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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Bomba Shack Rebuild Updates Needed
Oct05

Bomba Shack Rebuild Updates Needed

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The Bomba Shack, a beach bar located on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, was destroyed in Hurricane Irma. Since then, the world-renown tourist destination and BVI landmark has been locked in a court battle with the landowners and has not been rebuilt. Google, the official notifier of all things, lists it as “permanently closed.” Social media is typically the place to find the latest updates but the Bomba Shack itself...

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BVI’s Foxy Callwood Set To Appear In New England
Aug22

BVI’s Foxy Callwood Set To Appear In New England

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Foxy Callwood, a popular beach bar/business owner and personality on the island of Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands, will be making a couple appearances this weekend in the New England region, according to an announcement on the Facebook page for Foxy’s Tamarind Bar. The self proclaimed “Emperor of Tourism” for the BVI and subject of Kenny Chesney song lyrics, Foxy is set to appear in Boston this Friday,...

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Three Minutes at the New Willy T
Jun22

Three Minutes at the New Willy T

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As most of you know by now, the Willy T, a boat-turned-floating-beach-bar located in the British Virgin Islands, was destroyed in Hurricane Irma. A new boat was commissioned and the latest version of this tourist favorite, upon its return to the BVI, was told it was no longer welcome to set up show at its previous location. Luckily, a new home in Great Harbour off Peter Island was quickly located just around the nautical mile. The new...

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Jost Van Dyke Beach Bar Sidney’s Peace and Love Reopens
Apr02

Jost Van Dyke Beach Bar Sidney’s Peace and Love Reopens

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Sidney’s Peace and Love, a beach bar and restaurant located on Little Harbour on the island of Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands, has reopened its doors. Destroyed by Hurricane Irma (which included having a ferry boat land on it), Sidneys’ recently announced that it was back open for business, sans ferry boat but with plenty of peace and love for all its loyal customers. Sidney’s, popular for its “unique honor bar system and...

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