03 Mar March is Marine Awareness Month

Harbour tours, treasure hunts, introductions to SCUBA diving and coastal walks are just some of the activities on offer as part of St Helena's inaugural Making March Marine month. The Island’s annual Marine Awareness Week has been extended, with organisers aiming to fill most days in...

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11 Feb Win a Bradt Guide to St Helena

Could this be your year to visit St Helena? Why not enter our competition to win one of five copies of the new, indispensable Bradt Guide by Tricia Hayne! Recognised as one of the world’s most renowned travel publishers, the Bradt Travel Guides’ fully revised third...

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14 Jan Hokulea says Aloha to St Helena

After 16 days at sea sailing from Cape Town on a round-the-world trip to Brazil, traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe the Hokulea reached St Helena on Friday 8 January. The double-hulled Hokulea left its base at Honolulu, Hawaii, last year, and its crew members are sailing without...

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07 Jan The History of Ladder Hill

Our thanks go to Barbara B George, who has shared the following fascinating history of a St Helena landmark from her booklet “Ladder Hill, The Inclined Plane and the Ladder”: The initial ladder to the fort at the top of the hill where the troops were...

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