Exploring the 99 Steps in St. Thomas: A Historical Gem

Image Source: https://www.viator.com/St-Thomas-attractions/99-Steps/overview/d965-a13766 Welcome to the beautiful island of St. Thomas, where pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and a rich history await you. One of the hidden treasures nestled within the island’s vibrant streets is the famous 99 Steps.  The origin of the 99 Steps of St. Thomas dates back to the 18th century. These stairs, […]

Virgilio’s Italian Cuisine: A Taste of Italy in the Heart of the Virgin Islands

Image source: https://www.virgiliosvi.com/ Welcome to Virgilio’s Italian Cuisine, a culinary haven where the flavors of Italy meet the tropical beauty of the Virgin Islands. From authentic pasta dishes to delectable seafood creations, Virgilio’s invites you on a journey that will transport your taste buds to the shores of Italy. Join me as we explore the […]

5 Must-Try Caribbean Dishes in St. Thomas


St. Thomas, a vibrant island among the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, has a diverse and delicious cuisine that reflects the island’s cultural influences. Whether you’re a foodie looking to explore the culinary scene or just a hungry traveler searching for a delightful meal, you will be satisfied with the variety of dishes St. […]

You HAVE to try the Conch in St. Thomas!

Written By: Lisa Bredahl, Flavors of St. Thomas tour guide What is conch? I am sure you are familiar with the large sea shells you put to your ear to hear the ocean, yes, this is the conch shell. The Queen Conch is a large snail herbivore that inhabits the Caribbean Sea and reaches a […]

Unique Fruits of the US Virgin Islands, The Mesple

Written by: Lisa Bredahl, Flavors Food Tour, St. Thomas VI location On your next trip to the US Virgin Islands, make sure to notice all of the unique floral and fauna that surrounds you. There are definitely some interesting species that grow all over the island. Some are indigenous and others were brought by the […]

10 Things to do in Charlotte Amalie 2020

Downtown culinary tour:  join Flavors of St. Thomas as you see the sights, taste the local food and explore the old colonial town of Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas US Virgin Islands. This three hour walking and food tour is a great way to explore downtown at the start of your visit to the islands… […]

Ready, set, go and make this Bushwacker recipe!

If you like coconut, chocolate, coffee and rum, then Bushwacker is definitely a cocktail you need to check out! This St. Thomas and Caribbean inspired blended drink that uses little more than ice to balance out its high alcohol content will have you asking for more! They’re a great cool-down drink by the beach or as a […]

Virgin Islands Painkiller Cocktail Recipe

Painkiller Recipe

Mexico has the margarita, Puerto Rico has the piña colada, and in St. Thomas we are lucky enough to call the Painkiller Cocktail ours. Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds. A painkiller is a tropical rum-based drink with roots that bring you back to the British Virgin Islands. Made with rum, pineapple juice, coconut, and […]

11 of the Best Restaurants in St. Thomas

Talk to any foodie in St. Thomas, and you’ll quickly learn that St. Thomas has some of the best cuisines in the Caribbean. This means that you really can’t go wrong when wining and dining on this beautiful island. As the melting pot of the Caribbean, there’s a never-ending list of amazing options on the […]

12 Things To Do in St. Thomas

St. Thomas may be only 14 miles long and 3 miles wide, but there’s an endless amount of things to do on this beautiful island. With sparkling turquoise beaches, some of the best cuisine in the Caribbean, and breathtaking views at every corner, St. Thomas has something for everyone. Keep reading to learn about some […]