Ivan’s Stress Free Bar Announces Reopening
Jan05

Ivan’s Stress Free Bar Announces Reopening

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Of all the news we’ve received about beach bars in the British Virgin Islands post hurricanes Irma and Maria, we’ve been able to verify little about Ivan’s Stress Free Bar on Jost Van Dyke. The beach bar never had a very active social media presence, with its page being a personal one instead of a business one. The silence, though was broken this morning as Ivan’s announced its reopening. From their Facebook...

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Soggy Dollar Bar’s Live Webcam Makes Its Return
Jan01

Soggy Dollar Bar’s Live Webcam Makes Its Return

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Long a fan favorite for those looking for a virtual escape, the webcam at the Soggy Dollar Bar, a beach bar located on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands, finally made its return. Out of operation since Hurricane Irma, the webcam makes its return just in time as temperatures in my neck of the woods struggle to stay above the 0 mark. The webcam, which is accompanied by the omnipresent Soggy Dollar Radio which adds to the...

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Four Videos to Get You Caught Up With Foxy and His Beach Bar
Dec15

Four Videos to Get You Caught Up With Foxy and His Beach Bar

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If you’re wondering how Foxy and his beach bar are doing on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virigin Islands, wonder no more. He’s doing just fine and while he would have preferred not to have to fend off two Category 5 hurricanes, he’s still the Foxy we all know and love. Since Hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged the British Virgin Islands and others in the region, finding information on the affected areas has sometimes...

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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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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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What to do When You Have More Than a Day on Jost Van Dyke
Mar29

What to do When You Have More Than a Day on Jost Van Dyke

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For the vast majority of us, a visit to Jost Van Dyke is limited to a few hours at the most as you’re shuttled from one island to another as part of an all day charter. For those among us lucky enough to actually see the sunset on this British Virgin Islands destination, travel blogger Shannon Kircher offers up details on what to do and where to do it in her blog post, Two Days on Jost Van Dyke. While “the dominant beach...

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