read Part 1 and Part 2 of the:  Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job on a Yacht. Deck Stew Tasks AM (Guests On Board) Check …

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Yacht Crew and Cruise Packing Checklist

  Below is a yacht and cruise packing checklist for girls who are aspiring yachties or cruise crew members.   There are also tips and tricks for several other packing categories and organization such as packing cubes and accessories, luggage, clothing, toiletries and make-up, cabin organization accessories, and additional yacht crew necessities.  I’m a total diva so I tend to …

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Pack Attack! How to Use Packing Cubes And Organize Your Suitcase

Pack Attack! In this post I will go over several techniques including how to use packing cubes and other accessories to organize and maximize the space in your suitcase.  Fortunately these days there are various packing accessories, techniques, and strategies to help you do this.  Below is a list of packing hacks for anyone who is: Going on a long …

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Toiletries and Make-up Packing Tips

Toiletries & Makeup:   “What in the World is in that bag what you got in that bag!?”   I’m constantly on the go, so to make life easier and not having to un pack and repack every few days, I keep my traveling toiletry bag stocked with everything I need so that I can just grab it and “roll …