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Are you an Islander at heart thinking about everything Virgin Islands 24 X 7? Dreaming about the sand beneath your feet 365 days a year? We have you covered here whether its St. Thomas, St. John or St. Croix. 

Our Blog “Around the Islands” will give you a close-up and personal view of our home the U.S. Virgin Islands. — The Islander

Freediving Virgin Islands

Top 5 Beaches for Snorkeling on St. Thomas

One of the most popular vacation activities in the Virgin Islands is snorkeling. Its therefore no surprise that at VInow.com we get asked “what are…

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Virgin Islands First Time Snorkelers

Essentials for First Time Snorkelers in the Virgin Islands

Snorkeling in the Virgin Islands is an amazing experience. There is plenty to see underwater, it is a relatively easy activity, and it requires little…

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St. Thomas Yacht Club

Twenty-Two Boats Ready to Compete in First St. Thomas Yacht Club Invitational Regatta this Weekend

Twenty-two boats, with skippers hailing from the U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, USA and Sweden, are ready to take their start on…

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Six Tips for Snorkeling in the Virgin Islands

Six Tips for First Time Snorkelers in the Virgin Islands

Snorkeling is a popular vacation activity in the Virgin Islands. Acres of coral reef form an ecosystem that supports a large variety of marine life…

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Driving with Donkeys

Keep Left – USVI Driving Tips

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…

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Guavaberry

Guavaberry – The Christmas Drink

There is a popular Christmas song in the Virgin Islands that goes “Good Mornin, Good Mornin, ah come fo’ me Guavaberry; Good Mornin, Good Mornin…

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David Hamilton Jackson Day

David Hamilton Jackson was a labor activist and an advocate of free press. He played a key role in St. Croix’s labor rights movements in…

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Frenchman's Reef Marriott Resort & Spa

Reopening of Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort & Spa and the Debut of Noni Beach Resort, an Autograph Collection Hotel in St. Thomas

DiamondRock Hospitality is pleased to announce the highly anticipated return of the Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort & Spa and a new, adjacent resort under Marriott’s…

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