Archive for the 'Recent Videos' Category

The new Ted’s Supper Club menu

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Chef Ted Robinson has updated his Ted’s Supper Club villa menu, but he will make you anything you and your guests want.

Check out some of his new suggestions. Click on the menu, above.

Did you miss our interview with Ted? Hear the story of how one of St. John’s best chefs made his way to Love City…

Love City Live promo

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

The big Love City Live reggae party on St. John starts tomorrow, with the main ball field concert, the Crucial Roots Reggae Festival Saturday night, featuring Junior Reid and Reemah.

Check out the video promo for this week’s big event…

Go Fund Me campaign for Inner Visions’ Grasshopper

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

A Go Fund Me campaign is underway to raise money for medical expenses for Phillip Pickering, aka Grasshopper, from Inner Visions.

He needs to get to a medical facility in Puerto Rico and eventually the states.

The fundraiser is already halfway to its $25,000 goal.

If you’d like to contribute, click here.

And if you’re not familiar with Inner Visions, read the band’s story – it’s a good one – click here.

And here’s an interview with Grasshopper, from last fall.

Villa Video: Bijou

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Villa Bijou is a classic St. John villa that recently underwent a top to bottom renovation.

It is both for rent and for sale.

It’s in an excellent Great Cruz Bay location, right on Great Cruz Bay Road. Check it out, below…

St. John’s King of Drones

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Meet Jason Hubert, the guy who has been shooting much of the awesome drone videos of St. John you’ve been seeing.

If you’re a longtime OSJ reader, you actually met Jason about six years ago, when he moved to St. John from Baltimore for a long break before law school.

Since then, Jason returned to DC to get his law degree and is now back on St. John preparing to take the Virgin Islands Bar this summer.

He has also mastered the art of the drone, and is shooting charter boats, villas, weddings and anything else you can think of. Click here if you have a project for him.

Shooting drone video is not easy. “I waited until I had about 100 hours of flight time before I took it over the water,” Jason says, “and I still get nervous every time.”

Check out the amazing sample of Jason’s St. John drone videos, below…

All Aboard for the Virgin Islands (1937)

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Here’s a fun British tourism video from 1937 for the Virgin Islands, featuring St. Thomas.

Bluebird’s Castle is “the principle hotel, as modern as the other fellow’s motor car and run by the government.”

“In this Earthly paradise, one of the greatest joys is bathing. In winter as well as summer – and that’s the long and the short of it.”

Mermaid sighting at Trunk Bay

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

OSJ reader and frequent St. John visitor Maddie Mele, from Philadelphia, got a mermaid tail for Christmas and brought it with her on her recent St. John visit.

“She put it on all the way to the right at Trunk Bay and then swam to the underwater trail and freaked people out,” says Maddie’s Mom, Claire. “It was a lot of fun. Kids and adults were taking pictures.”

Take a swim with a mermaid at Trunk Bay for a minute or so, below…

Villa Video: Dove Cottage

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Dove Cottage is located in Dreeket’s Bay on the East End.

The villa is both for rent and for sale.

Whether you stay for a week or buy for a stay as long as you like, you’ll get absolutely awesome views and serious East End privacy.

Check out Dove Cottage, below…

St. John Vistas: Great Cruz Bay

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

If you’re staying at a villa in Great Cruz Bay, you’re in for great views. There is lots to look at.

See for yourself. Great Cruz Bay, below…

Maho makes TripAdvisor Top 10

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

TripAdvisor’s new Top 10 Travelers’ Choice Caribbean Beaches includes Maho Bay.

“The snorkeling is absolutely amazing…It’s a postcard like setting…”

Here is why you should always take TripAdvisor reviews with a grain of salt though.

Among the 18 “average” reviews of Maho Bay are comments like “Greasy and blah food,” “very little sun exposure,” “crowded and no sea turtles as promised,” “attractions are the planes coming in to land,” and “my kids were quickly bored here.”

You will see no planes, restaurants or bored people at this Maho Bay. Revisit, if it’s been awhile, below…

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