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The Tips For Travellers podcast helps you make the most of your precious vacation time and money with first-hand travel inspiration, advice and tips from travel expert, author, blogger and YouTuber Gary Bembridge.

Mar 2, 2015

In episode 177 of the Tips for Travellers audio podcast, Gary Bembridge shares his observations, tips and advice for visitors to St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. He talks about how his initial impressions of it being an uninspiring America off-shoot too focused on duty-free shopping changed as he explored the island more and engaged with the communities.

In addition to talking about the history, its importance as a cruise port and overall tips he shares his tips on the ten best things to do that includes:

  1. Blackbeard's Castle
  2. Emancipation Square
  3. Scenic viewpoints like Mountain Top, Skyline Drive, St Peter Estate, Drake's Seat and Paradise Point cable care
  4. Beaches, including Magens Bay and Honeymoon Beach
  5. Diving and snorkeling sites and activities
  6. Coral World, the most popular purpose-built attraction on the island
  7. Sporting activities inclusing golf, windsurfing and horse riding
  8. St. Thomas Butterfly Farm
  9. Day trips to nearby islands like St. John
  10. Shopping

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