Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Loblolly Bay, Anegada, BVI
Nov02

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Loblolly Bay, Anegada, BVI

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I haven’t written one of these posts since before the hurricanes but the reaction to this image of Loblolly Bay on the island of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands was so popular that I thought it would be a great one to reintroduce the series. Plus, the fact that it was taken from Big Bamboo, a popular beach bar on the island, certainly didn’t hurt. Anegada was devastated by Hurricane Irma, taking the full brunt of its eye, but...

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Get To Know Three Ambergris Caye Beach Bars
Oct31

Get To Know Three Ambergris Caye Beach Bars

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Paradise Guy, a “vlogger” on YouTube, moved to Ambergris Caye, a small island in Belize on the western edge of the Caribbean, in 2015. Since his move, he’s been posting updates on the island, including visits to some of the local beach bars. Three of the beach bars featured on his YouTube channel include the Dive Bar, a full scale dive operation that conveniently includes a bar. The video includes a tour of the bar and its dive...

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A Caribbean Reminder – Why We Love St. John, USVI
Oct27

A Caribbean Reminder – Why We Love St. John, USVI

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I’ve seen a lot of videos on the islands in the Caribbean that were impacted by the hurricanes this year but this one, featuring St. John in the US Virgin Islands, takes the cake for being the biggest tear jerker. Created by St. John based Steve Simonsen Photography for a fundraiser for Friends of Virgin Islands National Park, the video highlights areas of St. John before and after the storms. In a couple instances, the video morphs...

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A Caribbean Reminder – Why We Love Barbuda
Oct26

A Caribbean Reminder – Why We Love Barbuda

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The island of Barbuda, part of the two island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, isn’t a destination we’ve covered a lot on this blog or on any of our social media sites. Having vacationed in Antigua and Barbuda twice, however, it’s planted firmly at the top of our favorite places to visit. Famous for its pink beaches, Barbuda was home to about 2000 people before Hurricane Irma struck the island. Devastated by the hurricane, the island...

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Soggy Dollar Bar Releases Update
Oct18

Soggy Dollar Bar Releases Update

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The owners of the world famous Soggy Dollar Bar, a beach bar located on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands and home to the equally famous Painkiller cocktail, announced in a release to its email subscribers the formation of a new relief fund. The “Soggy Dollar – Virgin Islands Community Relief Fund” was formed “for the purpose of helping the restoration of Jost Van Dyke community it is a part of, and its natural habitat,”...

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