Lauera, I am the most notorious person for motion sickness, and have never yet been sick once on a cruise ship (10 cruises so far!). I have however, been nauseous on a tender (small boat transporting us from ship to shore in certain ports) and just recently, violently ill on a small boat excursion when the seas turned choppy. I never go anywhere without Gravol (Canadian version of Dramamine or Bonine), and still have to use it to fly or take a train or long bus ride. I can't read on any other mode of travel either, but I can read on a cruise ship. Go figure!