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Fabulous Flamboyants In-Bloom on St. Croix

August is prime season for flamboyant trees on St. Croix.  These fiery blooms take over the large green fern trees from which they bloom in beautiful shades of red, scarlet and...

A Conversation with St. Croix’s B Sweet Honey Man, Stephen Charles

Q: How did you get started handling bees? A (Stephen Charles): I spent 22 years in the military [Air Guard, from which he has retired].  I got my start with bees then, because there...

Mongoose: The Caribbean Squirrel

When you visit St. Croix in the Caribbean, you will see a squirrel-like creature just about everywhere. It is easy to mistake a mongoose for a squirrel. It scurries around like a...

St. Croix Sea Images Featured in National Geographic’s February Issue

National Geographic Photographer Brian Sperry spent approximately three weeks in St. Croix in the summer of 2016 capturing the beauty of our underwater areas and multitude of marine...

St. Croix Activity Series: Try Stand-Up Paddle Boarding (SUP)

                    Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is a sport surging in popularity.  Being out on the ocean on a paddle board is...

St. Croix Activity Guide: Hike to Annaly Bay Tide Pools

Annaly Bay tide pools are a gorgeous, naturally occurring feature of the north shore of St. Croix.  Ocean waves crash up and over the side wall of the pool. The hiking trail begins at...

St. Croix Activity Series: Lime at Sandy Point Beach

Photo Credit: Rum Therapy “Lime” is a term St. Croix residents use for relaxing and Sandy Point is the perfect place for it.  This is the location at which the closing scene of...

Swimming With Dolphins

There are so many special things that we get to take advantage of when living in the Virgin Islands, but if I had to name the absolute best and most memorable activity, it would be...

Underwater Photographer Combines Passions on St. Croix

Tom Sedar has been diving the waters around St. Croix for more than 40 years.  As an avid diver and talented photographer, it only made sense for him to combine his passions into one:...

VI Youth Sail Gulf of Maine Aboard Historic Schooner ‘Roseway’

The historic schooner Roseway returned to Boston harbor yesterday after a two week sail with 22 summer ambassadors aboard, ranging in age from 12 to 16.  Among them was St....