Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Trunk Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands
Feb02

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Trunk Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands

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If you’ve had the pleasure of visiting Trunk Bay on St. John in the US Virgin Islands, you’ll know that one of the benefits of spending the day there is the ride back and forth. There are vantage points galore along the road that offer majestic sweeping views of one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. While you may be slightly discontented upon the conclusion of your day at the beach, turn that frown upside down and get your camera...

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Trunk Bay Tranquility
Dec20

Trunk Bay Tranquility

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It probably goes without saying that a visit to Trunk Bay should be on any visitor’s to do list when planning a trip to the island of St. John in the US Virgin Islands. With hills, palm trees and other foliage that seem to be slowly creeping closer and closer to the shoreline in an attempt to crowd out the humans, it’s a world away from the hustle and bustle of St. Thomas. If you do end up on its white sand beach, find a...

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An Udder Delite – Discovering Boozy Milkshakes on the Path to Magens Bay
Dec07

An Udder Delite – Discovering Boozy Milkshakes on the Path to Magens Bay

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While Magens Bay was our destination of choice one afternoon during our St. Thomas vacation, it had been brought to our attention by a couple of people that we had to stop by Udder Delite because, well, … boozy milkshakes. Tying my propensity for posting pics of cocktails and writing about rum and beach bars to my supposed appreciation of products not normally associated with booze, we were encouraged, nigh, implored to check this...

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St. Thomas, USVI First Impressions
Nov29

St. Thomas, USVI First Impressions

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After almost 72 hours on St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, my first impression is a positive one. Sure, there are a lot of Americans here but I’ve never considered that a bad thing. Roles typically played by locals in the island’s story are now filled by a lot of expats and trying to wade through Long Island accents instead of the island’s dialect still takes a bit of concentration. So far, I’d call it a...

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Finding My Way To Emerald Beach Resort, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Nov17

Finding My Way To Emerald Beach Resort, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

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Once we had settled on St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands as our destination of choice of our annual winter trip, choosing Emerald Beach Resort as the spot to call home for the week was a pretty easy decision. It checked off all the boxes for my major requirements when considering a resort – affordable, westerly facing beach for my daily sunsets, beachfront rooms, pool and of course, a beach bar. It was Emerald Beach Resort’s beach...

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