Up In Smoke!

A vintage 1942 Douglas DC-3 aircraft burst into flames Sunday morning as it prepared to take off from Puerto Rico, bound for the U.S. Virgin Islands.   Fortunately no one was injured.  The plane was carrying 6,000 pounds of mail for businesses and residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands who were advised to contact their local […]


   I noticed this sign on the balcony of a house across the street from my hotel in Old San Juan and really had to smile when I checked it out with binoculars.


        “Casa De Palmas” – two units for just $920,000.  Upstairs are two bedrooms, a spacious great room with hot tub and large decks.  Below is a large 3 bedroom apartment, pool with a roomy deck  and a private, separate entrance.  Lush tropical landscaping with large palm tress grace the circular driveway and the view […]

New Listing

  JUST LISTED! Real Estate in the U.S. Virgin Islands is getting to be a bargain; even on the pristine island of St. John. Check out this new listing just outside of Cruz Bay on the west end of St. John with a view of the island of St. James across Pillsbury Sound.  Enjoy sunsets […]


 I came home on Sunday afternoon to find this beautiful schooner anchored in Rendezvous Bay in front of my house.  Imagine my surprise when I put the binoculars on her and saw the name “Islandia” on the boom.   It would be interesting to meet the owners and find out how they came to choose this […]

Governor, top V.I. officials meet with St. John residents

Monday, April 13th 2009 (reprinted from Virgin Islands Daily News) ST. JOHN – Gov. John deJongh Jr. met with more than 100 people on St. John on Wednesday to address questions from residents. The meeting, one in a series of neighborhood meetings planned territory-wide, was held at the St. Ursula’s Multipurpose Center and focused on […]


I just returned from a cruise in the Southern Caribbean – sort of a “busman’s holiday”.  After visiting 6 islands in 7 days I truely  believe that St. John is the most beautiful and peaceful of all.  Each Island has it’s own flavor and style and the people we met on every island were very friendly and happy […]

Serenity Now!

Extraordinary site with over 200 feet of accessible beachfront!  This 1.92 acre parcel is located in Hansen Bay, on the east end of St. John in the beautiful U.S. Virgin Islands.  Fabulous views and tropical breezes make this private, peaceful locale a very special property indeed.  It is a gentle downhill build with utilities already […]