Forty Seconds at the Soggy Dollar Bar, Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
Feb13

Forty Seconds at the Soggy Dollar Bar, Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

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Finding updates on beach bars in the Caribbean, especially countries such as the British Virgin Islands, is getting easier the further we move away from the 2017 hurricane season. While updates in the immediate aftermath of Irma and Maria were pretty consistent, they started to die off as the focus became rebuilding. Now that many of the beach bars devastated by that hurricane season have reopened, videos such as the above one are a...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Long Bay, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Jan24

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Long Bay, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

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This week’s beach pic of the week, taken on Long Bay on the island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, is an exquisite representation of what many of us love about the Caribbean. With unspoiled beaches, palms guarding the shore and the ocean your only soundtrack, it’s an escape from the real world and its hectic requirements. Your inner Robinson Crusoe it allowed to sneak out, if only for a short time, and offer respite from...

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Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Bomba Shack, Tortola, British Virgin Island
Dec05

Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Bomba Shack, Tortola, British Virgin Island

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The Bomba Shack, a beach bar located on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, might not be the most appropriate as its future is in doubt. Destroyed in Hurricane Irma, the world famous beach bar, which regularly showed up on “best beach bar” lists, has been told it needs to relocate by the current land owners. Where Bomba Shack ultimately ends up probably won’t be decided anytime soon. If it ever comes back is the...

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British Virgin Islands’ Willy T Forced To Move Again
Nov12

British Virgin Islands’ Willy T Forced To Move Again

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The Willy T, a boat-turned-bar located in the British Virgin Islands, has been notified that it must move from its current location in Great Harbour, Peter Island. After moving from its longtime original spot from the Bight, Norman Island after its latest incarnation post-Irma, the news is a shock, to say the least, to the owners of the Willy T and its longtime customers. According to BVI News, the Willy T’s latest relocation is the...

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Eight Minutes on the Beach at White Bay, Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
Oct30

Eight Minutes on the Beach at White Bay, Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

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Since it’s impossible for me to visit all of the beach bars in the Caribbean, videos like the one above become an important resource. They’ve become especially important post-Irma and Maria as readers of this blog look for updates on their favorite destinations. This video, taken just 10 days ago, is a drone video of White Bay and its beach on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. A beach bar utopia, this area was...

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