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UVI is designated as the only official NASA viewing location for the eclipse in the Caribbean!

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UVI’s Etelman Observatory and UVI’s Physics program students and faculty will host an eclipse-viewing event on August 21st from 1p-5p at UVI’s Sports and Fitness Center. Telescopes will be set up in the UVI soccer field (behind the Sports and Fitness Center) and UVI Physics and Astronomy faculty and students will be on-hand with proper […]

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The 2017 U.S.V.I. Charter Yacht Show In St. Thomas

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The Marina at Yacht Haven Grande, an IGY Marinas destination, today announced that it will serve as the official venue for the 2017 U.S.V.I. Charter Yacht Show in St. Thomas. Hosted by the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association (VIPCA) from November 11 – 14, the show will feature more than 50 yachts available for charter […]

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MarlinFest’s Caribbean Night Show

Catch The FUN! 5TH Marlin Fest

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  St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Can’t get out on the water? No worries! Celebrate the summer marlin fishing season in the Virgin Islands on shore at MarlinFest. A fair, food competition and festival show is some of the fun.  “MarlinFest is a summer attraction for everyone to enjoy,” invites organizer, Jimmy Loveland. “For locals, […]

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Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park, St. Thomas

Categories: Event | St. Thomas Blog Stories

St. Thomas’ Jazz in the Park is a free concert series that highlights local and visiting musicians and provides a wonderful opportunity for attendees to enjoy the downtown Charlotte Amalie area. The 2016 series kicked off this past Saturday, February 20th, 2016. The event takes place in beautiful Roosevelt Park. Concert goers come early to […]

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Driving with Donkeys

Keep Left – USVI Driving Tips

Categories: About

A couple weeks ago, stopped at a 3-way intersection, a jeep turns the corner into the right lane, which happened to be the wrong lane, and stays there. We drive on the left in the islands so I immediately started honking and flashing my headlights to get their attention. They continued onward in the right lane. Other […]

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Lindbergh

What’s in a name? Lindbergh Bay, St. Thomas

Categories: History | St. Thomas Blog Stories

If you were on St. Thomas 88 years ago today you would have had a chance to see the famous American aviator, Charles Lindbergh. His Spirit of St. Louis flight log for January 31st, 1928 has him traveling from Caracas, Venezuela to St. Thomas; and then on February 2nd, 1928 from St. Thomas to San […]

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Puerto Rican Racer

Virgin Islands Critters – Snakes & Spiders

Categories: Nature

Over the years we have received an assortment of questions, usually about beaches, things to do and where to stay.  One of the popular questions that is outside the trip planning box is whether there are any creepy crawly things. So for today’s blog we caught up with Dr. Renata Platenberg, Reptile Ecologist and an […]

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