Sorry, NO pets. Manual wheelchairs allowed, 6 per trip electric wheelchairs not allowed. Obviously not. It is a 65 foot catamaran, air-conditioned, enclosed, with a shaded viewing cabin, snack bar, sundeck, and 2 restrooms. Yes, anything is welcome, including alcoholic beverages.
Mike Tipton does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. There are people who will tell you that a dip in cold water is not just exhilarating and enlivening, but good for you. They have not, they will tell you, had a cold for years.
Is it possible to get good at swimming late in life? Photo: Shutterhack. This inability to swim well has always been one of my greatest insecurities and embarrassments. I agreed.
These four people had brushes with death while abroad but despite their injuries, they lived to tell the tale. When you hear the word 'holiday' what do you think of? Beaches, palm trees, cheap cocktails — or just a chance to switch off your social media for a few precious days? Holidays can be a blissful disconnect from reality but, when things go wrong, a dream break can quickly turn into a nightmare. We hear from four people who had brushes with death while abroad but, thankfully, lived to tell the tale.