The US Virgin Islands Best Guide

Blog - Around the Islands


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


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…

Read More

U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam

Basketball in Paradise The U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam is an annual early-season basketball tournament for Division-I men’s and women’s basketball teams. Hosted at the…

Read More
David Hamilton Jackson

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…

Read More
I Love Culebra

Visiting Isla de Culebra from St. Thomas

Isla de Culebra is a beautiful island located between Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The small island has several nicknames, one of them…

Read More
Caribbean flip dolls

Made in St. Croix – Shopping in Christiansted

Christiansted, one of the two towns on the big island of St. Croix, attracts residents and visitors alike. History buffs will enjoy the Christiansted National…

Read More
Mutiny Vodka Distillery

St. Croix’s New Distillery produces Vodka

MUTINY Island Vodka, the world’s first and only vodka distilled from breadfruit has launched as the inaugural spirit distilled and bottled at the newly opened…

Read More
Virgin Islands Books & Maps