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Caribbean Cruise Ports of Call Cruising

Cruise Ports Of St. Thomas USVI

St. Thomas is the most populated of the U.S. Virgin Islands and is a major port of call for Caribbean cruise itineraries. There are two widely separated cruise ship docks so you should try and check out where your ship will tie up. It will either be Crown Bay that’s west of Charlotte Amalie or […]

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Caribbean

St. Croix, America’s Other Virgin Island

St Croix, USVI The United States Virgin Islands is comprised of three principal islands, St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John. At 84 square miles, St. Croix is the largest island in the Virgin Island group and significantly more rural than its brother, St. Thomas. The island features a rain forest in its western interior, […]

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America Caribbean General

This Old House (St. Croix)

This is somewhat travel related but it is more a commentary on the nature of things in general. A few years ago at an outdoor art fair in Ft. Lauderdale there was an artist showing watercolors of scenes in the Caribbean. One caught my eye as it was an old house that I thought I […]

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Restaurants &

Cheeseburgers in Paradise

Sometime you just want a good burger. We’ve seen fast food chains in places all around the world including Ho Chi Minh City (McDonalds and Carl’s Jr) Bergen, Norway (McDonalds and Burger King) Barcelona (McDonalds), Copenhagen (McDonalds), Thailand (Burger King and McDonalds).   While having taken advantage of fast food while traveling we prefer non-chain […]

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Caribbean Cruising

St. Thomas USVI, An American Paradise

St. Thomas was the very first Caribbean island I ever visited and that was over fifty years ago. Over the next couple of years I had reason to go back often and even today I get back to St. Thomas every couple of years. I also frequently return to those times on St. Thomas in […]

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Caribbean

Our Caribbean

Discover the Caribbean For over twenty-five years the heart of our business was servicing customers in the Caribbean. It would be easier to list the places we haven’t been than were we have. As a result we like to think we know the neighborhood pretty well. Back in the beginning, Eastern Airlines was the primary […]