September in “Paradise”

Written by: Christine O   I often get asked by my stateside friends how much longer I plan on living down in the Caribbean. More specifically, they want to know if I’m planning on living here forever. I find it … Continue reading

An Island Girl’s Fashion Observations

Written by: Sarah H   It’s been just over 6 months since I’ve been off my rock. Really, all things considered, that’s not too shabby. Roatan’s high season is typically late November through late May, a stretch of time where … Continue reading

This is NOT Your Boat.

Written by: Roxane   “Nope, this isn’t your boat.” I say this, only half joking, to some surfaced divers. Crouched at the end of the dive platform, I watch them glance at one another, the wife rolling her eyes while … Continue reading

Island with an Identity Crisis

Written by: Ginger   Driving around the US Virgin Islands, you’re likely to see a cheerful catchphrase on most license plates: “United States Virgin Islands, America’s Caribbean!” You’ll see the same slogan splashed across the main tourism website for the … Continue reading

Chronic Island Wardrobe Frustrations

Written by: Baldrick   It is the eve before I depart on my newly initiated annual trip to New Orleans. With the time showing just minutes to 11pm, it has become apparent that  a) I have yet again left packing … Continue reading