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 FLIGHT FROM THE TOP OF THE BARN | Sharon Henry The last time we clambered onto 'The Barn' the airport runway was only partially laid, this time we've scrambled up to watch an actual aeroplane land on that completed piece of gleaming concrete.
COMAIR ANNOUNCE TICKET PRICES | Darrin Henry The cost of flights to St Helena for Comair flights from Johannesburg, return, “will start from £583” – it’s official! In a statement titled, ‘British Airways (Operated by Comair) Ready To Serve The Saints’ the long awaited figure
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
THE AGE OF AIR TRAVEL TO BEGIN | Darrin Henry “Wow! This, is, beautiful!” I’m completely awestruck having just stepped onto the gleaming concourse inside the brand new St Helena Airport terminal. I’m conscious my mouth is literally hanging open as my eyes dart left and right, but I can’t
THE EASY-PEASY HIKE ON ST HELENA | Darrin Henry As outdoor adventure on St Helena goes, the Flagstaff post box walk is hardly expedition grade stuff; mountain boots or sustenance backpacks not necessary for what is essentially a scenic trail that begins on Deadwood Plain
HISTORIC FIRST FLIGHT | Darrin Henry The first aeroplane to land on St Helena is here. With the delicacy of a gentle kiss the tiny twin prop plane touched down on St Helena’s brand new airport today, yet the impact of this event will