5 10, 2015

Bats of the Virgin Islands

By | October 5th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

from Pawsitive Living: “Who’s native to the Virgin Islands you ask- -bats are! Bats are the only mammals native to the Virgin Islands before the introduction of people, deer, mongoose, and rats. Bats have occupied these islands hundreds of thousands, if not millions of years. Almost 1,000 bat species can be found worldwide, however, there [...]

1 10, 2015

Explore St. John

By | October 1st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Every explorer needs a compass. And, in a way, that's exactly the kind of function that the new St. John Experience app performs. Helping you navigate through all aspects of the island, from the literal streets and locations, to choosing a place for dinner, let this new app be your compass for places, deals, activities- [...]

30 09, 2015

Look for us on the St. John Experience App

By | September 30th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

St. John has a new app called the St. John Experience App. Helpful to both tourists and locals alike, it features great restaurants and menus, beaches and maps, shopping, deals, and fun activities to do. We’re thrilled that Virgin Islands Ecotours is also featured so you can explore the fun adventures and activities we have [...]

28 09, 2015

It’s a Jazz Kind of Monday

By | September 28th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

If St. Thomas was a jazz song which song it would be? “St. Thomas” is one of the most recognizable jazz songs from Sonny Rollins, who turned 85 years old earlier this month. Appearing on his 1956 album, Saxophone Colossus, the song has become a jazz standard. It’s been covered by numerous artists, painstakingly memorized [...]

10 06, 2015

SUP – Standup Paddleboards

By | June 10th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Standup Paddleboards are the newest craze that everyone is trying on St. Thomas and St. John. A vigorous watersport activity, standup paddleboards (or SUPs) are challenging and endlessly fun. Once you get the hang of it and get used to balancing, you can paddle around, grazing the surface of the water all day. Explore the [...]

10 06, 2015

St. Thomas Travelogue from 1936

By | June 10th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Check out this travelogue film made in 1936 by the Department of the Interior. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Watching the footage, it’s fascinating to compare St. Thomas then and now. Learn a little bit [...]