Collected by Richard McGough
Lille Taarne Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas 00802, USVI
Yo, ho, ho and oh, my! Up on Government Hill, this watchtower, built circa 1678, is known as Blackbeard's Castle and is literally the stuff of legends. Although it's open for debate whether the notorious pirate ever used the...
St Thomas 00802, USVI
Lindquist Beach may not be the most stunning of St. Thomas’ north shore beaches, but that’s not a bad thing when you’re trying to avoid crowds in other more touristy shores nearby. Part of the protected 21-acre Smith Bay Park, Lindquist is known...
6280 Estate Nazareth, St Thomas 00802, USVI
During a family vacation to the US Virgin Islands, we decided to go to a nearby beach called “Secret Harbour” for the day as it was a little more hidden away from the cruise ship crowds that you see during your stay on the island. The beach was...
Red Hook Rd, Red Hook, St Thomas 00802, USVI
Duffy’s calls itself a “bar that serves great food.” Its brand of fruity tropical cocktails (some served in ceramic skulls) and casual fare seems somehow perfect for a relaxing Caribbean vacation. The restaurant claims to...
Bolongo Bay, St Thomas 00802, USVI
Lots of bars and nightclubs do their best to live up to St. Thomas’ centuries-old reputation as THE party spot of the Caribbean, but only Iggies can boast live entertainment 365 days a year. Nightly acts here run the gamut from reggae bands, to...
Avenue du lagon, Oyster Pond 97150, St Martin
Just follow the sounds of music, laughter, and glasses clinking and you'll find the no-frills Dinghy Dock Bar, where patrons can enjoy sweeping views of Dawn Beach. Those on a budget should go between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., to enjoy the venue's daily...
San Juan, 00910, Puerto Rico
In order to relax and guarantee your kids have a blast, hit up a sandy beach with gentle surf. Reefs at Escambrón Beach and Playa Azul in the Balneario La Monserrate area of Luquillo keep the waters shallow and perfect for kids to swim in. As a...
148 Calle San Sebastián, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
My partner and I love craft cocktails, and were excited to try La Factoria on our second anniversary. You feel instantly cool when you walk through the large wooden doors. The doors don't close, but a strange change in the air seems to separate...