VISITING THE USA CAPITAL | Sharon Henry
Donald Trump’s bigly promise to ‘make America great again’ will be orchestrated from here, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, when the new American president moves into the White House in Washington, DC in January 2017.
We were in the
Tourism for All – Access For Everyone | Darrin Henry
This year’s World Tourism Day on 27 September, 2016, has adopted a theme of accessible tourism, entitled: Tourism for All – Promoting Universal Accessibility.
Tearing the cartilage in my knee a few months ago while playing football
The Man Who Invented Country And Western Music | Sharon Henry
Let me tell you a story about the Ernest Tubb Record Shop and The Mid Nite Jamboree. Sunday mornings growing up, my sister and I were subjected to country and western music cranked
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR TRAIL | Darrin Henry
Over a three day period from 1-3 July, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg claimed 700 soldiers’ lives every hour, more than any other battle on American soil, before or since. And that’s a conservative estimate; it is
KEEPING AMERICA ON TRACK | Sharon Henry
So, we’ve discovered turntables aren’t just for DJ’s – train operators use them too, not to spin records, but to rotate train engines from one direction to another. Of course train turntables are of a totally different design
MEMORIAL DAY, USA | Darrin Henry
Memorial Day in the USA is a public holiday held every year on the last Monday in May, created to remember those who gave their lives in the American Civil War (1861-1865) but in the years since has been widened to include all subsequent conflicts.
DON’T FORGET THE SAINTS | Darrin Henry
For years we’ve been told, ‘the most special thing about St Helena is the people and its culture,’ and it would form the cornerstone of our new tourism based economy. However, experts driving the island’s tourism objective
THE LAST ROAD FOR ISLAND DONKEYS | Sharon Henry
Nothing much attracts more attention and willing admirers than a newborn baby, even if at six weeks old he’s already a metre tall and has all his teeth. We’re cooing and ahhing over the new
The American Civil Rights Movement | Sharon Henry
On 4 April 1968, 48 years ago today, civil rights leader, Dr Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Our visit to the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia, was an eye opener for
A MEMORIAL TO EDUCATION IN VIETNAM | Sharon Henry
When the bustle of Hanoi city becomes too overwhelming, an excellent place to visit for quick respite is Quoc Tu Giam, the Temple of Literature. One of the many things we love about Hanoi is