Traveling to St John

I constantly get asked "what do you recommend we do on St. John? I'm coming with my family... we're staying a week... we want to do some fun things that are off the beaten path... we want to see beautiful beaches... we've never been and we have no idea what activities to plan." I usually answer by providing names of my top five or so beaches, my top three favorite hikes, and names of a few ...

Sailing to Anegada

April 11th was a major milestone. It wasn't a birthday or a wedding anniversary or even the anniversary of our first date. We were having so much fun on our excursion to Anegada that we almost didn't acknowledge the date. Then we realized it was the official SIX MONTH MARK. One half of one year since we left our home, our jobs, our friends and family and moved to St. John. Six months may not sound ...

Secret to Island Living

I now know the secret to living happily ever after on your island. It's actually not to be perpetually laid-back and to just go with the flow, although that probably would help. The secret isn't to avoid having one too many rum drinks, although that will clearly help your waistline and your decision-making skills. At least for this island girl, I recently discovered that the secret to island living is to, well, get off the ...