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Rum Journal: Soggy Dollar Rum, a Journey to the BVI in a Bottle

 By Alexander Britell One of the most beautiful — and perhaps most understated — things about rum is its power to transport. The romantic energy of rum can take you from wherever you’re indulging to a far-off Caribbean island somewhere, to …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: The View in Jost Van Dyke

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Dan Carlson, who sent in this lovely shot of the view of White Bay on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken …

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Seadream’s New Boutique Caribbean Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Seadream Yacht Club has big plans for its 2020 season in the Caribbean. The line will kick off that year in the Caribbean, including more calls in Cuba and the addition of …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton JOST VAN DYKE — A little more than a year ago, the leisure boats and charter yachts pulled away from Jost Van Dyke on an afternoon not unlike this one, sipping their last painkillers, their …

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 Whether you want a traditional resort getaway or a sailing adventure, the British Virgin Islands has always been one of the Caribbean’s ultimate destinations. And that’s still true today. The British Virgin Islands has made an inspiring comeback from last …

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t just the Caribbean’s best sailing destination — it’s one of its greatest food getaways, too. And that’s always been true for travelers in the know — whether you’re downing a massive lobster at the Big …

 By Alexander Britell It’s long been the Mecca of yachting in the Caribbean, a bucket list destination that has sent a siren song to travelers and adventurers around the world. And here’s the good news: The British Virgin Islands is …

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 There’s something about the rum punch in the sand, the beer on the beach, the gregarious proprietor, that seems to etch itself in the mind of every traveler to the Caribbean. Plainly, the Caribbean beach bar epitomizes the Caribbean vacation …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another famous beach bar has reopened its doors on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announced this week. Following the reopenings …

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 By Alexander Britell If there’s one place that defines the Caribbean beach bar, one place that draws rum-loving pilgrims from around the world, it’s the Soggy Dollar Bar. But after closing due to damage from Hurricane Irma, the legendary spot …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first cruise ships have returned to the British Virgin Islands for the 2017-2018 cruise season. The British Virgin Islands’ Tortola Pier Park was buzzing last week with the arrival of the first two official …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Country music superstar and longtime friend of the Virgin Islands Kenny Chesney is providing a big boost for one of his favorite islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Chesney’s Love City Foundation is helping …

 By Alexander Britell It’s hard to think of a more remarkable trip in the Caribbean than a sailing journey across the British Virgin Islands. It’s something I’ve had the privilege of doing several times, and each time it felt life-changing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the most legendary New Year’s Eve party in the Caribbean, and it’s back on for Dec. 31. The British Virgin Islands’ world-famous Foxy’s Old Year’s Night party is going ahead as planned this year, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ tourism recovery continues. In another positive step for the destination, ferry service has resumed from Tortola to the island of Jost Van Dyke. New Horizon Ferry Service Ltd has resumed a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most legendary beach bars has reopened in the wake of last month’s hurricanes. Foxy’s Tamarind Bar on Great Harbour on Jost Van Dyke has officially reopened its doors. “The storm blew …

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Raif Hastings, who sent this photo of White Bay taken during a week-long stay at a villa on the island in the British Virgin Islands. “We were really …

 Luxury boutique cruise line Seabourn has released its new itineraries for 2018 in the Caribbean. The carrier’s Seabourn Odyssey will operate Caribbean cruises in the fall 2018 season, with a total of 18 seven-day Caribbean cruises between Bridgetown, Barbados and …