Archive for February 2016

The No Longer Unclear History of St. Thomas

The No Longer Unclear History of St. Thomas St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, is known for being one of the top resort and vacation destinations in the world. Contrary to popular belief, the island territory was actually settled around 1500 B.C. by the Ciboney tribe, then the Taino, Carib, and Arawak tribes. On Christopher Columbus’ second voyage to the New World in 1493, he “discovered” St. Thomas en route to Puerto Rico. The Pirates Arrive After Columbus’ report of St. Thomas reached the European nations, several discovery expeditions followed, and the unguarded island natives succumbed to disease and famine as…

Find Romance in the US Virgin Islands

Find Romance in the US Virgin Islands Whether you’re planning a wedding and honeymoon, anniversary, or just wanting to spend some romantic time away with your other half, the US Virgin Islands are the perfect getaway destination to enjoy the trip of your dreams. The islands are packed full of beautiful sights and opportunities for adventure, where lush hills and untouched beaches provide the most perfect picturesque romantic backdrop. Known around the world as one of the most romantic places to visit, there is something for every couple to enjoy at this exotic locale. St. Johns is for Lovers Two-thirds…

Valentine’s Day In The US Virgin Islands

Are you tired of the same old Valentine’s Day? If you are, then why not travel to some place exotic like the US Virgin Islands. There are a lot of fun and exciting activities to to do while you visit, and it can be refreshing to get away. Below are a few of the top activities to do on your visit.   Beaches   If you’re a beach goer, then this is the perfect place! The beaches around St. John and St. Thomas are the kind that you see in post cards – white sands, blue water, palm trees, and…

The 16th Annual St. John Arts Festival

St John Arts Festival

If you’re looking for something fun and unique to do in St. John, check out the St. John Arts Festival in Cruz Bay. This festival has been happening for sixteen years, and it features music, dancing and displays of arts and crafts.   The St. John Arts Festival takes place over five days, and each day has different performances from local musicians and dancers. The festival kicks off on Saturday, February 13th, with Children’s Day. You can see a concert put on by the Love City Pan Dragons Youth Steel Orchestra. Or, you can listen to a talented children’s choir….