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Spinning® in Jamaica

By Guest Blogger Warren Brown I’m pedalling with no end in sight. As the sweat pours onto my bike, I fight every urge to give up. My legs hurt. Despite my fear of another hill, I keep pedalling. It feels like we’ve been at this for hours, but I’m sure it’s only been 15 minutes and if that’s the…

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Winter Vacation Guide to Events in Jamaica

Hoping to trade snow for sand this winter season? There’s no better excuse to visit Jamaica now than these upcoming events. From local art and music festivals to golf tournaments and more, this Wha Gwaan winter vacation guide has something for the entire family. ONE WORLD SKA & ROCKSTEADY FESTIVAL…

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Montego Bay Shore Excursion

Montego Bay Shore Excursion Your cruise has ported in Montego Bay and you have the day to chill out and do as you please. Whether you hit the beach, stay in the city, or venture to Ocho Rios or Negril, everything is sure to be fun and effortless during your stay on the island. Here are some of our…

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2016 Summer Festivals and Events

From world class athletes to internationally celebrated traditions and music, Jamaican’s never have trouble finding something to celebrate. Jamaica’s summer is jam-packed with live music, family-friendly entertainment, and the Islands legendary Irie vibe. KINGSTON ON THE EDGE URBAN ART FESTIVAL…

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"Cool Runnings in Kingston"

When you think about the island of Jamaica a few things immediately come to mind: blue translucent waters, the iconic reggae music of Bob Marley, and well, the islands affinity to ganja. When most people think about traveling to Jamaica their first thought in choosing a location is the North coast…

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Montego Bay, Your Gateway to Jamaica

Montego Bay, Your Gateway to Jamaica By Staff Writer: Andrea Chase Jamaica’s capital city may be Kingston but Montego Bay is indisputably its tourist capital. This year marks 36 years since Montego Bay, which has been steadily growing in popularity and stature, regained its city status which was…

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South Coast - Part 2

We last parted at Appleton Estate where we were wowed with a wonderful tour and great Jamaican rum tastings. It’s time to hit the road again and take a leisurely drive toward some historical and culinary experiences, mixed in with a little adventure to make for some unforgettable memories. Yes, we…

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Town Guide: South Coast: Part 1

Jamaicans and “Jamaicans at heart” join me on a trip along the scenic, unspoiled landscape of the South Coast For many Jamaicans living abroad, it used to be that a trip home was merely a visit to reconnect with family and friends. Today, however, technology and social media have brought us closer…

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An Insider's Guide to Jamaica's South Coast

Discover the Quiet Wonder of Jamaica’s Hidden Oasis Renowned for its old world charm, secluded beaches and off-the-beaten-path allure, Jamaica’s South Coast is a veritable treasure trove of quintessential Caribbean culture. It is a region teeming with quaint fishing villages and elaborate Georgian…

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Explore further: 6 waterfalls to get you off the resort

Jamaica is rich in its landscape: from lush vegetation, to dense rainforests and mountainous countrysides to the soft, white-sand beaches you’ve come to love about this paradise. Nature is truly Jamaica’s best draw, and we don’t just mean the turquoise waters...venture off your resort, past the…

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