CRUISE ships are a popular holiday choice for many Britons – with more people from the UK taking to the seas than ever before. Cruises often attract couples looking for a romantic break – but there’s one thing you should never do.
Cruise ships can make for a fun and romantic holiday choice but travellers need to remember that rules still apply even when at sea. There’s one thing, in particular, you should never do on your balcony on a cruise. Your cabin balcony might seem like your private space and it’s easy to think you can do what you like on it. However, it’s key to remember that not only can people potentially see what you get up to – but it might also be dangerous.
One thing you should not do on your cruise ship balcony is have sex, said cruise expert site Cruise Critic.
It might be tempting to indulge in the activity when the romantic mood strikes but there’s good reason why you shouldn’t.
Cruise ship balconies may well be visible from surrounding balconies, and, if you’re in port, from land.
It’s entirely possible you’ll end up with an audience to your shenanigans.
However, there is another much more serious reason why you should steer clear of sex on a cruise ship balcony.
An al fresco romp could, in fact, prove a dangerous endeavour and result in injury.
Cruise: An al fresco romp could, in fact, prove a dangerous endeavour and result in injury
According to Cruise Critic: “Back in 2007, a man allegedly jumped off his veranda in an attempt to rescue his significant other after knocking her overboard during an outdoor rendezvous.”
The 22-year-old man 20-year-old woman fell 50 to 60 feet from their cabin balcony into the sea.
They fell during the night and the ship had to turn around when their disappearance was noticed and searched for the pair with high powered spotlights and rescue boats.
The man was found naked and was discovered half an hour before his female companion was spotted. Incredibly, neither suffered life-threatening injuries….
Source: www.express.co.uk (By Harriet Mallinson)