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Dream Weekend 2019

Dream Weekend: Jamaica’s number 1 party festival The green and lush town of Negril located in Westmoreland came alive for Dream Weekend, a party series that runs from August 2-6 annually. This year was the 11 th staging of the festival which builds on Jamaica’s rich culture, music and entertainment…

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Sand Sun and Run Reggae Marathon

What started as a loose collection of runners at Kingston’s Mona Reservoir (also known as “The Dam”), became a club – the Jamdammers Running Club of Kingston, in June 1995. Over the years, the Club has grown both in size (over 100 members) and stature by re-writing the book on road racing in…

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Where to Stay for Reggae Marathon 2018

Reggae Marathon 2018 will be held on December 2 nd starting at 5:15am at the Long Bay Beach Park in Negril. This fixture on Jamaica’s event calendar attracts over 2,300 runners visiting from more than 38 countries. This is complemented by Jamaicans who come together from all across the island to…

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Negril: The Famous Rick's Cafe

I’m sure you’ve seen a sunset. But have you ever experienced watching the sun set at one the best locations in the world? While warm tropical breezes engulf you? While songs from the legendary Bob Marley play live filling your ear with sweet melodies? We didn’t think so. Rick’s Café is known for…

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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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Jamaica has 6 of the 25 Best Hotels in the Caribbean

Deciding on a romantic getaway, friend vacay or a family reunion? Well you’re in luck. Travel + Leisure took a poll to find the favorite hotspots among the Caribbean, Bermuda and Bahamas. Six Jamaican resorts made the list, which is the most of any of the other islands listed. If that isn’t…

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Jamaica is the Ultimate Foodie Destination

Photo courtesy of Salvatore DiBenedetto (@thegrubfather) Jerk, chicken and Jamaica clearly go hand-in-hand. The island has always been a foodie’s paradise overshadowed by the gorgeous sunsets and 7-mile long beaches. In addition to a nice tan, why not take care of your taste buds as well? Ronda…

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Family Travel in Jamaica: Top 10 Resort Kids’ Clubs

Travelling with the family can be a challenging ordeal, with persons of various ages all hoping to enjoy their trip in a unique way. In Jamaica however, that’s no problem, with family friendly resorts offering activities for every member of the family. These hotels offer clubs and programs created…

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