Virgin Gorda is the third-largest and second most populous British Virgin Islands. Christopher Columbus is said to have christened the island as Virgin Gorda, or “Fat Virgin” because it looks like a lady lying on her side.
One of the tourist havens in Virgin Gorda is the unusual geologic formation known as “The Baths,” located on the southern end of the island. Continue reading Virgin Gorda and The Baths, British Virgin Islands
Although St. John is just a mere 10-minute boat ride from St. Thomas, it possesses a totally different vibe from her more “cosmopolitan” sister island. St. John’s simple and uber-laid back atmosphere, paired with the world’s most idyllic bays and beaches, make St. John the quintessential Caribbean island. With over 60% of its land area protected as national park land, there’s very little development, and tons of amazing vistas–each more beautiful than the last. Continue reading St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands