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Beach Collector: Maho Bay, St John

Above: Maho Bay (All photos by CJ) ST JOHN — Yes, Trunk Bay is beautiful. Trunk Bay is, of course, the most famous beach on the US Virgin Island of St John, and its fame is well deserved. But there’s another […]

Rum Journal: A Pub on the Sand in St John

Above: the Beach Bar in St John ST JOHN — It’s one of the first things you see when you reach the harbour of Cruz Bay, St John, US Virgin Islands, when you look past the rolling green hills and […]

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The Best Caribbean Beaches for Everything

When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about […]

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15 Great Summer Vacations in the Caribbean For 2014

It’s one of the region’s best-kept secrets: the Caribbean is an even cooler place in the summer. It might be the summer breezes, or the emptied-out beaches or the great deals. But when you’re planning your summer vacation, look no […]

Caribbean Room With a View: On the Beach in St John

Above: Caneel Bay YOU WON’T have any trouble finding the beach. It’s two easy steps — wake up, step out the front door. It’s a Caribbean fantasy for many, but this kind of beach access is a reality at the […]

Rebranded Caneel Bay Resort Officially Opens in St John

Above: Caneel Bay (Photos by CB) By the Caribbean Journal staff The newly-rebranded Caneel Bay Resort has officially reopened in St John. The property had formerly been known as Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort; it has now been rebranded as […]


Westin St John Resort & Villas Planning $35 Million Expansion

Above: a rendering of the new pool area By the Caribbean Journal staff The Westin St John Resort & Villas is planning a $35 million expansion and renovation project, the resort and Starwood Vacation Ownership announced Wednesday. The project will […]

Caribbean Villa With a View: Finding Heaven in St John

ST JOHN is the natural wonder of the United States Virgin Islands, and if you’re lucky, you can find a place to perch and take in the vistas. While the island has a number of beautiful hotels, it’s got even […]

US Virgin Islands Governor Nominates New Police Commissioner

Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh with Rodney F Querrard (Photo: OG USVI) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has nominated Rodney Querrard as the territory’s next Commissioner of Police. Querrard previously served […]


EPA Launches Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Group for Puerto Rico, USVI

Above: St John in the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Environmental Protection Agency has created an inter-agency effort to protect Caribbean coral reefs off the shores of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The Caribbean […]

How Grammy Winner Dion Parson is Bridging Jazz and the Caribbean

By Alexander Britell It’s not easy to innovate in any musical genre –- but Grammy-winning drummer Dion Parson, a native of St Thomas, is doing just that – bringing together the worlds of the Caribbean and jazz and creating what […]


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