Donkey Diner Now The Indigo Grill

The Indigo Grill bar + restaurant, Coral Bay, St John, USVI

For all of you that ate there …loved it …and looked forward to visiting DD on your next visit to St John … our condolences. Donkey Diner, the venerable and ever popular Coral Bay eatery is no longer! The news that Donkey Diner was closing came as a shock to many. A listing on Craigslist […]

Uniquely St John – Fine handcrafted Jewelry

Michael Banzhaf jewelry

With a nod to the many wonderful memories and photos you’ll take …there’s nothing as wonderful as bringing home a treasure from the US Virgin Islands. Among the many shops and galleries of Cruz Bay is a gem among gems, Michael Banzhaf Studio. While The Gallery does represent paintings and works of art by local […]

Is Low Season the New High Season?

Trunk Bay beach on Saint John during low season

What to Expect Low season on St John is typical of many tourist destinations. The summer heat and humidity move in and things slow down. The roads see fewer rental Jeeps. Villas have higher vacancies. A fair percentage of shops, bars and restaurants will close for a week or 2 or even for the month […]

Discover St John’s History

St John - Life in Five Quarters

Ever wonder what life was like on St John in the 1950′s or 1900 or 1780 or earlier? If so, then you’ll likely find the St John Historical Society’s web site, www.stjohnhistoricalsociety.org , and publications a true treasure trove of knowledge and entertainment! Life in Five Quarters is the St John Historical Society’s latest effort. […]

Blue Chair Rum Review

Kenny Chesney & Blue Chair Bay Rum review

>>> Click for Blue Chair Bay Rum Drink Recipes \_/ \_/ \_/ Blue Bay Rum Review Well, I finally got my hands on a couple of bottles! Talk about something catching on …and fast. Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are buzzing with fans asking the same question …”Where can I get a bottle […]

Uniquely St John – Trinidad Charlie’s Hot Sauces

St John hot sauces by Trinidad Charlie

Nothing captures the soul of a place quite like food does. And although St John doesn’t have a signature dish it does have some really great hot sauces produced right here, on island. One of the first and one of the best is made by Trinidad Charlie. “Trinidad Charlie” Deyalsingh arrived on St John in 1968. […]

Lionfish Threat – You Can Help!

St John Lionfish

Zebra Mussels in the Great Lakes and invasive Snakehead fish showing up in greater and greater locations in the US South East. There’s no shortage of news stories concerning invasive species in the US and its territories. And sadly, St John is not immune to this type of threat. Enter the Indo-Pacific Lionfish Originally from […]

The Tourist Trap – What’s in a name …

The Tourist Trap Restaurant on St John

Owner Larry Grenier has struck a chord with visitors by combining yummy food and island drinks in a funky atmosphere located, well, in the middle of nowhere! But don’t let the name or the location keep you from making this your next stop on St John. Your stomach will thank you! “…brilliantly anomalous” – NY […]

Finding the cheapest airfare to St John

How to shop for the cheapest airfare to St John, USVI.

First, St John is the smallest of the US Virgin Islands and doesn’t have an airport. Visitors to St John must fly into St Thomas and come over to St John via an inter-island ferry system leaving from Charlotte Amalie or Red Hook to Cruz Bay, St John. For St Thomas to St John Ferry […]

The Artistry of Sloop Jones

Sloop Jones painted apparel

Arguably St John’s most famous artist, Sloop Jones aka Terry McKoy, is as colorful as the clothing and signs he creates in his East End, St John studio. Originally from the Point Breeze section of Pittsburg, Sloop Jones traveled and work in Central and South America before “discovering” St John. Along with his wife Barbara […]

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