Spotlight on Annaberg Plantation Ruins

Annaberg Sugar Mill plantation ruins

Located within the boundaries of the Virgin Islands National Park on St John are the ruins of the Annaberg Plantation. With a commanding view of Leinster Bay and Sir Francis Drake Channel – Annaberg was once the largest plantation on island and now is the best preserved of St John’s historic sugar and rum industries. […]

Discover St John

St John travel video

Discover St John as you’ve never seen her before …in HD! This video captures what no single static image could convey and that is the rugged beauty and awesome tranquility of the island of St John. From stunning time lapse of clouds to the crashing of waves, the trickle of water across a shallow pool […]

St John – Top Island Choice in the Caribbean

St John, USVI

Tripadvisor®, arguably the leading travel site on the web, just announced its 2013 TRAVELER’S CHOICE® winners. No surprise, the little island of St John in the US Virgin Islands ranked #1 destination in the Caribbean for travel. The 2013 Top 10 Caribbean List highlighted the many beautiful beaches, food and eco tourism that have made […]

Top snorkeling spots – Haulover Bay St John

St John top snorkeling spot - Haulover North

Panoramic view of Haulover. Mouse over to scroll left and right! Snorkeling Guide to Haulover North [Google map below] A STAFF FAVORITE Once the over-looked sister beach of the more popular Haulover South, Haulover North is now “on the map”, literally and figuratively, with avid snorkelers. And for good reason. With its off-the-beaten-path location and […]

Spotlight on – The Music of Inner Visions

Legendary St John reggae band, Inner Visions, is a must see when you visit St John. This band is pure enjoyment from originals to covers – the sound is so mighty that your feet can’t resist the call to move about! Their music has garnered them fans the world over and has helped to close […]

DIY – Painkiller Drink Recipe

Painkiller drink recipe

History of a Painkiller: Created in the 1970s by Daphne Henderson at the famous Soggy Dollar Bar, White Bay on the island of Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. The once “secret” drink is so famous that Pusser’s Rum’s modern founder, Charles Tobias, is reputed to have reverse engineered the recipe that is […]

Spot light on – St John Festival

St John Carnival 2013

Click for St John Festival 2014 Schedule St John Festival 2013 June/July is the month of celebration on St John. Throughout the month there are activities planned culminating with concerts, a parade and fireworks over Cruz Bay on July 4th! This year’s events include: JUNE 1st – Pan-o-Rama – 4pm @ Winston Wells Ball Field […]

Spotlight on – Brown Bay

Brown Bay Trail and beach on St John

Brown Bay is, literally, one of the off-the-beaten-path beaches. The beach at Brown Bay is sandy and wind swept with plenty of shade along the narrow sand and pebble shoreline. The water is a mix of sandy bottom and sea grasses. Shallow entry. Waves are lightest early in the morning and on days when the wind […]

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