There’s nothing like a great beach bar – a place to kick back with a tropical beverage and listen to the sounds of the ocean or a local band playing island tunes. Those included on our list were selected for the best in food, drink, and live music. Join us in visiting the best Caribbean beach bars! Click each image…Read More
In celebration of Earth Day, we take a trip to the island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands for a visit to GreenVI Glass Studio. GreenVI is a non-profit organization dedicated to recycling and other green projects in the islands. GreenVI’s Glass Studio takes used bottles and transforms them into beautiful gifts. There is a selection of pendants, paperweights, and other…Read More
Sunday is beach day! Pull on your suit, grab your sunscreen, and join us in strolling along our favorite Caribbean beaches! Click an image for more information: All words and images ©2006-2018 Wendy G. Gunderson. Any use without written permission is prohibited. For licensing information, please send inquiries via the Contact page.
After traveling around the Caribbean for a few years, we are regularly asked about what is the best resort, best beach, best restaurant, etc. We have a long way to go in our travels through the islands, but these places have impressed us over the years. Enjoy this list of “our best” of the Caribbean, from the best rum punch,…Read More
Do you want to license an image for your website or publication? Looking for stock photography of the Caribbean islands for your project? We would be glad to help! Images are organized by Island and by Category of image, and can also be viewed in any of our travel journal posts and features. We have images of great beach bars, local food and drink, historic places, flora and fauna, stunning beaches, and island festivals and people.…Read More
Rum has been distilled and blended by the Callwood family for more than 200 years in Tortola. Callwood produces sugar cane rum, aged in oak barrels. It claims to be the Caribbean’s oldest continuously operating pot distillery. If you visit between March and August, you may have a chance to see the full distilling operation. However, the distillery is open…Read More
Time to daydream a bit. When work gets a bit dull, it’s easy to glide over to Facebook or Twitter, and think about what you would rather be doing right now. If you really had to narrow it down to a list, and put them in order of priority, what makes your top ten? Here’s our list: #10 Cocktails and…Read More
Welcome to our video tour of the BVI, featuring stops on Scrub Island, Beef Island/Trellis Bay, Tortola, Marina Cay, Anegada, and Virgin Gorda. Greetings from the British Virgin Islands from My Irie Time on Vimeo. If you haven’t done so already, check out our BVI trip report! All words and images ©2006-2018 Wendy G. Gunderson. Any use without written permission…Read More
Read all five parts of our BVI trip report! Click below to start! Oh, and don’t forget to check out THE VIDEO! All words and images ©2006-2018 Wendy G. Gunderson. Any use without written permission is prohibited. For licensing information, please send inquiries via the Contact page.
All good things must come to an end, and so we reach Part Five of our BVI Trip Report. Part Five takes us to the island of Virgin Gorda, the third largest of the islands in the British Virgin Islands and the second most populated. We arranged this trip through Dive BVI, as we did our trip to Anegada. Our…Read More