Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour
Oct16

Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour

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As a result of the end of the summer travel season for North America and the subsequent hurricanes that shortly followed, my Instagram Monday posts have been on a hiatus. This week, however, we get back at it with posts that remind us not just about what was but what remains and what is yet to come. If you’d like your images to be featured on the blog, make sure you’re following @beachbarbums, use the #beachbarbums tag and I’ll...

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Get Refreshed With “The Nipple” at Paradise Beach Bar, St. Lucia
Oct13

Get Refreshed With “The Nipple” at Paradise Beach Bar, St. Lucia

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I love cocktails and I love the beach which pretty much explains my obsession with beach bars. What’s not to love? Sipping a delicious cocktail on the beach with palms swaying overhead while you are mesmerized by the beach in front of you is the perfect day in my book. That’s why I love videos like this one. Not only do they transport me to somewhere I’d rather be, they also let me know how I can create my own liquid...

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Sixty Seconds at the Soggy Dollar Bar
Oct11

Sixty Seconds at the Soggy Dollar Bar

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While we wait for the Soggy Dollar Bar and the other beach bars Jost Van Dyke and other islands in the British Virgin Islands to rebuild, it’s nice to have videos like the one above to remind us of just how wonderful these places were before the hurricanes. As great as they were before, it’s exciting to think about what new form they will take in the future. I have no doubt they’ll come back better than ever and...

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Update On Iggies Beach Bar
Oct10

Update On Iggies Beach Bar

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In a post shared on medium.com, the people behind Bolongo Bay Beach Resort in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, provided an update on the status of their popular beach bar, Iggies, after Hurricanes Irma and Maria barreled through the region. The article’s images show a battered Iggies, with sand encroaching every corner and the towering palms still standing but now with bowed fronds still hanging on, a living testimony not just to the...

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Anguilla Beach Bar Dad’s Bar & Grill Announces Reopening
Oct05

Anguilla Beach Bar Dad’s Bar & Grill Announces Reopening

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The owners of Dad’s Bar & Grill, an Anguilla beach bar located in Sandy Ground on Road Bay, announced on their Facebook page that it is reopening October 6th. Mentioning the 67 people who donated to their fundraiser “who have given us a chance at survival by helping us buy this generator,” the post goes on to thank individuals who helped with support and logistics as well as with finding a suitable generator that met their needs....

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Beach Bar St. John Releases Update
Oct03

Beach Bar St. John Releases Update

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The Beach Bar, located on Cruz Bay in St. John, US Virgin Islands, released a statement via their Facebook page. Providing an update on their rebuild but mostly thanking everyone who helped the beach bar survive Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the post was signed by Reed and Sherry, the current owners. The post opens by stating that all of the members of the staff are safe and goes on to thank those same individuals for their help in the...

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