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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

  • Steel Pan Music and the Pan Dragons of St. John

    St. John Carnival Steel Pan

    From Paint Tins to Global Phenomenon: The Evolution of Steel Pan The steel pan is one of the few genuinely novel acoustic instruments invented in…

  • Virgin Islands Quarter

    Virgin Islands Quarters

    New U.S. coinage will honor the District of Columbia and United States Territories including the U.S. Virgin Islands. They are a follow-up on the 50…

  • St. Croix by Cruise Ship

    Frederiksted Dock, St. Croix

    St. Croix welcomed its first cruise ship of the year earlier this month. Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas docked at Ann E. Abramson Marine…

  • Santa Claus is coming to town, in the USVI?

    Santa Claus in the Virgin Islands

    Several years ago a buddy, experiencing their first green Christmas in the islands, reminisced on how different Christmas felt without the snow and cold. After…

  • Arts Alive Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival

    Arts Alive Vendors

    Does your vacation to St. Thomas take place in late November? If it does, make a note of the annual Arts Alive Holiday Arts and…

  • St. Croix’s Hermit Crab Races: A Must-See Island Tradition

    Hermit Crab

    Pick a crab, pick a name, put the crabs on the track, sound the horn and then they are off! You got it, crab racing,…

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