British Virgin Islands


Dreaming of Saba Rock

Dreaming of nights on a tiny rock in the British Virgin Islands By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor It’s only one square-acre, a tiny spit floating in the British Virgin Islands’ North Sound. But Saba Rock is on my list […]


The Caribbean's Sweetest Hotel

Why the Bitter End is so sweet By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor I really should be sailing. After all, it’s my last day at Bitter End Yacht Club, a British Virgin Islands institution that’s been the Caribbean’s premier sailing resort […]

Best of the Caribbean

The Best Way to Spend New Year’s Eve in the Caribbean

There are great parties across the Caribbean on New Year’s Eve. But if you want to experience the ultimate island experience, the one that you’ll always remember, there’s simply one option: Old Year’s Night. It’s an annual, legendary fete held […]


This Isn’t Your Typical Rum Punch

Not the rum punch you’re used to By Sarah Graves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The typical rum punch is made with orange and pineapple juice. But Bacchus’ Passion isn’t your typical rum punch. “I don’t like to make basic drinks,” says […]

The Best Table at the Bitter End Yacht Club

The best seat in the house By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The dining room staff at Virgin Gorda’s Bitter End Yacht Club call it table 302. I call it the best seat in the house. Tucked into a quiet […]

This Caribbean Island’s Cruise Arrival Boom

By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is seeing a significant improvement in cruise numbers the territory’s Ports Authority reported. The BVI received 32,133 cruise passenger arrivals in October, up 487 percent year over year. By comparison, the […]


VIDEO: 10 Seconds on Prickly Pear, British Virgin Islands

Prickly Pear, British Virgin Islands

By the Caribbean Journal staff It can only be accessed by boat. But if you get there, you’ll never want to leave. This is Prickly Pear, that far-off paradise in the North Sound of Virgin Gorda. Blessed with golden sand […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Leaving the Soggy Dollar

soggy dollar bar

By the Caribbean Journal staff No one likes to leave the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke. But sometimes you have to. That brings us to the latest Caribbean Photo, which Caribbean Journal reader Giana Benson took after leaving […]

British Virgin Islands Upgrading Seismic Network, With Help From Puerto Rico

By the Caribbean Journal staff A team of engineers from the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez has arrived in the British Virgin Islnads to begin a series of upgrades to the territory’s seismic network. The project is being carried out […]

Underwater Caribbean: Beneath Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda

The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bill Smith. This is a shot of “a family of squid that adopted me at Devil’s Bay on Virgin Gorda,” Smith tells CJ. Do you have a great photo of the […]

Caribbean Home: A New Addition at Virgin Gorda's Oil Nut Bay

By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Gorda’s Oil Nut Bay real estate development has expanded with its new Copper Villas. The villas, part of the British Virgin Islands project’s Atlantic Ridge neighborhood, “are positioned to take advantage of close proximity […]

How Richard Branson Is Making Necker Island Green

By the Caribbean Journal staff Sir Richard Branson is continuing his push for sustainable energy in the Caribbean, and the Caribbean resident is putting his money where his mouth is. Branson has been on a drive to make his private […]


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