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Theme Cruises Offer Something For Everyone

by Laura Hipshire

Aug 27, 2014

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If you’re planning a cruise but crave something a little more than the typical tropical excursion, a theme cruise might be just the ticket. No matter where your interests lie, there are cruises to fit every lifestyle, hobby, and penchant. Love astronomy? You and other stargazing enthusiasts can watch a full eclipse while sailing around Singapore on Holland America Line. The 16-day cruise sets sail on March 1, 2015, at a cost of $1999 and up. If zombies are your thing, Royal Caribbean International is offering its first ever ‘Zombie Cruise’ in November. The week-long voyage features renowned actors and authors, professional zombie makeup artists, zombie workouts, zombie survival courses…even a zombie prom. Rates for this trip start at $1,579.


Fancy 80’s rock music? Carnival Cruise Lines will make your dreams come true if you want to sail up close and personal to iconic bands such as Styx, Kansas, and REO Speedwagon. Prices vary, for more information visit www.carnival.com/carnival-live/bands.aspx Enjoy Bravo TV’s ‘Top Chef?’ For a starting price of $549, you can hobnob with ‘Top Chef’ contestants, watch ‘quickfire’ challenges, and sample culinary creations on Celebrity Cruise’s ‘Top Chef at Sea’ seven-day Caribbean expedition starting Nov. 15, 2014.


Explore the many different possibilities of theme cruises, and try something different next time you decide to get your sail on.


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