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 RumConnection.com The … [Read more...]

Cool Down in Cruz Bay, New Ice Cream Shop Opens on St. John

St. John Scoops Ice Cream

With the opening of the new St. John Scoops, conveniently located at the front corner of Mongoose Junction, life on St. John has become that much sweeter. At St. John Scoops you will find a carefully crafted collection of homemade ice cream, superfood smoothies, coffee, and other snacks. The “Scoops” menu, which features ice creams, sorbets, and alcohol-infused concoctions, changes daily. St. … [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...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean wrap up

Another week, another Caribbean wrap up. This week you'll find stories about Cuban Rum, time lapse video of St. John, what to do if you find yourself bored on Little Cayman, and much more. Let's get to it shall we! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Havana Club Daiquiri: Check out this video from Havana Club. It may inspire you to mix up a frozen Daiquiri. - Story by RumConnection.com 5 Things To Do … [Read more...]

Bones Rum Cruz Bay Location Closes

Bones Rum

Bones Rum. Those two words always seem to get a strong reaction on Facebook. Every time I post a photo of a bottle of Bones Rum people from all over the world get excited and leave a ton comments about how much they love the pirate fire water. Count me as a fan as well, especially upon learning and meeting the new owners whom hale from great state of Kansas. I recently heard from Castaway … [Read more...]

St. John’s Caneel Bay Resort Reopens On Nov. 1st As An Independent Boutique Resort

Caneel Bay Resort

Caneel Bay Resort on St. John, U.S.V.I. is gearing up for the 2013-2014 travel season with new developments to satisfy guests. Formerly known as Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort, the eco-friendly destination has rebranded itself as an independent property and will relaunch under the official name Caneel Bay Resort, which will open for the new season on November 1, 2013. "Caneel Bay continues to be … [Read more...]

Hermit Crabs Storm the Beaches of St. John

hermit crabs on st. john

St. John is a popular island, but in late July and early August the beaches get a little more crowded. Millions of locals flock to the beaches to have babies. No, it's not millions of people, that would be disgusting and I'm sure illegal. We're talking about millions of Hermit Crabs. These hermit crabs, also called the soldier crab or the Caribbean hermit crab, are native to islands throughout … [Read more...]

St. John Beach Bar Finds Excited New Owners

St John Beach Bar

Several months ago I wrote a story about the Beach Bar on St. John being for sale. I received a ton of emails and comments from all you STJ lovers, mostly saying how owning the Beach Bar would be a dream come true. I agree with you, it would indeed. I want to follow up on that post and let you know that the Beach Bar in Cruz Bay now has happy new owners. Say hello to new owners Joe Cirigliano … [Read more...]

ISLANDS Magazine Readers’ Choice: Best of the Caribbean

Best Caribbean Golf

Let's pretend you have unlimited funds, unlimited vacation time and you want the make the Caribbean your oyster. Your goal is to do the best and see the best the islands have to offer. Well the people of ISLANDS Magazine have put together a Reader's Choice list giving you the "Best of " Caribbean. Over 17,000 seasoned Caribbean travelers weighed in on the best the islands have to offer. Best … [Read more...]

A Beach Break At Cinnamon Bay With IrixGuy

Cinnamon Bay St John

Have you paddled in and out of Cinnamon Bay? No? Me neither, but the paddle boarding craze is spreading throughout the Caribbean and this video proves it. He goes by the name of IrixGuy, he travels and takes stunning video with the versatile GoPro camera. Mr. IrixGuy was recently in the USVI and while paddle boarding on St. John he shot this video at Cinnamon Bay. The video showcases the … [Read more...]