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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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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Cruise island hopping: Exploring the Caribbean from air, land & sea | Cruise | Travel

GETTY Caribbean, St. Lucia, Choc Bay, aerial photo of Calabash Cove Resort From here it was a bird’s eye view of paradise: blush-coloured beaches, dancing palm trees, topaz waters and houses painted pink, blue, jade and sunshine yellow. My husband Teorin and I were on day five of a 14-night P&O eastern Caribbean cruise trip flying into St Lucia and visiting 10 different ports, celebrating 25 years together. Most travel guides mention Antigua’s 365 beaches. We didn’t count them but skimming the coast, soaking up the diverse natural beauty with…

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