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How to Experience Jamaica’s Living Maroon Culture

Image by: Joshua Cogan Looking to experience something new on your next vacation to Jamaica? Consider diving into the traditional Jamaican Maroon culture with the Charles Town Maroons in Portland! Heritage and Culture The Charles Town Maroons will welcome you into their living space and community…

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Jamaica’s Rare and Endemic Species—and Where You Can Find Them

Image by: Joshua Cogan Did you know that Jamaica Ranks 5 th among the world islands in terms of endemic life? There are 28 species of birds, 830 flowering plants, 82 ferns, 27 reptiles, 21 amphibians, and 500 land snails that are only found in Jamaica. There are also a few species of bats and…

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Five Great Nature Hikes with Community Guides

Image by: Joshua Cogan Are you seeking an excursion through the rainforest of Jamaica with a knowledgeable guide? Consider taking a guided hike at Holywell Recreation area for an authentic and memorable experience. The Holywell Recreation area, located in the Blue and John Crow Mountains, offers…

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Explore Rastafarian Culture at Rastafari Indigenous Village

Do you seek an authentic cultural experience or ways to immerse yourself in the community and history of a new destination? Jamaica, a small island nation has a big personality and its people of the Rastafari Indigenous Village are waiting to welcome and share their story with you. Engage your…

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Three Exciting Caving Adventures in Jamaica

Image by: Joshua Cogan Looking for more than just sea, sun and sand on your next vacation? If so, consider diving deep into Jamaica, literally, by exploring its wealth of pristine underground caves. Don’t worry you don’t have to be a pro or have any previous “spelunking” experience to take a caving…

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Family Friendly Adventures At Holywell

Image by: Joshua Cogan Less than an hour drive from Kingston, Holywell offers lots of activities for a weekend getaway. Holywell Recreation Area is located in the Blue and John Crow Mountains, in Jamaica’s only National Park. From up here, you can catch a cool breeze and take in breathtaking views…

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