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Category: St. Thomas

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One of my favorite things to do on the beautiful island of St. Thomas is sail with Morningstar Charters. For around $140 you are treated to a 6-hour sail around St. Thomas and St. John with multiple opportunities to snorkel as well as sunbathe, swim, and admire the amazing scenery (if you’re lucky they may even teach you how to do backflips from the rope swing off the boat). The crew prepares an amazing lunch, champagne included, as well as unlimited alcoholic beverages all day long. Private, secluded, amazing views, a perfect day in Paradise. Read more…

Hello, 2013!!

2012 held a lot of adventures for my husband and I; we traveled to 7 countries, 3 U.S. Territories, and 5 more states. We swam with sharks, went sailing, explored private beaches and relaxed on remote beaches, snorkeled, crossed off a few different items on my bucket list, and made progress towards my 101 in 1001 goals list. We went to my first Arena football game, traveled to Dallas to attend an NFL game, went on my first business trip, and bought our first home. (2012 was a busy year!) So what’s in store for 2013? The…

Sailing in St. John

June 4th was our one year anniversary and the husband and I decided that we wanted to go sailing over to the beautiful island of St. John. When we arrived at Morningstar Charters we found out that there would be one other couple sailing with us that day, and of course the Captain and his one crewmate. We specifically booked this trip because we knew it wouldn’t be crowded, and we were looking forward to a day of sailing on the sailboat named, Winifred. My husband remarked on how calm and glass-like the ocean was that morning…