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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

Larimar

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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St. Thomas Carnival Troupes

The St. Thomas Carnival parade will take over Main Street in Charlotte Amalie. Do you want to sit in the sidelines, watch and take photos…

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Neltjeberg Road, St. Thomas

Neltjeberg Beach, Off the Beaten Path on St. Thomas

St. Thomas is known and loved for its happening beaches; epicenters of activity where visitors frolic in the calm turquoise water with rum drinks in…

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Leinster Waterlemon Snorkeling

St. John Snorkeling Update

St. John delivers a jackpot of underwater beauty. The island’s waters support a diverse and complex system of coral reefs and other ecosystems. Exploring this…

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Magens Bay Regrowth

Planting Native Trees & SEA

Hurricanes Irma and Maria, in September 2017, did great damage to trees and plants in the USVI. Our islands are often described as lush, green,…

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Love City Rise Up 2018

Love City Rise Up & Dean Doeling

“Love City Rise Up”, is Dean Doeling’s newest St. John project. Dean is a familiar face in St. John. He loves the island and for…

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2023 British Virgin Islands Calendar