Today we’re talking real estate. As many of you likely know, there are lots of properties for sale around the island. But there aren’t too many within walking distance to some of the island’s best shops, restaurants and even a market. But one is. Today we’d like to introduce you to Seabiscuit…
Hello everyone, and happy Thursday! We have great news to share with those of you who prefer not to drive on island. Midway Supermarket & Deli is now offering shuttle service! How exciting and convenient is that??!
Hello everyone, it’s Jenn again. Today I have an easy, breezy story to share with all of you. Today we’re talking sunsets. 🙂
Hi all, it’s Jenn! Hillary is on vacation this week, so she asked me to help out a bit. For those of you who know me, hello! I’ve missed you! And for those of you who are unfamiliar with me, I am the former publisher of News of St. John. Hello to you all too, and thank you for reading this great blog! I figured I’d provide a little island update for you all today. 🙂
It’s that time of year again…The rainy season (Although, we could use a few more drops–Do your rain dances!). The time of year when the hillsides are BRIGHT green with flourishing flora, our cisterns are overflowing and the vividly bright orange flamboyant trees are in full bloom, dotting the hillsides with their breathtaking hues. We have a few visitors with us this week…And literally every time we round a corner, I hear a gasp from the backseat in exclamation of the beauty of these breathtaking seasonal blossoms. (Cover Image Courtesy Steve Simonsen Photography)
A few weeks ago, we were lucky enough to be invited out on a complimentary sunset voyage on a beautiful new boat that is making waves in the ever evolving charter industry in the USVI. Voodoo VI is 57 feet of luxury lounge space and power on twin catamarans that glide over the water for an incredibly smooth ride. This boat provides a beautiful space for a large party (up to 49 people) AND hosts regularly scheduled day trip and sunset excursions that will allow for couples or small groups to join in the fun without breaking the bank.
Good Morning! If you’re on island right now, you might notice a crazy hazy atmosphere dimming the horizon line surrounding St. John. That haze is, in fact, dust particles from the Sahara Desert that have traveled thousands of miles on the trade winds to settle over the Virgin Islands for a bit. It’s not an uncommon, or a necessarily bad, occurrence. But, it might cast a bit of a shadow on the traditional Caribbean sunset views and clog up the air ways just a bit!
Good Morning! I hope that you all had a beautiful summertime weekend, wherever you are in the world 🙂 It has over and over again been brought to my attention that the demand for rental cars in the USVI continually exceeds the supply! A few months back, we compiled a list of St. John based rental car companies and I felt it might be time for a re-share on that. Especially with the reports I’m seeing out there about missed car barges, lost reservations and lengthy wait times for rentals on St. Thomas….
It’s Fri-YAY! I hope everyone is gearing up for a fun summertime weekend 🙂 There have been some big things evolving on the COVID-19 front in both the US and British Virgin Islands over the past week. And today I wanted to take a moment to update you on those happenings.