June 14, 2019

We spent a couple of days at Scrub Island. Here are some pictures…

Scrub Island Resort is a Marriott property on Scrub Island in the BVIs. When the water conditions are right, Scrub […]
June 11, 2019

How to tell a local from a tourist.

Many times I’m stopped on the street in Cruz bay with someone asking me a question only a resident can […]
November 10, 2017
Jimmy & Bridgett Key

Why an island?

We get asked this question all the time: Why St John? Why not St John? Look around. It’s beautiful. But what […]
June 5, 2018

The Willy T is OPEN for business at its new location.

As many of you may know, the Willy T over off Norman island for years was blown ashore by Hurricane […]
November 8, 2017
sunset at Caneel Bay

Life on a Rock

What have we been up to these days? Well, life at home is pretty much the same with the difference […]
November 2, 2017
Foxy Callwood snorkeling

Our 1st BVI trip since the hurricanes

Nearly 8 weeks since Irma hit, and 6 since Maria, we decided it was time to do a trial run […]
October 30, 2017

Back on the water

We tried to get the boat back in the water Saturday. The constant rain once again stopped us. Sunday morning, […]
October 27, 2017
Sharks in Cruz Bay


Have I mentioned sharks have been hanging out in Cruz Bay since the storm? I snapped a picture of this […]
October 15, 2017
October rain on st john

Rain Rain Go Away

Ok, I get that we need rain to help the green come back, but this has gotten ridiculous. We desperately […]
October 10, 2017
Lime Inn opens on St. John after hurricanes Irma and Maria

More Business Openings on St. John

Wok on the beach opened in Coral Bay for breakfast and lunch! Sam and Jacks Deli is back open (who […]
October 9, 2017
Cinnamon Bay ruins, Sunday Oct 7, 2017

Time for the beach

After yesterday’s hard work we were dying to see the beach. It’s one of the big reasons we moved here. […]
October 7, 2017
hermit crab on St. John after hurricane irma and maria

Cleaning and little steps toward normalcy on St. John

Saturday  Oct. 7th 2017 We drove into town for the morning meeting at 7:30 only there was no morning meeting […]
October 7, 2017
Palm Tree Charters Jeep in Cruz Bay

1st Day back on St. John post Hurricanes Irma/Maria

A little Friday recap. Spent the morning cleaning mold off the kitchen cabinets, throwing away our bedding, and trying to […]
October 5, 2017
boarding flight to st thomas

Our Home, St. John

My husband Jimmy and I moved to St. John full time on May 1, 2014. We bought Palm Tree Charters […]
January 8, 2017

Beware the island can make you lazy and fat.

I see you coming…  You mainlanders with your hopes and dreams.  You come with ideas and lists and more ideas […]
October 11, 2016
soggy dollar bar webcam on white bay

New Soggy Dollar Bar Webcam

This week the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke launched their new HD webcam and we wanted to share it […]
September 19, 2016
Paradise Restaurant & Bar on Tortola

New Beach Bar in the BVI

There is a new beach bar in Cane Garden Bay on Tortola!  It’s called Paradise Restaurant & Bar.  We spoke […]
July 31, 2016

What happened to the souvenir Pain Killer Cups at the Soggy Dollar Bar?

  Those of you who have been to the Soggy Dollar Bar lately may have noticed that they have not […]
December 20, 2015
Palma Bella II

Expansion with Palma Bella II

We are excited to announce the expansion of our Palm Tree Charter fleet! After a very busy 2014 season, it […]