Grand Cayman’s Calico Jack’s Beach Bar Announces Closing
Apr27

Grand Cayman’s Calico Jack’s Beach Bar Announces Closing

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In a post shared to their Facebook page on April 23, Calico Jack’s, a beach bar located on Grand Cayman in the Cayman Island, announced that it was closing its doors. The post, shared that morning, stated that the year end planned closing for the beach bar was moved up to its current date because of COVID-19 and the affect on its current ability to generate business. The beach bar, which had been opened for 16 years, was forced...

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Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour
Apr20

Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour

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A week after we were to return from our spring break trip to St. Thomas and all the beach bars the US Virgin Islands had to offer, I’m still looking daily for a fix from one of my favorite travel destinations. Luckily, a few users on Instagram are more than happy to oblige, making sure I spot their posts by tagging me in them or using the popular #beachbarbums tag in their posts. 🙂 Either way, I’m still able to get my fill...

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Visiting the Soggy Dollar Bar Amidst a Pandemic
Apr15

Visiting the Soggy Dollar Bar Amidst a Pandemic

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For fans of the Soggy Dollar Bar, a beach bar located on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands, the featured video will be shocking. The world-famous beach bar is normally packed to the gills with tourist and locals lining up for it equally-as-popular Painkiller. With the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic shutting down travel to a historically low level and strict stay-at-home orders in effect, the Soggy Dollar bar stands eerily...

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Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour
Apr06

Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour

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With social distancing and self-quaranting rules in full effect across much of the world, the number of people idling away their days at beach bars has diminished rapidly. That’s not to say we can’t still find some beaches to enjoy, as you’ll see from the images below. After all, if you’re going to social distance from others, there’s no better place than an empty beach, right? As long as you can still...

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Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour
Mar30

Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour

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To say these are strange times indeed would be an understatement. The bad news even affects our favorite beach bars as for many of them, the high season comes to an abrupt close due to the coronavirus/COVID-10 pandemic. This blog has always tried to be an escape – a virtual representation of the reason we run off to the islands every chance we get. After a break of a couple weeks, we’re back to doing just that in hopes...

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