The amount of horror stories we hear about cruises seem to outweigh those from people who actually had an amazing time on them! In fact, even stories about people just being super bored outweigh those who've had fun!
So, we must ask (before we get into the grossness): Why does anyone want to take a cruise??
As of right now, there are passengers stranded on the Carnival Triumph cruise ship. They've become physically sick (not just from your normal bout of viruses that spread on these floating petri dishes), because conditions are THE WORST EVER.
Plastic bags are being used as toilets, according to the source