To Hoard, Or Not To Hoard, That Is The Question

Written by: CANDI LICENCE   This is one of the newest ethical questions of my rock life. Hoard for self-preservation? Or not hoard for the greater good? You see, though island life is wonderful, you quickly begin to live within … Continue reading

Marathon Training in the Tropics

Written by: MELISSA BRUNNER   In a moment of weakness (read: travel fatigue coupled with birthday brain), I signed up for my first marathon. It seems everyone these days is signing up for an obstacle course race, or a triathlon, … Continue reading

Picking My Feminist Battles

Written by: Chrissann   Grocery list in hand, ready to bang out some errands, I stride from the parking lot and am close to making it into the store when I hear a West Indian man‘s voice behind me, calling … Continue reading

The Freddy Krueger of Insects

Written by: Jen L   Prior to moving, I daydreamed about all of the fantastical adventures that would unfold in my life once I lived on a tropical island. While packing my 6 suitcases, I fantasized about all of the Pinteresty-nautical-islandy … Continue reading

My Island of Silence

Written by: Kate   I’ve been motivated to write this post by my internet and phone connection all abruptly cutting out at once, one of the many downsides of being held hostage by a company that practically has a monopoly … Continue reading

5 Habits Normally Considered Abnormal

Written by: Melissa B   I recently had visitors coming in to town and found myself in a massive panic preparing for their arrival. So much to do, so little time to do it! I needed to clean my apartment … Continue reading

My Sudden Island-wide Popularity

Written by: Roxane   I suddenly have a lot of new friends on my rock. It’s hard not to feel popular, what with all the personal phone calls coming into the dive shop just for me. Though in reality, the … Continue reading

You Can Cook Here – 9 Island Ingredient Issues SOLVED!

Written by: Ice   When I first moved to my rock, Virgin Gorda, the heart of the foodie beating inside me sank a little bit. Where were my farmer’s markets? Why can’t I count on one grocery store to carry … Continue reading

21 Things to Never Trust on an Island

Written by: Chrissann   It’s easy to sometimes get nostalgic about childhood and the luxury of innocence that allowed you to have blind faith in the world around you. As a child, you could do things like ride the roller … Continue reading