Island Living

Island Business, Baby

Island Baby

Island Business, Baby For a small island, St. John offers much opportunity for eager people looking to start a business. While dreams of owning a B&B, bar, or boat in paradise may be commonplace, those who think outside the box and take a deep gander at island needs that are not being met, are surprisingly … Read more

Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday Sundays are, without question, the best day of the week on St. John. With more places of worship than restaurants, St. John is a blessed and peaceful place on Sunday mornings. Church bells in Cruz Bay and Coral Bay can be heard at 9am, a peaceful tone that warms the island with every … Read more

Home Sweet Home

St. John Villa

Home Sweet Home One of the hazards of living on a beautiful tropical island is that you find yourself hard pressed to leave. Not just the island, but your home. I’ve yet to visit a home or villa on St. John that doesn’t have some kind of special charm. Many have incredible views – the … Read more

Rain Rules the Day

Rainbow on St. John Island

Rain Rules the Day St. John has been getting a steady stream of rain daily, just enough to keep the forest well rooted, yet not so much that it would ruin a good beach day. Rain is a rarity here, as are grey skies and gloom. Because we see sun and bright blue skies nearly … Read more

Feel the Magic


Feel the Magic There are certain times on St. John island that are tangible in a tingly-good way. Some of these magic moments occur every day around the same time, always eliciting the same goodness. Sunrises and sunsets on St. John island, for example, are exceptionally special, as the island and all who call her … Read more


Ferry dock

Weekends While weekends in most towns are filled with running errands, house chores and hopefully getting a small break before Monday rolls around, on the island of St. John weekends are the busiest days of the week. Residents of St. John island spend  Saturdays and Sundays working to ensure the smooth ebb and flow of … Read more