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A Day At Maho Bay, St. John – Paradise Found

This is a place where the palm trees lean towards the calm blue waters as if they wanted a refreshing dip. This is a place where pelicans dive into bait balls, tarpon swim next to you, and stingrays glide through the water. This is a places surrounded by rolling green hills covered in forest, not homes and hotels. This is Maho Bay, St. John. I'm not sure what day it was, … [Read More...]

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Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Time for Caribbean dream land. This week's wrap up is full of amazing stories that include St. Lucia, Bonaire, Martinique, and Jamaica. My favorite story isn't a story though, it's a video. Our friends at Elvis' Beach Bar on the stunning island of Anguilla was featured by the Travel Channel and the below video is the result. You'll get to know Brett, whom I've had the pleasure of … [Read More...]

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Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Want to learn about the real Nassau? You can now get their easier with our friends at Jet Blue. Want to sip rum and explore St. Kitts and Nevis? I can help. Feel like experiencing the charms of Terre-de-Haut, Guadaloupe? Then keep reading. Enjoy your weekly fix of Caribbean travel stories! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up French Immersion In Terre-de-Haut, Guadaloupe: Standing on the … [Read More...]

Rum Fire Drink Recipe

Take A Sip Of The Potcake: A Rum Fire Drink Recipe

After one sip, you'll want to adopt one. Real pirates drink overproof. Let me introduce to you a Jamaican overproof rum that is surprising smooth but will still kick your ass. Say hello to Rum Fire. Boom. Jamaican overproof rum is famous for fixing everything from car engines to healing the sick. We're not doing either today, we are making a refreshing island cocktail to help … [Read More...]

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Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Want to sit on the wind of Jimmy Buffett's plane and watch him land on the infamous St. Barths runway? How about sink your teeth into a Jerk Burger? You can do that and more in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up! Enjoy. Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up A Jimmy Buffett Landing: Watch Jimmy Buffett land his plane on the hair-raising St. Barth runway. Nice work pirate. The Best … [Read More...]

Ram Head Trail St. John USVI

The Journey, The Climb, The Reward – Ram Head, St. John

This is a guest post by the beautiful Castaway Crystal. Enjoy the story! “The ones who climb the mountain don’t wait for permission…They just start walking.” I stumbled across this quote the other day and instantly it reminded me of our hike up Ram Head Trail on St. John.  Unlike RumShopRyan, I don’t do much research when traveling. I like to go in blindly with no expectations … [Read More...]

Denis Beach St. John USVI

Want A St. John Beach All To Yourself?

Shhhhhh, don't tell everyone. They say the best things in life take a little effort. That same idea holds true for beaches. If a beach takes a little work to get to, chance are you'll have it nearly all to yourself. A secluded beach paradise fantasy come true. That's what Castaway Crystal and I were in search of during our first full day on St. John in the USVI. A beach that … [Read More...]

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Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Sometimes the need for island therapy flashes through your body with the force of a ocean squall. You have no choice but to listen and obey. This is the feeling I have right now as I write this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. Why? Because finding the best stories each week is meant to not only inspire you, it inspires this salty pirate as well. There's no getting out of the way, I … [Read More...]

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Hiking St. John’s Reef Bay Trail

Does this beast ever end? St. John in the US Virgin islands is covered in hiking trails. One of the most famous and the longest is the Reef Bay Trail. At 2.2 miles long with another .44 miles if you want to see the famed St. John Petroglyphs, this trail will test your endurance. Starting high in the mountains off of Centerline Road, the trail takes you through the forest, down … [Read More...]

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Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Want to see Zac Brown Band play in the Riviera Maya? How about a sip of Pusser's new rum? Maybe music and rum isn't your thing. How about a hike on Tortola in the BVI, a Jamaican adventure, or getting wet in the famous waterfalls of the Dominican Republic? Don't like doing that either? Then you are on the wrong website. Enjoy exploring the Caribbean in this week's Wrap … [Read More...]

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Get To St. Maarten for the 2016 Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival

Delicious rum, refreshing island beer, and a tropical island with two personalities..sign up me! Did I tempt you as well? Good. This November 4th and 5th the Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival is heading back to one of the Caribbean’s most exciting islands, St Maarten. The Festival is a boutique style event which maintains a reputation for providing festival goers with an … [Read More...]

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Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Want to explore the wild side of Aruba or maybe stay in a overwater bungalow in Panama. Or maybe you'd rather explore the volcanoes of the Caribbean and dine on island style drunk chicken. Whatever you fancy, I'm sure you'll find a story that will cause your imagination to stir in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. Enjoy and remember....just go! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Caribbean … [Read More...]

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