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When visiting an island for the first, fifth or fiftieth time, it's always helpful to explore ahead of time to find out what's new and exciting. Enjoy browsing through our St Croix vacation blog articles and Virgin Islands Travel Guide listings.
I’ve been lucky enough to have driven wave runners and snowmobiles in the past, but I had never driven an ATV. That all changed recently when I got the opportunity this past November to head out to the west side of St Croix to take a ride on the wild side with Gecko’s Island Adventures! […]
St Croix is seeing a renaissance after the past several years of recovering from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, followed by the global pandemic. Quietly during this time, some businesses have closed, new ones have opened, and many have expanded. It’s certainly an exciting time to be here! Whether you are new to St Croix or […]
In August 2022, I took an epic trip to Ireland full of adventure. The global pandemic had put a pause on my European adventure that I had planned for 2020, and so when I was ready to travel abroad again – I thought of my friend who had extended the invitation to visit Ireland. The […]
Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, your anniversary, honeymoon or you just want to surprise your sweetie with something oozing with romance, St Croix will not disappoint you. There are many options, but I’ve narrowed it down with 10 ultimately romantic things to do on St Croix that are guaranteed to impress your other half. Book a […]
October first marks a dark, yet triumphant day in Virgin Islands History – the infamous St Croix Fireburn or Fyah Burn of 1878. If you are familiar with the US Virgin Islands, you may have heard of the heroines of this day, locally known as “The Three Queens” (actually there are four). Often they are […]
I have lived on St Croix for over 20 years now. I’m proud to live on such a racially diverse island that weaves a tapestry of various people and cultures into our foods, celebrations, and daily way of life. I am also blessed to have a wonderful community of friends, many of whom are business […]
MUTINY Island Vodka™, is the world’s first and only vodka distilled from breadfruit and is the brainchild of award-winning Chef Todd Manley. The vodka is the inaugural spirit distilled and bottled at the newly-opened Sion Farm Distillery on St. Croix. The name of the vodka was inspired by the famous tale of the mutiny on the Royal […]
Call me an optimist, but I’ve always believed that people are inherently good and want to do the right thing when they are informed and educated. In today’s world we are bombarded with information, much of it conflicting and that can lead to confusion and complacency. Having lived through the catastrophic Hurricane season of 2017 […]
Born in 1970 (like me!) Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22nd. Things have come a long way since I was a child, but with the effects of climate change becoming more and more evident, there is still a long way to go in helping Mother Earth. Here on St Croix where its […]