Archive | December, 2014

St. Croix: A Diver’s Paradise

For scuba divers, it doesn’t get any better than living on St. Croix where we have reefs, wrecks and walls.  The visibility and water temperatures are ideal year-round.  Here...

Island Wardrobe Essentials

When you move to St. Croix, one refreshing difference versus living stateside is a simplified wardrobe.  Our daily forecast year-round rarely varies from 88 degrees and sunny with a...

Ring in the New Year First on St. Croix

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Point Udall St. Croix boasts the easternmost point in the United States, Point Udall.  So when the sun rises on the first day of every new year, it touches our beautiful island first....

St. Croix Residents Reach Out at Christmas

St. Croix is blessed with a population of giving spirits.  Home to a particularly high number of 501-c3 status organizations per capita, there always seems to be another person or...

Activities for St. Croix Kids

When you spend your early years on an island in the Caribbean, you’re guaranteed a different experience than a child growing up on the U.S. mainland.  Kids on St. Croix play...

St. Croix Annual Holiday Benefit Wrap-Up

Christmas Cookie Exchange The Blue Mutt on Company Street in Christiansted hosts an annual Christmas cookie exchange to benefit the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center.  A box of cookies...

Island Photographers

St. Croix is home to many talented photographers.  With a population of around 50,000, there are more photographers than normal due to tourism (destination weddings, etc.).  For...

The True Cost of Island Living

When you’re considering a move to St. Croix, cost of living is obviously something to research.  While you will find a couple of pain points (namely cost of electricity and some...

Rolling the Dice in Paradise

                          If you’re a fan of recreational gambling, St. Croix is a particularly fun place to be....

Celebrating the Holidays with Island Family

Thanksgiving and Christmas fall at an absolutely ideal time to be on St. Croix, as the temperatures have just dropped a bit from summer and the Christmas winds are blowing.  Snow...