Cruise Captain Tuvo reveals secrets onboard a ship during cruises at sea | Cruise | Travel

Cruise secrets that have been revealed over the years have opened up the world of the cruise holiday. From cruise crew parties to dirty cabins, many of the secrets may have been better to stay hidden. Yet with the cruise industry continuing to grow as more Britons take to the seas for their holiday, there is still much that remains a mystery. Express.co.uk spoke to Captain Tuvo from the ITV documentary “The Cruise” about some of the things he has learnt by being a captain onboard the Star Princess. Captain…

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Wine: Vineyard UK map of England & Wales reveals where to find best red and white bottles | Travel News | Travel

Wine enthusiasts may dream of France’s Cabarnet Sauvignon, South Africa’a Chenin Blanc or an Argentinian Merlot – but what about an English Chardonnay or Welsh Bacchus? Instead of dreaming further afield, wine lovers should look closer to home to try red, white and rosé vino. Wine experts, winecellardoor.co.uk have revealed that you don’t need to leave the UK to taste quality wine in their natural surroundings. Their website features an interactive map, revealing over 200 vineyards in England Wales which are open to visitors, offering plenty of inspiration for those…

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Cruise holidays are more stress free than flying for some holidaymakers, survey reveals | Cruise | Travel

A new survey by Cruise Critic has revealed that nearly 60 per cent of holidaymakers planning to go on a cruise see it as a more ‘stress-free’ holiday option, when compared to flying. It’s no wonder that after recent horror stories of children screaming for eight hour’s straight, fights breaking out at 30,000-feet and airplane doors falling off, that passengers find flying stressful. This stress can be what is known as aerophobia, an excessive worry of air travel, which is thought to affect one in ten Britons. The survey asked…

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Britain’s Cheapest Street reveals house transformation after being bought for £1 | Property | Life & Style

In 2013, Liverpool City Council offered up properties for just £1 in Wavertree, in a bid to get first time buyers on the ladder and bring up the local area. Two miles south of Liverpool, the street was known for being run down and not without crime, with shootings and stabbings also occurring reguarly. In 2003, the council planned to destroy the area and build new houses, yet in 2010 the government funding was withdrawn, leaving 115 houses empty. Yet with the new plan by mayor Joe Anderson, the rules…

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Flight myths debunked by expert who reveals common flying fears | Travel News | Travel

A fear of flying, aerophobia, can hinder any traveller wanting to head abroad if they aren’t willing to go on a plane. Despite flights being much safer than other modes of transportation, many still fear the worst such as the plane crashing. Christopher Paul Jones, a therapist known as The Breakthrough Expert, helps people get over their fears and phobias, as well as getting himself over his own fear of flying. He debunks some of the common flight myths in a bid to ease travellers minds, stating: “Once you look…

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Flight attendant reveals the disgusting secret about food on a plane | Travel News | Travel

Flight attendants know the tricks of the trade to ensure the best possible experience when 30,000 feet in the air. One member of the cabin crew has revealed that they always take their own food onboard. Named Shreyas P, she explained on Quora why passengers should follow in their footsteps when it comes to eating the inflight meals. She wrote: “The food on your tray is prepared not in the galley but in the aircraft catering which is often done 12 hours before and even days before the aircraft departure.…

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