A few months ago, word on island was that a writer from Conde Nast Traveler was working on a story about St. John. Some folks worried the result would be a piece about how crime has increased in the past few years, as it has in many places.
The story’s out now and that’s not its focus. It is a very thoughtful essay about the island, what’s made it a respite and even refuge for many, and the effects of all the new condo and villa construction.
"We thought we had discovered an island unknown to tourists," Joanne says. "Now it’s being overpopulated. It’s not our oasis anymore. We’ll try to find someplace more secluded next trip. Maybe the other side." Read the full article: http://www.concierge.com/cntraveler/articles/detail?articleId=11507&pageNumber=1