Turks and Caicos Islands – Open Again for Tourism.

Caribbean Connection By Caribbean Journal Staff Turks and Caicos Islands – Open Again for Tourism. The British Overseas Territory officially reopened its borders for tourism on July 22. So what should travelers know? All visitors need to complete a “TCI Assured Pre-Travel Authorization” application to be granted entry into the country (you can find it […]

The USVI is Open for Tourists – Here’s What to Expect

By Bob Curley The USVI is Open for Tourists – Here’s What to Expect St Croix might be your best bet if you’re thinking about heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands soon after the U.S. territory officially reopened to visitors on June 1. Of the three islands in the USVI — St Thomas, St Croix, […]

From the Bahamas to St. Lucia – The Islands Plan Their Reopening

By Caribbean Journal Staff From the Bahamas to St. Lucia – The Islands Plan Their Reopening For the last few months, we’ve been featuring Caribbean beaches to visit digitally; for the first time, we’re now able to include a handful of beaches you will soon be able to visit in person, as destinations like Aruba and […]

From Cancun to Turks and Caicos, 7 Cocktails to Make Right Now

By Alexander Britell and the Caribbean Journal Staff From Cancun to Turks and Caicos, 7 Cocktails to Make Right Now If you’re at home right now, you’re probably still dreaming about the Caribbean. And for those of us who can’t be in the region right now, there are still some ways to rediscover the Caribbean […]

Rum Journal: Cruzan Single Barrel, the Essence of St Croix

Rum Journal: Cruzan Single Barrel, the Essence of St Croix By Alexander Britell St Croix changes as you drive along its green curves, beaches giving way to lush hills and farmland and ocean cliffs. It’s an island that rewards those who dig deeper, whether you’re walking the old alleys of Christiansted or bowing your head through […]

St. John: How To Get Here – “News” You Can Use!

By Jenn Manes St. John: How To Get Here – “News” You Can Use! It’s not easy getting to a little island in the Caribbean. Here’s a quick rundown on how to get here, the latest ferry and barge schedules and more. For starters, let’s talk about location. St. John is located in the United […]

The 20 Best Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2020!

Lani Gering w/Caribbean Journal Staff The 20 Best Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2020! I signed up for the Caribbean Journal newsletter quite some time ago since we try to spend as much time as we can on our favorite islands of St. John and Jost Van Dyke but lately the treks have been […]

The Big Boats Are Back!

By Jenn Manes The Big Boats Are Back! ‘Tis the season my friends! We just had our first megayacht visit St. John marking the beginning of season for some. So, I happened to be out and about on a News of St. John Island Tour on a sunny late October afternoon when I passed Round Bay out […]

The Old Willy T Gets New Life…..Underwater

The Old Willy T Gets New Life…..Underwater By Jenn Manes We have a very cool story to share with all of you. I’m sure you all know by now that the Willy T – the large steel ship that was anchored off of Norman Island and served as a bar/restaurant – was heavily damaged during Hurricane […]

Citizens and Governments Working Together to Save Caribbean Reefs

By Jeff McCord Citizens and Governments Working Together to Save Caribbean Reefs For years we have been “loving to death” a marvelous life form.  The good news is that we are learning the errors of our ways in time to make a difference. Coral reefs are constructed by clusters of simple marine animals called cnidaria.  […]