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Camping in the Blue Mountains: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

A Unesco World Heritage Site The Blue and John Crow Mountains were declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2015 on the basis of its distinct cultural heritage found in the retained secret trails being materialised in the Nanny Town Heritage Route and the associated region. Another criterion was its…

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Experience A Jamaican Oasis Fit For The Entire Family

Something For Everyone Awaits in Jamaica According to findings from the American Academy of Pediatrics, American children spend an average of seven hours a day on entertainment media, including phones, computers, and televisions. Parents are therefore opting for meaningful outdoor and cultural…

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Experience Jamaica Beyond the All-inclusives

(via The Planet D) The Jamaican vacation you know is the one with the four S’s. You know… sun, sand, sea and swanky all-inclusive resorts. Which is well and good for the first time visitors to the island, this is an excellent introduction to the Jamaican culture, people and food in fine style no…

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Why You Should Visit Kingston, Jamaica, in 2018

via WestJet Magazine This metropolis is in the midst of a cultural renaissance thanks to a growing local food movement, major infrastructure investments and a world-class music scene. From the guest rooms of The Courtleigh Hotel & Suites in Kingston, you can catch a beautiful view of the setting…

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Top 5 Heritage Sites in Kingston

Hope Botanical Gardens In 1881, two hundred (200) acres of Hope Estate was purchased by the Government to establish an experimental garden. Fifty (50) acres of the land were devoted to the development and distribution of new varieties of sugar cane, and ten (10) acres for planting teak, Liberian…

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What to Do in Kingston: A Visit to Belcour Preserves

Up the winding hill above the heat of Kingston to a white marker in the road, we were led on a downward path that ended at a gate surrounded by greenery, flowering plants and fruit trees. The fresh cool air of Irish Town at 9am awakened all six senses, including the one that foretells of a good…

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Kingston: A Closer Look at Devon House

Jamaica’s ‘Heartbeat’: Kingston, the hub of the hustle and bustle is the ideal place for the adventurous visitor! The activities in this city are unmatched, and show a different side to the island, quite unlike those found in Jamaica’s tourism capital Montego Bay.. Of all the things to do in…

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Hiking the Blue Mountain Peak in Jamaica

It's about 2:00am and pitch black. A crisp breeze blows the sleep out of your eyes, and you flick on your flashlight. It shines with a dull orange glow, illuminating a fraction of a rugged path. Muscles tight, and bones creaking in the cold, you begin your hike - a seven-mile trek up to the Blue…

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Jamaica's Fun Facts

Photo courtesy of IMDB The Telegraph has collected a few pieces of Jamaica’s history in honor of the island’s 55 th Independence. Did you know that in the 1962 Bond film, Dr. No , Sean Connery and Ursula Andress took a dip in none other than the famous Dunn’s River Falls? But! Did you also know that…

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