Virgin Islands Traveller

Island cooking at home: an adventure with St. Croix’s newest cookbook

September is a good time to cook at home. Many restaurants in the Virgin Islands cut back hours or close altogether. The doldrums of the tourist season and the height of the hurricane threat are a good time… Read More

Mocko Jumbie masks

Mokolution: The Evolution of the Moko Jumbie

Mocko jumbies are the colorful stilt-walkers who perform at parades and festivals throughout the Virgin Islands. Attend any of the islands’ annual carnival parades and you will see them, jumping, balancing and stepping out to the sounds of… Read More

biking on st croix

Riding the coast: bike tour of St Croix

We get off to an early start; by 8:30 a.m. Troy and I are astride our mountain bikes and ready to go. Troy, a long-time St. Croix resident and experienced cyclist, is one of the regular guides at… Read More