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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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Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Rhyme—Jamaica, It’s Bobsled Time!

Photo courtesy of Rainforest Adventures Remember the 1993 Disney movie, Cool Runnings ? Where a group of unlikely Jamaicans band together to form the island’s first ever bobsled team. Whether you do or don’t, that story was based on true events! In 1988, Jamaica attended their first Winter Olympics…

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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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The Name is Eye, GoldenEye

Photo of Lagoon Cottage courtesy of GoldenEye Megan Hallinan of Got To Be Gourmet gave an in-depth look at her stay at the famed GoldenEye in Orcabessa Bay. Swooning at the James Bond relation, Megan and her husband stayed in one of the Lagoon Cottages. Photo courtesy of GoldenEye “There were lots…

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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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Jamaica's Coolest Hotel Rooms

From budget to luxury, there’s a hotel room for all tastes in Jamaica. But instead of the classic hotel room, we found some of the more unique hotel rooms on this island paradise. Tree-houses, tablets, personal laundry service … here are some of Jamaica’s coolest hotel rooms Planning a Trip? Speak…

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A Jamaican Proposal

Jamaica is the island of enchantment, a place for the romantic to find dreamy vistas, and beautiful surroundings. From the seduction of nature to the elegance and intimacy of couples resorts, Jamaica has everything for those in love. It’s the ideal place to begin a new chapter together by proposing…

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Sportsmanship – Island Style

By Guest Blogger Warren Brown They say that good sportsmanship involves treating each other with respect. It is also about supporting one another, and helping to conquer someone’s athletic goals. I was introduced to the incredible power of positive sportsmanship during the inaugural Spinning® Escape…

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