Barbados review for foodies: Caribbean Island’s new all-inclusive cooking retreat | Beach Holidays | Travel

Barbados is a destination loved by celebrities and jet setters the world over – with the likes of Simon Cowell and Coleen and Wayne Rooney owning property on the Island. Yet, for all its infamous glamour and prestige, Rihanna’s hometown is a rather simple place, filled with people with a passionate love for their country and its local traditions. The air is filled with the faint sounds of tropical music and the lapping of waves, while the streets are habited with smiling locals and inspired tourists. And while it may…

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Islands in Italy ban single-use plastic with €500 fines after high amounts in sea | Travel News | Travel

Italian islands have chosen to ban all use of single-use plastic to protect the beautiful islands. This will include plates, cups and forks that are prohibited from being used. Plastic bottles are not included in this yet, but there are hopes to change these to glass bottles in the future. The change comes after alarming amounts of plastic particles were found in the waters around the area. Being so close to a protected marine reserve near Puglia, the mayor has since decided to make the change. Antonio Fentini told La…

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Everyone should visit the Seychelles islands, says JANE MEMMLER | Beach Holidays | Travel

NC At the resort you have your own private pool and may not even stumble across another guest “Would you like to come to see the turtles hatching on Grand Anse beach?” Not losing a second, I quickly threw a frock over my dripping hair and beat a watery path to the door, just as my taxi – well, electric golf cart – was screaming to a halt outside. My driver, clearly as anxious as I to witness this rare event, pushed the boundaries of battery power careering around the…

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