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Women on the Map: Who Was Virginia? Charlotte? Louise? Beverly?

Bob Schulman | Posted 06.05.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Flying to Mexico for some fun in the sun at Playa del Carmen? Or maybe to Charlotte Amalie down on St. Thomas? Or to Lake Louise up in Canada? Or to Victoria Falls over in Africa? Or to Beverly Hills to spend a week with your rich uncle?

Romantic Kissing Spots On The Island Of St. Thomas

JustLuxe | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

It offers something special year-round with warm seas, cool breezes, perfect weather and enough mystery and glamour to be the perfect jet-set vacation spot only a stone's throw away from home. St. Thomas is also a hidden gem for romantic moments.

10 Caribbean Adventures in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Courtney Scott | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Courtney Scott

For a moment, I'll leave chilly NYC behind, and get lost in the sunny memories of my first visit to the Virgin Islands.

Fighting for Democracy, But Can't Vote for President

Neil Weare | Posted 03.24.2014 | Impact
Neil Weare

This month, as President Obama prepares once again to address the nation, nearly 600 soldiers from Guam are returning home after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan, yet they are being denied democracy at home.

Best Places to Glamp

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Are you fond of the great outdoors ... minus the mosquitoes, the dirt and the whole sleeping bag situation? If so, you might be more of a "glamper" than a camper. Leave your sleeping bag and your tent at home, and get ready not to rough it in the great outdoors.

Beachfront Luxury: 15 Decadent Hotels on the Sand

Oyster | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Who doesn't love a beach vacation? The sun, the sand, and the ocean all come together to make for a relaxing getaway that, when complete, will send yo...

Where to Mix Business With Pleasure

Oyster | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Oyster

These properties are sure to please any productive vacationers, so you'll have just the right mix of business with pleasure. Enjoy your bizcation!

USVI Bans Butts On The Beach

AP | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands -- The U.S. Virgin Islands has banned smoking at all beaches inside its national park system. The smoking ban c...

Five Caribbean Hideaways For The Entire Family

Andrew Harper | Posted 12.28.2012 | Travel
Andrew Harper

These locales aren't just for honeymooners or SCUBA divers. They are as kid-friendly as they are ideal for adults looking to get away from it all.

Why You Should Move To The U.S. Virgin Islands

Islands | Posted 09.28.2012 | Travel
Islands

If you're looking for an easy move to an island, with the possibility for cheap real estate and few legal hurdles, consider the USVI.

PHOTOS: 8 Obscure National Parks Worth The Visit

Viator | Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel
Viator

Utter the phrase "national park" and most people will only be able to cough up only a few of the usual suspects: Yellowstone, Yosemite and the Grand Canyon. Think different.

Woman Had Newborn Zipped In Purse

AP | Posted 04.03.2012 | Crime

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands -- U.S. Virgin Islands police say a woman was allegedly driving with her newborn baby zipped up in her purse. A...

Oil Refinery Shutters With EPA Help

AP | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has assigned a coordinator to oversee the shutdown of the Hove...

St. Ursula And The Virgins Of The Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion
Bob Schulman

Christopher Columbus was cruising around the eastern Caribbean in 1493 when he spotted a bunch of islands so pristine he named the lovely dots in the blue-green waters "Las Virgenes."

Rock City: A Creative Movement and a Clarion Sound

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

It is no secret the Rock City is proud of where they are from; you feel the passion when you talk to them, and you hear it in their music.

Argh: Pirates Rule the Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 08.03.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

2011-03-17-virginislands.jpgThe U.S. Virgin Islands were once a sort of rest and relaxation haven for brigands of the likes of Bluebeard, Blackbeard, Sir Francis Drake, Henry Morgan and Captain Kidd.

U.S. Tax Dollars Go To British Maker Of Captain Morgan Rum

latimes.com | TOM HAMBURGER and PETER WALLSTEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum. With little fanfare, a deal is moving forward to direct billions in U.S. tax dollars to an unlikely beneficiary -- th...

Twelve-Year Virgin Island Chemical Plant Cleanup Complete

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands — The U.S. Virgin Islands is endorsing a proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency to take an old ch...