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Jamaica Rum Festival 2019: 270 years in the making

There are many things that come to mind when you think of Jamaica: stunning beaches, mouthwatering cuisine, breathtaking sunsets that are as warm as the people and of course our carefully aged, rich and smooth Rum. The history of Rum in Jamaica is a long and interesting one seeing that the Appleton…

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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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Top 10 Pre & Post Reggae Sumfest Activities

Reggae Sumfest is the most anticipated stage show in Jamaica and by extension, the largest Reggae festival in the world. The show has managed to captivate its audience for a whopping 25 years since its inception in 1993. As the show marks its 25 th Anniversary, this year’s event promises to be the…

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What To Pack for Carnival in Jamaica

It's Carnival Season in Jamaica! From January to April 23 parties abound around the island including weekly mas camp, beach jouvert and much more. Take a look at the carnival experience in Jamaica through the eyes of our in-house writer Allana and get ready to hit the road for 2017! To help you on…

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A Run in the Sun- Reggae Marathon in Negril, Jamaica

By Guest Blogger: Warren Brown The Reggae Marathon is an institution and for some runners, it’s a fixture on their event calendar. On my first visit to the event, which just celebrated its 16th year, it proved to be a fun and well organized event with the added benefit of having Jamaica as its host…

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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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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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Fitcation in Jamaica: Actively Exploring the Island

You’ve spent weeks planning your long-awaited vacation. You’ve prepared an itinerary jam-packed with hours of sunbathing, relaxing spa visits and adventurous tours. No doubt exploring the local culture and food will be high on the priority list. Yet you fear the post-holiday bulge as you return to…

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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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