After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the U.S. Virgin Islands announced the 70th edition of “Carnival Virgin Islands” on St. Thomas will be held from April 27 to May 1, 2022. This year’s theme is “A New Cultural Roogadoo for Carnival 2022.
Born on St. Thomas in 1891 when the island was part of the Danish West Indies, Rothschild “Polly” Francis was a councilman, civil rights activist. and labor leader. Through his publication, “The Emancipator,” he openly denounced injustices on Virgin Islanders by those in power.
For more than half a century, Mountain Top has been a premier tourist attraction on St. Thomas. Credited with originating the first Banana Daiquiri, the aptly named enterprise is found at the highest point of St. Thomas — 1,500 feet above sea level.
The entrance to a jewelry store might the last place you’d expect to see a “Wine Tasting” sign. But at Artistic Jewelers, that’s exactly what you’ll find. Check inside for the all new 88 Bottles Gourmet and Wine Boutique — a creative retail concept in Charlotte Amalie.
Picture an intimate Italian restaurant offering dishes created from authentic Old World recipes, served with style and grace, in a setting to rival an art museum. All that — and more — awaits you at Virgilio’s Restaurant.
A perfect place to relax under a shade tree, the park hosts special events throughout the year including annual Emancipation Day festivities. During the holidays, lights and decorations in the park reflect the spirit of the season.
Downtown Charlotte Amalie offers endless opportunities to discover fascinating one-of-a-kind shops with storied histories. One local enterprise not to be missed is Chalet D’Or / Get Charmed on Garden Street.
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