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St. John Carnival: July 4th Parade

By: Jeffery McCord For islanders pondering the coming rainy (and hurricane) season, the annual carnival ending with the Fourth of July is a time to party with abandon and side-step … Continue Reading →

Vieques Virgin Islands

Vieques – A Weekend Getaway

Last weekend we headed to Vieques to celebrate one of our friend’s birthday. It was our first time there and we were excited to explore. Vieques is a small island off … Continue Reading →


Ram Head Trail and East End of St. John

Another great day of hiking and exploring on St. John. This time a group of us headed to the southeast side of the island to hike Ram Head Trail. It … Continue Reading →

Panoramic View of Brewers Bay

Hiking to the Top Of The Rock

Living on St. Thomas, hiking options are limited. There are dozens of hiking trails on St. John, but our home island only has one “official” guided hiking trail - Magens Bay trail. But t’ings … Continue Reading →

8 Tuff Miles 6

8 Tuff Miles Road Race

Every year, runners from all over the country (and world) come down to St. John to compete in the 8 Tuff Miles Road Race. This year, about 1,500 runners showed … Continue Reading →


Virgin Gorda, BVI

Okay, you might say we’re cheating by writing an article about the British Virgin Islands when the title of our website is clearly “Life And Travel In The US Virgin Islands.” But … Continue Reading →


Platform Beach, St. Thomas

Platform Beach is one of the hidden gems on St. Thomas. This small and secluded beach is located on the Peterborg peninsula very close to Magens Bay Beach. To get to the … Continue Reading →

Buck Island, St. Thomas

Buck Island, St. Thomas

There are three Buck Islands in the Virgin Islands. Last fall we visited Buck Island in St. Croix. It is included in Buck Island Reef National Monument and considered one of … Continue Reading →


Peterborg Point, St. Thomas

Peterborg is a peninsula on the Northside of St. Thomas which separates the world’s famous Magens Bay from the Atlantic ocean. With its beautiful views and close proximity to Magens Bay Beach, the area … Continue Reading →

Leinster Bay and Waterlemon Cay

Leinster Bay and Johnny Horn trails

One of the reasons I was really excited to go on Leinster Bay trail was snorkeling around Waterlemon Cay in Waterlemon Bay. The hiking turned out to be great as … Continue Reading →