Archive for May 2015

Taking a Tour Around the USVI – Fort Frederik

A tour of United States Virgin Islands can never be complete without a visit to Fort Frederik. Also known as Frederiksfort, Fort Frederik is a U.S. National Historic Landmark. The Danish government built it in the 18th century to protect St. Croix against invasion of European powers, smugglers and pirates. Its trapezoidal design is a true reflection of the classic Danish military architecture of the period, with masonry fort and deep red rubble. In 18th century, Fort Frederik was the center of abolition of slavery in the Virgin Islands. Two important events that led to dissolution of slave-based economy took…

If You Are A Diver, Then You Will Love Diving In The USVI

Diving in the USVI If you love diving in a panoramic environment then you should visit the U.S. Virgin Islands. USVI has three main islands, St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John.  In addition to the three main Islands, there is also the small and historically fascinating Island called the Water Island. You’ll enjoy the added safety of diving within U.S. waters because the U.S. Virgin Islands are a territory of the United States. So, passports are not required for US visitors. All Captains are USCG certified and all dive boats are inspected by the U.S. Coast Guard. Here’s some…

What’s happening in the USVI for May at Yacht Haven Grande

  Yacht Haven Grande is the premier marina lifestyle destination in the Caribbean. Yacht Haven Grande encompasses a 48-slip megayacht marina complemented by a 120,000 square foot duty-free retail village.

Pistarckle Theater New Playwrights Festival Featuring Virgin Islands Playwrights

  PRESS RELEASE April 30, 2015 For Immediate Release, Pistarckle Theater Nikki Emerich 775-7877 Pistarckle Theater New Playwrights Festival Featuring Virgin Islands Playwrights Pistarckle Theater is excited to announce their new initiative, the first annual, New Playwright Festival which will be held on May 16 and May 17. Six plays, written by members of our community will be presented. Some plays will be read and others will be full presentations. Pistarckle’s call for new plays by local playwrights resulted in a wonderful mix of stories filled with mystery, drama, intrigue, love and hope. The public is invited to experience the…