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The Secret to True Jamaican Jerk

Jamaica. The name instantly evokes an image of pristine waters embraced by immaculate sandy shores, with a year-round welcoming sun and hospitable people. But there’s much more to this humble island of 2.8 million inhabitants. An innate creativity and abundance of natural resources allow for an…

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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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What to See in Ocho Rios: Dunn's River Falls

Ocho Rios is home to many world renowned attractions such as Mystic Mountain, Dolphin Cove, Blue Hole and the breath-taking Dunn’s River Falls. HISTORY Dunn's River Falls is believed to have been the site of the famous battle of "Las Chorreras", fought in 1657 between the Spanish and the English for…

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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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GoldenEye, Jamaica: The Birthplace of Bond

In as fascinating a story as the novels themselves, James Bond has his very roots in Jamaica. Not only were all 13 James Bond novels written in Jamaica, but author Ian Fleming was himself enchanted by the island and called Jamaica his home. Ian Lancaster Fleming of the British Naval Intelligence…

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Water Sports? Check.

Photo courtesy of Jewel Resorts Planted in the crystal clear Caribbean Sea, Jamaica is one of the best spots to get sporty on the water or meet some sea life. If you want to paddle out to watch the sunset or dive down to swim among the fish, we have the perfect suggestion. Jewel Resorts provides…

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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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Where to Stay in Ocho Rios

Photo courtesy of Sandals Royal Plantation One of the biggest dilemmas about travel: where to stay? When the entire trip is left up to the importance of location, accommodation and relaxation—look no further. Ocho Rios is the ideal city for those who want to be pampered, but also adventure. Photo…

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