Soggy Dollar Baby Wins at Ring Toss

As we begin our journey through the British Virgin Islands on our Respect in the Virgin Islands 4 trip, we meet a talented young man on Jost Van Dyke. Before he gained the ability to speak, he became a world renown ring toss champion and cup stacking genius. The video above shows his innate talents […]

Jost Van Dyke

Jost Van Dyke is one of the most popular islands in the BVI because of two (arguably four!) reasons: Foxy Callwood and Soggy Dollar Bar. Foxy has done so much to the public’s image of the British Virgin Islands and has his famous bar (Foxy’s Tamarind Bar) on the bay of Great Harbour. Soggy Dollar […]

Painkiller of the Caribbean

What’s a better rum drink than the Painkiller? Nothing. The answer in the dictionary, thesaurus and encyclopedia is nothing. Rum of course is the most consumed liquor in the Caribbean – created from sugarcane and molasses. The Painkiller is a tropical drink that was first made on Jost Van Dyke at the Soggy Dollar Bar in […]

British Virgin Islands Respect in the Caribbean

The British Virgin Islands are Nomadic Gear’s most visited location for adventure at the moment – once a year we island hop around the main central island of Tortola and visit the other large islands along with smaller islands in between. Prices are relatively higher than neighboring countries – compared to the BVI, the United […]

Respect in the Virgin Islands

Respect in the Virgin Islands T’ree is here! Every fall, Captain Becker and his crew of misfits head south to the British Virgin Islands to pillage and swashbuckle with their spicy friend Callwood. The third installment of the Respect series features seven adventurers who sure as hell know where they parked their car. Typically they […]