Seasick cruise passenger Just thinking about seasickness is enough to make you squeamish – but help is at hand. During my career as a cruise writer I have encountered a violent hurricane in the North Atlantic, three cyclones in the South China Sea and survived the tempestuous Drake’s Passage en-route to Antarctica. Fortunately, despite feeling somewhat queasy on...

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7 tips for the health-concious cruiser

Big or small, there’s one thing all cruise ships have in common and that’s a belief in the importance healthy food and staying fit. Every cruise ship buffet offers a huge choice of dishes from around the world and within their expansive menus, there are always plenty of healthy options to choose from. When it…

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How to soothe your cruise hangover

It’s always fun to stay up late drinking with friends on a cruise holiday. You might only head to the bar for a quiet one, but find yourself on the dance floor at 3 in the morning, throwing some seriously funky shapes. As much fun as it may be to let loose during an evening…

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7 easy ways to prevent or cure jet lag

Jet lag is one of the most common ailments affecting travellers who cross time zones on the way to their holiday destination, causing them to be groggy and sleep deprived, which in turn can lead to other symptoms like headaches and sickness. If you’re planning on travelling to a distant land but hate the thought…

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