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VITEMA Launches Its 2015 Hurricane Ready Campaign

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) is launching its Hurricane Ready Campaign during the month of May to…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Virtue of the Week: Commitment

Commitment is deciding carefully what you want to do, then giving 100 percent, holding nothing back. You give your all to friendship, a task, or something you believe in. You finish what you start. You keep your promises.

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2015-05-03 21:24:58
The Bookworm: 'Buster the Little Garbage Truck'

With colorful illustrations by Kevin Zimmer and a sweet saves-the-day story by author Marcia Berneger, “Buster the Little Garbage Truck” will make it easy to choose a book for story time or bedtime.

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2015-04-30 23:03:28
Back to the Streets for J'ouvert 2015

I've been enjoying Carnival on St. Thomas for most of my life, but Thursday was the first time in more than a decade that I actively participated in the annual J'ouvert celebrations. And I can't wait for next year.

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2015-04-30 22:46:01
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Island Girl's VI Guide: Virgin Islands Ecotours

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Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 5:14pm
Sail, Paddle or Pedal in Magens Bay

Imagine a perfect day in a protected bay, you, a friend sailing a sunfish in the glistening waters. Imagine a place where you can paddle your kayak along the shore and watch the rays, and colorful fish dancing in the crystal clear waters, without ever leaving the boat. Imagine a lazy afternoon pedaling across one of the world's most beautiful and well-protected bays... Now stop imagining and be there ...

Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 11:02am
New Undersea Guided Tour at Coral World

Coral World is hoping its new Sea Trek will update Jules Verne for the St. Thomas attraction, a la "20,000 Tourists Under the Sea."

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Dangerous Denizens of The Deep

Dangerous denizens of the deep...
Tropical fish in a palette of hues...
Turtles, tortoises & creatures that peep
Iguanas on the loose...
Meet them all at Coral World!!!!
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Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 11:02am
Tillett Gardens

Tillett Gardens is a refreshing oasis of tropical flowers in bloom; of playful hummingbirds and bubbling fountains set amid the well-preserved remains of an historic Danish farmhouse. A stroll through our garden is a journey into the rich past of St. Thomas - where you can catch a glimpse of days gone by while enjoying the soothing, creative energy of local artists who keep their studios here in our tropical paradise. Visit Tillett's and bring home something from the heart of the Caribbean.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 11:01am
Hotel 1829: Jewel of Kongens Quarter

A sweeping West Indian staircase, a stained-glass window by Tiffany and many original architectural features make a visit to this historic spot a must.

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Blackbeard's Castle is one of 4 National Historical Sites in the V.I.

Blackbeard's Castle is one of four National Historic sites in the US Virgin Islands. It was the centerpiece of a private residence for many years, but now is surrounded by a small hotel (The Inn at Blackbeard's Castle), restaurant and pool. It is also home to Skytsborg Tower (meaning sky tower), which was built in 1679 by the Danes as a watchtower for the harbor of Charlotte Amalie.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 11:01am
Haagensen House: A Glimpse of Charlotte Amalie's Merchant Past

Built in 1827, this two-story, Charlotte Amalie town residence style home now houses five rooms of period antiques maintained by the St. Thomas Historical Trust.

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Things To Do On Land

In St. Thomas you can play golf and tennis year-round. Horseback riding is also available. Check out local sports for listings of volleyball tournaments, fun runs and other sports events.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 11:00am
Things to Do in and on the Water

Everything from sailing charters to kayaking to parasailing to anything-you-can-imagine for-fun-on-the-water is here. Click and scroll for fun on the water.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2006 - 10:59am