Tag Archive | Villa Olga

Sailing a Familiar Sea

Sailing a Familiar Sea

We are all booked for our February escape from the frigid western Pennsylvania winter. We are once again headed south to Saint Thomas. We might have mentioned that we are staying once again at the resurrected Villa Olga, now Olga’s Fancy.  We both really wanted to spend some time out on the water. You also […]

A Sad Piece of News

A Sad Piece of News

The first time we traveled to the Virgin Islands several years ago we found ourselves at the quirky and absolutely charming hotel at the edge of Charlotte Amelie in the community of Frenchtown. The moderately priced Inn at Villa Olga didn’t sit on a beach or have white-glove service, but had personality in spades. I still […]

Tourist vs. Traveler

  What separates a tourist from a traveler? I like to think it has a lot to do with who you meet on your journey.  A few years ago Amanda and I traveled to Mexico.  We decided to try the resort thing and hated it. We felt cut off from the country we had flown […]