Unpleasant things sometimes happen, and it is best that you be prepared for damage control, and better yet, prevention. You may encounter motion sickness (also known as travel sickness) on your honeymoon, particularly if you use a certain mode of transportation for the first time.
You have probably heard of sea sickness, but you can also get car sickness, train sickness, plane sickness, or basically any type of transportation-triggered sickness.
Motion sickness is caused by a disturbance of the inner ear that affects the organ of balance and equilibrium and, hence, the sense of spatial orientation.
Motion sickness can strike suddenly. It can start with a feeling of uneasiness and develop into a cold sweat, dizziness, nausea and then vomiting. Motion sickness usually quiets down as soon as the motion stops. The more you travel, the better it gets, as you will better adjust to being in motion.
If you are concerned about motion sickness, do the following:
Reserve seats where motion sickness is felt least. For example:
By ship, request a cabin in the front or middle of the ship near the water level.
By plane, ask for a seat over the front edge of a wing. Once aboard, direct the air vent flow to your face.
By train, take a seat near the front and next to a window. Face forward.
By automobile, drive or sit in the front passenger's seat.
If you are susceptible to motion sickness, Mayo Clinic suggests that you do the following: