A PLATEFUL OF SUNSHINE | We love our comfort food here on St Helena, there’s plo, fishcakes, cabbage do-down, bread ‘n’ dance… and pumpkin fritters. On St Helena we say ‘fratters’ not ‘fritters,’ it’s a Saint speak thing, like elsewhere some say ‘to-may-toe,’ others
STEVE YON, 30, LONGWOOD AVENUE | Sharon Henry
“When the RMS asked me to do this I was really chuffed and felt quite privileged because I wasn’t expecting it. Normally this would have been made on the RMS itself. To do a 3-D cake
SPICING UP MY LIFE IN CAPE TOWN | Darrin Henry
A Cape Malay cooking experience in the colourful, central Cape Town district of Bo Kaap has truly caught me by surprise in that I am now inspired to cook. Properly, I should add.
COFFEE STOP AT THE V&A WATERFRONT, CAPE TOWN | Darrin Henry
At Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, even as we enter the Mugg & Bean coffee shop, the smell of muffins and other savouries made our heads swivel like cartoon characters following wispy aroma trails.
A Yummy Taste Of St Helena | Sharon Henry
When it comes to food, St Helena plo is one of the island’s favourites, a spicy mix of curry and rice that hits the spot every time. Bursting with flavour this colourful, one pot concoction is
PICK AND PREPARE WITHOUT GETTING PRICKED | Sharon Henry
Tungis are the ‘Fort Knox’ of the fruit kingdom and specialist skills are required to pick and eat one. Skills that will sidestep booby traps of needle-sized prickles and tiny hair-like splinters to avoid getting
NEW CULTURE MEETING THE OLD | Darrin Henry
Less than an hour after watching the first jet plane landing on St Helena we were sitting on the grass at Longwood Green eating goat meat curry and rice, along with many other families enjoying a
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR HOLIDAY | Sharon Henry
Voted as one of Lonely Planet’s ‘Top Ten Best In Travel’ for 2016, St Helena finds herself pinned on the world tourism map as an off the beaten track destination. For the island the world truly will be getting smaller as
HÀNG ĐÀO STREET LIFE | Darrin Henry
If you are considering a visit to Hanoi, Vietnam, I have to recommend the Hanoi night market as a great cultural experience for a Saturday night out.
Before coming to Southeast Asia the thought of visiting a street
RMS ST HELENA IN PICTURES | Darrin Henry
Five days at sea surrounded by endless ocean could in some ways be a photographic nightmare. But, travelling and taking photographs of the RMS St Helena there’s plenty of reasons to keep the camera near. The