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 the mountain, and … [Read more...]

How To Be Your Own Pirate Captain On St. John

It’s funny how amazing ideas happen over a couple large margaritas. Castaway Crystal and I were looking for a dinner spot in Cruz Bay on St. John. It was a hard day of relaxing on Maho Bay beach watching the pelicans dive into bait balls. That sort of relaxation really works up an appetite and the perfect remedy was a big ass burrito. We stroll into Margarita Phil’s and instantly run into … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Secret statues, delicious Peas n' Rice, a special island of St. Martin, the best hotels in Puerto Rico and a look at what it's like to walk the streets of beautiful San Pedro, Belize. It's an island hopping adventure without packing. While reading about these places stirs the imagination and is the stuff of day dreams, there's no substitute for experiencing this Caribbean bliss yourself. … [Read more...]

Ride The Waves With Love City Excursions

There is so much to see in the USVI and BVI. No matter how long I stay on island in the VI, I always leave saying, "so many islands, so little time." To partially remedy this feeling you need speed, comfortable speed. To see and experience the most when island hopping the Virgin Islands, you need to get from island to island fast. This enables you to spend the most time possible soaking up the … [Read more...]

Please Say Hello To Island Getaways!

Hey Castaways, please help me in welcoming Island Getaways of St. John to the RSR family of advertisers! Island Getaways is a St. John villa rental service that will help you create an island getaway you will remember forever. Whether you want to watch boats sail in and out of Cinnamon Bay or want the convenience of being close to Cruz Bay, Island Getaways has a villa for you. Island … [Read more...]

A Day On The Water With Born To Rhumb

The US and British Virgin Islands are a special place, many of you already know that. I've been to many many places throughout the Caribbean, but I keep finding myself back in the USVI and BVI. Why? It's the "pinch me" feeling I get on days like the one I recently experienced with Born To Rhumb, a boat charter out of St. John. The Virgin Islands amaze you from land, but spending a day staring … [Read more...]

Live The Dream – Proven Business For Sale on St. John

I know that many of you dream of calling the islands home. I'm guilty as well. I also know that many of you are in love with the rock known as St. John. Guilty again. The thought of throwing caution to the wind and making the jump is both seductive and scary. But it doesn't have to be the latter. You could become the owner of a successful business on St. John. If this interests you, then you're … [Read more...]

A St. John Treasure in Turner Bay

When it comes to St. John in the US Virgin Island, you have probably heard of Trunk Bay, Cinnamon Bay, Hawksnest Bay, and so on. While these are jaw-dropping places to spend your day, Turner Bay is a great place to spend your nights. Just over the hill and around a point from Cruz Bay to the south is a small coral beach known as Turner Bay. It might not get the publicity of it's famous north … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Do you have any summer travel plans that involve the Caribbean? May is generally the start of 0ff- or slow-season in the islands. You'll find great deals on hotels and charters, unfortunately I haven't seen much of a dip in airfare prices. You would think that will the fall in oil and gas prices, that airfares would fall as well. Well they haven't. A couple weeks ago I bought two tickets to St. … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Want to be blown away, by St. John and BVI beauty? Then watch the video below in this week's Caribbean wrap up. After than fill up on rum from St. Lucia's Chairmans Reserve and Siesta Key, relax at the best AI resorts on Antigua, then find your next charter boat destination. The Caribbean awaits. Just go! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Antigua: Antigua’s … [Read more...]

Caneel Bay Resort Celebrates 60 In Style

Caneel Bay will mark its 60th anniversary in 2016 while delighting guests with new developments. The breathtakingly beautiful resort in St. John, USVI, will be more inviting than ever with newly renovated guest rooms, the culinary talent of new Executive Chef Nicholas Arnold, a 60th Anniversary Package and much more. It has been more than six decades since the environmentalist and … [Read more...]