Sunday, March 22, 2009

14 Things You Probably Didn't Realize You Could Do on a Cruise

Cruising is all about sunburns, overeating and hangovers, right?! Here's a list of things you can do on a cruise vacation that most people probably didn't realize.

  • Play Soccer: The coaches of Milan (Italy) have gotten together an intense technical program for the young soccer player. A remarkable experience will be had by all in the discovery of new friends and in depth discussions about the great game of soccer. (June 27, 2009; MSC Cruises)
  • Meet Karl Rove: Yes, THAT Karl Rove. Learn inside secrets of the Bush White House. (July 8, 2009; Holland America Line)
  • A little wrastlin': Sail with Jerry "The King" Lawler and learn everything you always wanted to know about the sport. (July 30, 2009; Royal Caribbean Cruise Line)
  • Attend two James Taylor Concerts: Set sail aboard the QM2 with this musical legend, and enjoy 2 concerts and a Q&A session. (June 19, 2009; Cunard Line)
  • Hang out with Keith Coburn, Captain of the Wizard (Deadliest Catch): Hear about it live, from the man himself. (June 7, 2009; Holland America Line)
  • Buy a Cruise Line: Who knows, play enough poker onboard and the sky's the limit! (Multiple departures; Multiple cruise lines)
  • ZUMBA!: Indulge in music, dance, health & fitness through guidance from licensed Zumba® professionals, creating memories that will last a lifetime. (Oct 4, 2009; Club Med)
  • Cook with Chef Nobu: Cooking with the man himself. (July 28, 2009; Crystal Cruises)
  • The Fab Four - Ticket to Cruise: Beatles tribute cruise starring the world famous Fab Four. (July 20, 2009; Carnival Cruise Line)
  • Learn from a broadcast legend: Sail with Frank Deford - writer at Sports Illustrated, NPR's Morning Edition and HBO's Real Sports. (Aug 12, 2009; Crystal Cruises)
  • Hang out with baseball stars: Spend time with the likes of Ken Griffey, Sr., Amos Otis, Vida Blue, Earl Weaver and others. (Multiple departures 2009-10; MSC Cruises)
  • Cruise around the islands on your Harley: Just drive your ride up to the pier, onto the ship and away you go...what could be better! (Multiple departures in 2009; Royal Caribbean)
  • Take part in a Goth Festival: Goth fashion show, private parties and (of course) a fully interactive viewing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show (Oct 11, 2009; Carnival Cruise Lines)
  • Cycle the Greek Isles by day, cruise aboard a private yacht by night: Greece's magical qualities are evident everywhere, but its true essence is found far beyond the tourist sites and usual stops. (Sept 30, 2009; Butterfield and Robinson)
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