Category Archives: Fascinating People

We have been rubbing elbows with people on this island for more than 15 years. Here’s some cool people you would like.

Blue Sky Concierge | Mooncottages St John Villa Rentals

Blue Sky | St John Rental Villas Concierge

Blue Sky Concierge | St John Rental Villas Concierge What can I say about Blue Sky Concierge and Shanna Dickerson? She is our Mooncottages St John Villa Rentals Guest Concierge helping you have an ever a better time in St John. Shanna is an athlete, world traveler and consummate professional when helping connect our villa guests to something they… Read more »

St John Vacation Rentals Favorite Gardener Josephine

Coral Bay Gardens | St John Vacation Rentals

Coral Bay Peeps Profile | Josephine Roller – Coral Bay Garden Center St John vacation rentals owners’ and guests’ favorite gardener. Meet the irrepressible Josephine Roller and hear her vision about composting post storm organic materials instead of throwing them in the dump. We’ve had so much organic wood-based waste to dispose of after the… Read more »

St John Cottage Rentals Cool Fun Store Coral Bay

St John Cottage Rentals Coolest Beach Store

 Coral Bay Peeps Profile | Mumbo Jumbo When you come down for vacation at Mooncottages St John Cottage Rentals or anywhere else on the island, take a ride out to Mumbo Jumbo in Coral Bay.  It’s in the same complex as Skinny’s restaurant where the famous burgers are are served. Vanessa runs Mumbo Jumbo in Coral… Read more »

St John Villa Rentals Finest Carpenter

Coral Bay Peeps Profile: Stephan Scholz | Master Carpenter & Furniture Maker When it comes to woodwork for St John Villa Rentals – Stephan Scholz is in a class by himself. Look how he man-handles these massive timbers into place by himself with only block and tackle out of the 16th century. Rock on Stephan!… Read more »

Mooncottages St John Villa Rentals Closest Store

St John Villa Rentals Closest Deli

Coral Bay Peeps Profiles | Calabash Boom Market On your next stay at Mooncottages St John Villa Rentals, stop literally down the hill to pick up what you need at the Calabash Boom Market. The suave and kind Ali runs this very well stocked and clean family business with his wife Maria. Often  they have… Read more »

St John Villa Rentals Market Love City Market

St John Vacation Rentals Love City Market

Coral Bay Peeps Profiles | Love City Market | St John Villa Rentals Life Saver This store is right on the way into Coral Bay and is a life-saver for locals as well as St John Vacation Rentals guests. Mustafa is the eloquent and articulate owner of Coral Bay’s venerable and extensively stocked grocery store… Read more »

Coral Bay Music & St John Villa Rentals Rock

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plW76AuCXckT It’s always gorgeous here in St. John USVI. Taken on April 27th 2018. BUT click the photo. The Coral Bay live music scene in the US Virgin Islands is also so gorgeous and vibrant it will take your breath away. St John villa rentals, St. John restaurants, amazing beaches, great people, gorgeous weather, hiking,… Read more »

US Virgin Islands 1918

ST John in the year 1914: History Lives On

ST John in the year 1914–can you imagine? That’s when Guy Benjamin was born, out on the East End of the ST John. History is everywhere here. There are some wonderful photos from old-time ST John, but this was what things looked like over on ST Thomas to give you an idea c. 1918. Who… Read more »