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Bar Hopping Through Bustling St. Thomas

St. Thomas is a secluded slice of Caribbean paradise with a rich colonial history. Established in the 1600s as a bustling port for traders in the sugarcane industry and pirates alike, today the island is a thriving commercial port and popular stopover for luxury cruise ships visiting the US Virgin Islands. The island is divided into three distinct parts: The lively port and downtown area of Charlotte Amalie, the East End with resorts and quiet beaches and the North Coast and Magens Bay, one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. This 31-square mile (83-sq-km) island is a secluded home to…

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…

12 Favorite Things To Do In The Virgin Islands

If you are going on a trip to the Virgin Islands soon, you want to have game plan for where to go. Some of the best places are ones where you might not find all the tourists flocking too. With this list, you’ll be able to get to some of the best destinations in the Island. 1. Buck Island is the only marine national park in the United States. This park has the type of beaches that you dream of when you think of the Virgin Islands. The beaches are empty, wide, ringed with palm trees, and feature that fabulous…

What we really mean by fun in the US Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands are known to have some of the best excursion options and day activities in the world. Staying on the islands, whatever your method, is an experience that lends itself to lifelong memories. We work to bring you the best choices around when it comes to family, romantic, or group outings. When a vacation destination offers beautiful views, warm weather, and excellent excursions, having “fun” is a matter of personal preference. Coral World Ocean Park Getting face to face time with life in the ocean is exactly what this park is about. Here, you can choose between hands-on…

US Virgin Islands Nightlife

When The sun Goes down The gorgeous beaches of the United States Virgin Islands are not the only feature that dazzles. If you’re going to be visiting these gorgeous islands and plan to spend your days swimming and basking under the rays of the sun, you’ll also have plenty of things to do when the sun goes down.   The majority of the nightlife opportunities that are available on the US Virgin Islands are located at prominent resorts and hotels. This is convenient for the guests and other tourists alike.  The beautiful islands are popular attractions with the tourists who…

Thanksgiving Day Potato Stuffing

Thanksgiving is as popular in the USVI as it is on the mainland, but the Territory offers one unique Thanksgiving dish that always leaves mouths watering. A unique take on traditional potato stuffing can be served with every entrée, making it perfect for a Thanksgiving feast in paradise. Here is the recipe: 6 large white potatoes 4 tablespoons tomato paste 1 small onion, minced ¼ cup sugar 2 stalks celery 1 medium green bell pepper, minced 1 teaspoon hot pepper, minced ¾ cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup raisins 3 sprigs parsley 1 tablespoon salt 2 teaspoons thyme, chopped Peel and…

Enjoy Some of Our Local USVI Cuisine

Take a handful of small islands. Mix in the cuisines of Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, and simmer for nearly 500 years. This is the melting pot that makes traditional US Virgin Islands dishes so rich, vibrant and tasty. Local restaurants, mobile food vans, and food sales held by community groups in the Fort Christian parking lot on Saturday mornings are among the best places to partake of local fare. So, make sure to make visit one of our some time to visit one of our sample some of our local cuisine at one of   Here’s a sample…