No trip to the British Virgin Islands would be complete with a visit to the beautiful island of Virgin Gorda. Home to one of our most recognizable tourist attractions – The Baths. But the sad reality is that so much of the rest of what Virgin Gorda has to offer gets overlooked in favour of… Read More 48 hrs on Virgin Gorda
For years the farm to table concept has been gathering momentum across the world and for good reason. Eating local, shopping local produce, farmer’s markets, organic and now the freshest of the fresh – straight from the garden to the plate – means that many of us are eating better than ever. Finally, the initiative… Read More From Farm To Table: Brandywine Estate Restaurant
Way back at Christmas time (in one of my early posts) I wrote a gift guide for island girls that included my favourite local soap store, the EC Soap Co. They make such beautiful and unusual items that are just perfect for gifting. Photo via EC Soap Co. All of their products are handmade here… Read More Gain A ‘Scents’ of the BVI with EC Soap Co.
Years ago, when I first set foot in the BVI, my boyfriend at the time took me straight from the airport to the Dove (like literally straight there – still in my comfy, travel athleisure gear and without so much as 5-minutes to run a brush through my hair). More than a few espresso martinis… Read More The Dove Restaurant: The New Kid in Town
Buying designer handbags on the cheap is usually a fool’s game – I know because I’ve done it. When I was 19 it was the too-good-to-be-true eBay purchases – Gucci handbags and Tiffany necklaces (if I remember rightly…) items that broke, fell apart or tarnished in a distinctly un-designer fashion. When I was 21 it… Read More I Bought A Designer Handbag On Tradesy
We have some absolutely beautiful locations to dine in here in the BVI – but, being a small community, we often find ourselves at the same places with the same menus – so it’s nice when someone decides to shake it up a bit, once in a while! That, my friends, is exactly what happened… Read More Mont Redon Winemakers Dinner
The BVI is known as Nature’s Little Secrets (we’re proud of this – it’s even on our license plates) – and with good reason – we’re miles from anyone, fairly torturous to get to (usually 2-3 flights and sometimes a ferry or two depending on which island you’re staying on) and oftentimes people have no… Read More The Little Secret in Nature’s Little Secrets