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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Visits St. Croix

 U.S. Vice President Joe Biden flew to St. Croix this week with his family to celebrate the New Year. Biden, who regularly visits St. Croix, will be staying on the island through Jan. 2. It will likely be his last …

The 5 Best Hotels in St. Croix

 When it comes to the United States Virgin Islands, we’ve got a soft spot for the southernmost of the trio. That’s because St. Croix combines so many of the things we value in a Caribbean getaway – superb dining, breezy …

Buy a Home in St. Croix

How to Buy a Home in St. Croix

 It’s one of the most beautiful places in the Caribbean: St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. And its location means that for U.S. citizens it’s a very convenient place to buy a vacation home or move. To learn more …

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Virgin Islands Food Tours

 Startup company Virgin Islands Food Tours aims to help visitors taste the island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Could there be a more fun way to explore a destination than to eat your way around it? We think not, and …

retire st croix

 By Amy Land-de WildeCJ Contributor St. Croix has long been a destination not only for vacationers, but for retirees alike. Their interest is sparked during a first visit, and is renewed by subsequent trips to America’s Paradise. For those lucky …

 It’s summer in the Caribbean, meaning the water is warm, the beaches are less crowded and the rates are often dramatically lower. And that’s true in the US Virgin Islands, which is now offering several incentives for summer travelers to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines is expanding its service to the US Virgin Island of St Croix. The carrier will be expanding its Atlanta-St Croix route to daily service over the Christmas holiday season, according to the US …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A Caribbean vacation is synonymous with a beach vacation. But what if you decided to do something different? On a recent trip to St. Croix I did, eschewing seaside resorts for Hotel Caravelle, a small …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor So you’ve been to St. Croix and watched the sun rise at Point Udall, the easternmost spot on the island and in the entire United States. Nothing can top that, right? Wrong. On a trip …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor ST CROIX — Considering her surname, you’d expect Crucian textile artist’s Debbie Sun’s work to be bright and colorful and her disposition to be unfailingly positive. And you’d be right. Just one look at her …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor All that’s missing is the umbrella. But truth be told, we’re not sure that there’s room for anything else in this RumRunner, the house specialty at the bar and restaurant of the same name at …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Christiansted, St. Croix, has no shortage of superb restaurants, and now a new foodie find is preparing to make its debut. Within the next couple of weeks Crucian chef and culinary ambassador for the United …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor What’s better than vacationing on a Caribbean island? Vacationing on two. And if you’re staying on St. Croix, you can enjoy a second island experience, one that’ll cost you only five bucks round-trip. From your …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Watching the sun rise over the Caribbean is a special experience. But it’s perhaps nowhere more special than at St. Croix’s Point Udall, the easternmost point of the United States. About 10 miles from Christiansted, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s no secret that I scream for ice cream. So when a friend from the USVI clued me into a new ice cream parlor in Christiansted, St. Croix, I was there, well, lickety split. Savor …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There’s no beach in sight. No sandy scallop being washed by foam-frilled waves. Yet this is a vista that’s in no way diminished by a lack of sand. And I just can’t look away. I’ve …

 By Alexander Britell It’s home to great beaches, world-class rum and one of the most beautiful historic cities in the Caribbean. And while the US Virgin Island of St Croix has long tended to stay under-the-radar as a tourism destination, …

 New life in Christiansted By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor St. Croix’s historic Hotel Caravelle has just reopened after a $2.5 million renovation. The property has also announced plans to open a casino which it says is slated to open this …