Author: Island Mike

  • The Perfect St. Thomas Beach Excursion

    The Perfect St. Thomas Beach Excursion

    My idea of a perfect beach day, aside from perfect weather, sand and water, is a day of relaxing and a few leisurely activities chased with a dose of good drink and a packed picnic spread. But planning the perfect day is easier said than done when you are vacationing.

  • Which Island is Best: St. Thomas or St. John?

    Which Island is Best: St. Thomas or St. John?

    While the debate doesn’t quite rise to the level of a Yankees/Redsox rivalry, people that travel often to or live in the Virgin Islands typically have strong feelings one way or another about St. Thomas and St. John. I hear it time and time again from people staying on one or the other islands,

  • Why should Jimmy Buffett have all the Fun?

    Why should Jimmy Buffett have all the Fun?

    Go Island Hopping! Just by listening to most Jimmy Buffett songs, you’re automatically transported to a life of easy living, sipping frozen rum drinks on a white sand beach overlooking the dazzling turquoise Caribbean waters. Aside from the rum and hammocks, his life and songs conjure up images of those tiny airplanes that hop from […]

  • St. Thomas Bike Rental

    St. Thomas Bike Rental

    Enjoy a leisurely ride through downtown Charlotte Amalie and Frenchtown in St. Thomas on a vintage beach cruiser bike. What a fun new way to explore the downtown waterfront area. The St. Thomas Bike Rental Company offers the bikes for day rentals for $20 for kid’s bikes and $25 for adults.  They provide a map […]