Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean wrap up

A new rum from Dominica, culinary destinations in the Caribbean, a new BVI beach bar and more. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up gives you stories from the islands that you might have missed. Caribbean Chocolate? What! Where?! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Blue Water Launch: Direct from Dominica, Blue Water Ultra Premium Rum is set to launch in the Caribbean market. -Story by The … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

Famous rum bars, best diving islands, and a video tour of Peter Bay on St. John--these are just a few of the stories from this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. One of the stories is by the Huffington Post and is titled, The 15 Best Beaches for 2014. All the beaches mentioned are amazing, but I'm surprised some world class beaches were left off...maybe they were mentioned in earlier years? Beaches like … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Another week, another Caribbean wrap up. This week's stories feature; things to do on St. Barts, exploring a resort on Peter Island in the BVI, events taking place in the Caribbean in February and a little love for my friends at the Hope Town Harbour Lodge in the Abacos. Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Seven Caribbean Events For February, From St Kitts and Nevis to Jamaica:  From PGA champions to … [Read more...]

Pirate’s Bight on Norman Island Reopening After Fire

Pirate's Bight

There's good news out of Norman Island in the BVI. Many of you heard the news a couple month ago about Pirate's Bight catching fire and burning down. Bad news indeed. Well here's some good news, it seems that if everything goes smoothly the popular beach bar and restaurant will be reopening in just a few days. UPDATE: It's open! The fire happened on October 1st, right before season. … [Read more...]

Caribbean Islands For Sale – Where’s Your Dream Island?

Caribbean islands for sale

Many people fantasize about owning their own Caribbean island. Who wouldn't want to wake up every day to the sound of the waves, relax on your very own beach and be able to design your version of paradise how you saw fit. Maybe even open up a little beach bar and live the life that people write songs about. Oh wouldn't it be grand. Owning an island is an expensive endeavour that prompts many of … [Read more...]

Quito Rymer’s Reggae Express Music Video

Quito Reggae Express

Quito Rymer is one of the most famous musicians on Tortola. I have heard countless stories from many of you Castaways that have rested your sun-baked bodies at Quito's Gazebo Beach Bar and Restaurant and heard either Quito perform solo or with his band The Edge. His music and hospitality have tattooed the minds of many BVI vacationers. This reputation for authentic Caribbean music and kindness has … [Read more...]

Spectacular BVI Video: Kiteboarding with Cabrinha at Saba Rock Resort

BVI Kiteboarding

Everywhere you look in the Caribbean you find inspiration. It could be the stunning landscapes or maybe the simplicity of the lifestyle. Then you watch a video like the one below and you find inspiration by watching people skim across the blue water while being pulled the wind. Cabrinha is a kiteboarding company that sells everything you need to get up on the water. They also produce … [Read more...]

5 Popular BVI Dive & Snorkle Spots

BVI Dive snorkel spots

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) are a sight to behold, lush rolling hillsides, white sand beaches bordered by crystal clear blue water. For all the beauty above the water, there is just as much beauty below. The BVI underwater landscape is filled with coral reefs, dramatic walls and shipwrecks. A wonderland for divers and snorkeling enthusiasts. Who wants to get wet! Whom better to tell us … [Read more...]

A Castaway Doing The BVI Bounce

Blackbeard's ale BVI

Nothing brings greater joy to this sun beaten pirate than seeing Castaways living The Life in the islands. For almost three years now I've been getting amazing photos from you guys enjoying the Caribbean. Pictures from every corner of el carib, from Mexico to Grenada, the ABC islands to the Bahamas. I've even seen Castaways sailing the Mediterranean. It's good to know that there's plenty of you … [Read more...]

The New Soggy Dollar Online Store – Get Soggy!

Soggy Dollar Bar Store

The Soggy Dollar Bar, home of the Painkiller, swaying hammocks and the time of your life has a treat for you. The famous Jost beach bar has just opened up their brand new online store, full of Soggy gear that will have you showing off your love of this BVI paradise. The old store was very limited in the gear they offered and navigating through it was cumbersome. The new store is a visual … [Read more...]

Sounds of the BVI – Musician Reuben Chinnery

Reuben Chinnery

It's Saturday afternoon and you stumble into One Love Bar on Jost Van Dyke in the BVI. The Caribbean sun is blazing and the only thing you care about is a cold Carib at the bar. As the golden nectar flows down your throat in a refreshing wash, your auditory sense begins to pick up the most wonderful sound. The producer of the sound sits in the corner of One Love and strums his special 12 string … [Read more...]