PUBLISHED: 14:33 18 September 2018 | UPDATED: 14:33 18 September 2018 Caroline Culot Delphine's Diner, Felixstowe. Pic; www.eadt.co.uk Delphine’s Diner, 91-93, Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe. Delphine's Diner, Felixstowe. Pic; www.eadt.co.ukA new American diner has opened on Felixstowe’s seafront. Caroline Culot, who grew up in the town, went along to try it out. A trip to this authentic American diner transported me completely from Felixstowe seafront to that scene in Grease. I was, of course, Sandy and my partner, Danny. Ok, the evening didn’t end up with me getting a visit from my guardian angel singing Beauty School Drop-out but you know, it felt like it could have done.Enter Delphine’s Diner and you get the full 1950s dining experience where everything from the pastel coloured banquette seats to the salt and pepper shakers and squirty mustard and ketchup bottles create the feeling you’ve stepped back in time to the era … [Read more...] about Time to rock and roll at new 1950s American themed diner in a Suffolk seaside town
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Nothing says 'holiday' quite like jet-setting off to sunnier climates and spending a week basking in the sunshine by the pool. And while hotels and resorts can provide plenty of entertainment and relaxation, one perk of hiring a villa is that you get the entire swimming pool to yourself, where the kids can splash around freely and you don't need to fight to get a sunlounger . So, when the pool is particularly amazing, it can be a total game-changer - and there are some seriously incredible offerings out there. We've teamed up with TripAdvisor Rentals to search out 10 absolutely incredible private pools from around the world, including how much it costs to stay in the villas - and some are surprisingly affordable. From pools with spectacular ocean views to ones with their own water slides sure to be a hit with the kids, check out some of our favourites below... 1. Royal Hawaiian Estate, Hawaii With its built-in water slide and a lava rock waterfall, there's no doubt that this … [Read more...] about 10 absolutely incredible private villa swimming pools from around the world
WE all want to take the perfect pics for Instagram when we’re on holiday - and where's more photogenic than the beach? The top 25 most popular beaches in the world on Instagram have been revealed and the UK has made it into the top ten. Travel Supermarket has found which beaches are the most hash tagged in the world with Bournemouth coming in at number seven. Read on to find out which beaches are featuring most on Instagram – it might just give you some inspiration on where to book your next holiday. 1. Whitehaven Beach, Australia This beautiful beach in the Whitsunday Islands in Oz has over 129,000 Instagram hash tags and counting - and it's not hard to see why. The beach is 4.3 miles long and you can get there by boat, seaplane and helicopter from nearby Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island. Its white sands are unusual as they don't retain heat, so you can walk along them barefoot even in the middle of the day. Add in pristine turquoise sea and you've got the most perfect … [Read more...] about World’s most popular beaches according to Instagram – and England makes the top 10
There is no reason for holidaymakers to cancel their trips to the paradise isle of Hawaii. That is the message from the Pacific island’s tourist board as plumes of steam and ash continue to bellow from the summit of Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanos. The volcano, said to have been continuously simmering since 1983, erupted violently last week, expelling lava flows that destroyed dozens of homes and buildings and prompted the evacuation of some 2,000 residents. A powerful earthquake shook the crater the next day. Where is Kilauea? The volcano, which tops out at 1,247m, is to the south-east of the largest of the five volcanic islands that make up Hawaii, known as the Big Island. Its name means “spewing” or “much spreading” in Hawaiian. Kilauea is part of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, itself a World Heritage Site. The volcano, as with Hawaii’s two others, Maunaloa and Loihi, was formed by the Pacific tectonic plate moving over … [Read more...] about Hawaii’s volcano eruption: is it safe to visit the island?
Hawaiians have been told to “prepare to evacuate” amid growing fears a volcano which forms the state’s largest island could be about to erupt. Authorities have closed 16,000 acres of national park and begun identifying shelters after hundreds of earthquakes heightened concerns that lava and molten rocks could spew out of Kilauea volcano. Geologists warned a continued increase in seismic activity following the collapse of a crater floor on Monday suggested eruption could be imminent. Read more Hawaii volcano set to erupt after 250 earthquakes in 24 hours The collapse at Pu’u O’o, an open vent below Kilauea’s summit crater and lava lake, triggered a series of earthquakes and pushed magma into new underground chambers. The lava has moved down the east slope of the volcano and into the Big Island’s Puna district. The US Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) said the underground magma may have already gone … [Read more...] about Hawaii volcano: Locals prepare to evacuate as eruption feared to be imminent