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‘Caribbean Life’ Follow-Up with The Sommer Family

The very first ‘Caribbean Life’ episode ever filmed for HGTV was that of The Sommer Family in 2013.  It followed their move from St. Louis, Missouri to St. Croix, USVI and...

Jumping the Pier Starts the Summer for St. Croix Students

Every place has their own graduation celebrations… the quintessential one people picture is throwing the square academic caps you wear with traditional graduation gowns.  But on...

Characters of the Caribbean: Captain Steve and Photographer Lindsay Kammerzelt

Captain Steve Kammerzelt has been with Big Beard’s Adventure Tours since 2002. He met his wife, Local Photographer Lindsay Kammerzelt, on the boat Renegade in March 2004 when she...

Results of Final St. Croix Ironman 70.3

On Sunday morning, the island of St. Croix came to a standstill to host its final Ironman 70.3 triathlon.  Most island roads closed to free up the bike and run routes.  Approximately...

St. Croix to Host Its Last Ironman Triathlon this Sunday

A chapter of St. Croix history is coming to a close.  This Sunday, May 7, 2017, the island will host its final Ironman 70.3 Triathlon, which offers 35 qualifying slots for the...

St. Croix Hosts 4th Annual Coconut Cup SUP Festival

Earlier this month, St. Croix hosted the 4th Annual Coconut Cup Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Festival.  Amateurs and pros alike participated in the weekend of races, which coincided...

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...

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...

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...

St. Croix Dolphins Swim Team Hosts Annual Sea Swim

The St. Croix Dolphins swim team hosted their annual sea swim event Sunday, which began at the Frederiksted pier and ends at Rainbow Beach.  The approximate one-mile swim was well...