Collected by Christine Katsev
British Virgin Islands
If you happen to visit Tortola, be sure to head to the infamous Bomba Shack. While I never seem to make it there when they have their full moon parties, I was able to check out a live reggae band and otherwise good rum concoctions during the day...
British Virgin Islands
This beach was one of my favorites in Tortola. I would likely say the same about every beach I've been to in Tortola so don't mind me. I will say, however, the mosquitoes are rampant as the sunset nears. Bring repellent! I also had a wicked Pain...
Stevens Pasture, Spanish Town, British Virgin Islands
AFAR asked me what my favorite local hangout is and it's this spot. CocoMaya, not even a year old, is the new restaurant on island. With a Latin Asian fusion menu you can get things like Duck Nachos, Pad Thai (it's seriously out of this world),...
3007 Hannah's Rest, Fredericksted, USVI 00840, USVI
Rum is the Caribbean’s signature spirit, its production documented in the region since colonial times. Just as there are dozens of varieties of rum, Caribbean travelers can select from a wide variety of rum distillery tours. The one...
2101 Company St Suite 1, Christiansted, VI 00820, USVI
Wherever your travels may take you around the world whenever you ever see anyone sporting this distinct hook bracelet, you'll know they possess a special place in their heart occupied by the island of St. Croix. There are many, many imitations and...
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...
Crown Mountain Rd, St Thomas 00802, USVI
Sometimes you have to be a tourist to enjoy the great pleasures that travel offers. That’s why a visit to Mountain Top on St. Thomas is a must-do activity for any visitor. In 1949, a British restaurateur began a mission to develop the best...
Frederiksted Southeast, St Croix 00840, USVI
I’m not sure exactly how Rainbow Beach got its name, though I wouldn’t be surprised if it actually had a lot to do with rain. The island’s most popular beach bar, especially on Sundays, is centrally located on St. Croix’s...
Mary Holter Rd, Cruz Bay, St John 00830, USVI
'The Indians' are a group of massive reefs right off the coast of Norman Island of the British Virgin Islands. This name was chosen because it appeared as two Indians sitting in a canoe. We Snorkeled all the way around the entire mass and even...
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