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It’s not uncommon for a Fortune 500 CEO to get compensated well…very well. Sure their job is stressful and they work tons of hours, but the money makes up for it.And with all of that cash, they can use it to buy fancy homes, endless supply of toys, and most importantly they can use it to blow off some steam. Because we all know that you should… “work hard, play hard”.
These corporate executes take “play hard” to whole new level. Through services like Taste of Blue they’re able to embark on unique life experiences that makes their stress disappear.
Here are 7 unique activities that Fortune 500 CEOs use their cash on so they can play harder than they work:
1. Swimming with Sharks
If you thought going on an African Safari is cool, just wait till you swim with sharks. Sadly, there aren’t too many great places to swim with sharks, which means you’ll likely have to travel to do it.
One of the best places to swim with sharks is Cape Town, in South Africa. From a hammerhead to a ragged tooth shark, and even a Leopard cat shark, you’ll get to swim with around 8 different types of sharks.
2. Driving Formula 1 Race Cars
Wouldn’t you love to get behind the wheel of a Ferrari? Well for $400 anyone can do that. But what’s a bigger adrenaline rush that corporate executives love to do is drive a Formula 1 car around a track at 200 MPH.
3. Flying into Space
Flying in private jets may seem like a luxury that you want to experience, but it doesn’t compare to flying into space. You’ll have to get on a waiting list for this one, but for $200,000 Virgin Galactic will take you on a sub-orbital flight.
4. Visiting the Titanic in Submarine
Do you love the movie Titanic? If you want to experience it, you don’t have to watch the movie, you can actually see it in person.
Yes, I know it’s 12,000 feet below the water, but that doesn’t mean you can’t see it. For $59,680 they’ll put you on a Russian research vassal and show you the two half’s of the titanic over a 5-day journey.
5. Singing with Rock Stars
As a kid, did you ever dream about becoming a rock star? Well, you don’t have to dream anymore. Fortune 500 CEOs are making this fantasy come true by attending Gene Simmon’s Rock Camp at the MGM grand in Las Vegas.
The best part about the rock camp is that you don’t just get to learn from the best, but you also get to play with them.
6. Flying Fighter Planes
Racing formula 1 cars isn’t the only way people are getting an adrenaline rush these days. The new rush is flying or riding in fighter planes and jets.
For $2095 you can have a real fighter pilot fantasy, and for $13,000 you can fly an actual Russian MiG 29. The best part about the MiG is that you’ll get to fly at supersonic speeds above Russia, which will be between Mach 1 and 2.
7. Exploring the world with Family
Fortune 500 CEOs don’t just play hard by themselves, they also play hard with their family. And some of the unique activities that they do with their family aren’t necessarily costly, but none-the-less they are memorable.
From whale watching to exploring Machu Picchu, the possibilities are endless. It just depends on how much time they have and the time of the year.
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