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

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…

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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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Centerline Car Rental


St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands – March 2020 will mark 30 years of serving St. Croix for Centerline Car Rentals. To celebrate the milestone anniversary,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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