Archive | March, 2017

Why It’s Easier to Stay Fit on St. Croix

When you people-watch on St. Croix, you’ll notice that a majority of residents on-island are pretty fit.  When you relocate here from the U.S. mainland, it’s inspiring to...

What Springtime Means When You Live in Paradise

It’s Spring! The vernal equinox. While most statesiders are excited for warm sunny days to come, those living in the tropics are not quite as thrilled to see the end of...

St. Croix: An Active Island Community

People move to the Caribbean for all sorts of reasons. Some people come to the U.S. Virgin Islands for work (or not to work at all), some want to enjoy the natural scenery or are...

Holi Festival of Colors Celebrated on St. Croix

Recently a diverse group of families celebrated the annual Holi Festival on St. Croix at Cramer’s Park.  This year it was held on Sunday, March 12 in the late morning.  The...

‘Field of Dreams’ Actors Teach Baseball Clinic on St. Croix

Earlier this month, St. Croix kids got a thrill when 10 Ghost Players based on the team in the movie Field of Dreams offered a free baseball clinic locally (two of the players...

St. Croix St. Patrick’s Day Parade to be held Saturday

Former islanders and visitors are flocking to St. Croix as the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade approaches.  The parade will take place in Christiansted this Saturday, March 18...

The Anatomy of a Perfect Beach Day

There is perhaps nothing more relaxing than laying back in a beach chair as a cool sea breeze blows off the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Staring off at the horizon brings with...

Realities of Island Hopping

When I first moved to the Caribbean, one of the things I wrongly assumed is that island hopping would be quick and inexpensive. The reality I’ve learned is that from St. Croix, it is...