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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

Chili Cook-Off Music

Texas Society Chili Cook Off

The Texas Society Chili Cook Off offers tasty chili, loads of fun, a wonderful setting and great music! A Chili Cook Off with live entertainment, games…

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Leinster Waterlemon Snorkeling

St. John Snorkeling Update Part 2

Snorkeling is one of the top activities in the St. John National Park. The island’s waters support fascinating coral reefs, mangroves, sea grass meadows and…

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Magens Bay View

Magens Bay Watershed Preserve

Magens Bay is the most popular beach on St. Thomas, and it is the most renowned aspect of Magens Bay Park. Thousands of people head…

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French town Boats

A French village in St. Thomas & Heritage Museum

Frenchtown is a quaint, French, fishing village nestled in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas. The main road running through the seaside village is “Rue de St.…

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St. John Junior Ranger, Virgin Islands National Park

5 Tips for Visiting the Virgin Islands National Park with Children

The Virgin Islands National Park was established on December 1, 1956 to protect the natural and cultural resources on St. John. The park offers gorgeous…

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The Story of Larimar

Larimar or blue pectolite is an extremely rare gemstone. It has been found only in one location: a mountainous, relatively inaccessible area in the province…

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