Tip # 10 “Local Products”

August 29, 2014
Some of the best souvenirs are found in the local market . By this I mean, a designated area in which local street vendors sell locally made products and goods. For example, I bought locally made soap at the ... Read More


As I watched the sunrise, I wondered how I will spend this hot summer day in New York City. After an unexpected phone call, my friends made the suggestion that we go to Orchard Beach. Orchard Beach has a long stretch ... Read More


Water Island, the smallest of the four main islands in the USVI, is easy to explore on foot or by golf cart. Yes by golf cart! Come on, jump in and take a tour from Phillips Landing, where the ferry from St. Thomas arrives, to ... Read More


Lindberg Bay, also known as Emerald Beach, is beautiful. Palm trees and sea grape trees line the shore and provide natural shade. Typically sparsely populated It is a great beach for laying back and relaxing. The water is usually very calm; perfect for swimming, wading ... Read More


It was a lovely opportunity to explore the intimate process of crafting a bird, a picture frame or vase carved by the woodworkers at Medford Craft World, located at St. Michael, Barbados. As the tour bus approached the property, there were large amounts of mahogany tree stumps piled high on ... Read More


Whack! That was the sound of the ball when my golf clubs connected to it. The ball went flying in the air and almost landed into the hole! I regrouped and perfected my form and then tried again. My friends and ... Read More


The Premium Outlet Mall in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico is aesthetically designed with bright tropical colors, perfect grassy lawns and a spacious parking lot. I was very impressed with the architecture of the mall. It is an outdoor mall which strongly resembles a ... Read More


Limestone Bay on Water Island is great for a couple hours of quiet time exploring nature. Right from the shore you can look at seagrass beds for small fish and other marine animals. At the salt pond look out for various wading birds. You can ... Read More


French Heritage Week in the Virgin Islands usually begins the week of July 14th, during which hundreds of St. Thomas residents join together to celebrate French Heritage and Bastille Day.


Beautiful costumes, great music and the wonderful energy and spirit of St. John, Virgin Island's people make the adults Carnival Parade a success every year.