TikTok’s newest obsession has turned some people’ months-long trip right into a digital actuality present.
A subset of TikTok is intently following the Royal Caribbean’s World Cruise. Why? Properly, as a result of the cruise lasts 9 complete months. It stops everywhere in the world, actually. You can enter this trip not pregnant and depart it with a wholesome child. That is a capital-T Journey.
The cruise departed from Miami on Dec. 10, and for these staying onboard for its total period, it’s going to come to an in depth on Sept. 10 of subsequent 12 months. It is not stunning that budding or aspiring influencers would find yourself on this cruise. What’s a 274-night stint on a ship circling the globe if not a content material alternative?
With the cruise now underway, people have begun following the lives of these onboard — and awaiting the inevitable drama at sea.
Right here, for example, is a primer on a few of the folks taking the nine-month journey posted by @noelmulk0 on TikTok.
There’s additionally @nchimad who has dubbed themselves the Sea Tea Director of their TikTok profile. In different phrases, they’re spending loads of time and power determining the drama on the World Cruise. They plan to comply with everybody on the boat, and see what occurs.
“All people on board has entry to limitless alcohol,” they helpfully identified in a single put up. “Limitless alcohol for 9 months.”
And there is a chance for stuff to go down. Give it some thought: There is a bunch of individuals posting their each transfer whereas residing on the ocean for 9 months. It is a little bit shifting village that has limitless booze, cafeteria meals, and nothing however free time.
“Seven hundred folks in the midst of the ocean. That is mainly a group, a small city,” @nchimad posted. “I’ve so many ideas. I am careworn. I am excited. I am nervous. It is sort of like a social experiment… I’ll not have the ability to deal with it however I am gonna dwell vicariously via the individuals who can.”
Up to now it appears the parents onboard are having time. In any case, proper now, every week in, they’re nonetheless on a traditional trip. What occurs in Month 6 is the actual query.
The posts from people onboard have largely been optimistic. There have been a lot of TikToks in regards to the meals, drinks, and outfits. Once more, that is to be anticipated. We’re 9 days in. However you’ve got obtained think about somebody goes to get fed-up with having scrambled eggs for breakfast but once more in…oh….three months or so.
As TikTok has identified, the potential for drama is excessive, whether or not it show to be interpersonal beef, frustration with lodging, or plain-old cabin fever. The voyage has barely begun and, relaxation assured, TikTok will probably be there to doc all of it.