Jamaica Blog

Get to Know Bob Marley

As the birthplace of reggae music, Jamaica is home to numerous reggae artistes, who have made their mark on the genre and industry worldwide. The most popular of them all is Bob Marley, the undisputed King of Reggae, whose music has transcended decades. Get to know the legend with these facts from…

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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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What Happened to Dub Music?

Photo courtesy of Kingston Dub Club Patricia Meschino walks us down history lane with an explanation of the rise, transformation, and resurgence of the genre that is dub music. Dub rose to fame internationally in the 1970s as music engineers played with, altered, and looped various instrumental…

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Jamaica’s Got Style Ova Fashion!

Photo courtesy of Reggae Sumfest Reggae Sumfest has come and gone, and we are counting down the days until the next one. Jamaica’s biggest music festival draws reggae lovers from all over the world to celebrate the famous genre. Damian Marley, Bounty Killa, Lady Saw and a bunch more graced 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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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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Meet the People: Peter Lloyd

[gallery columns="5" link="file" captions="hide" ids="641,640,639,638,637,636,635,634,633,632"] A household name in Jamaica and an international star, is one of Jamaica’s finest entertainers. The Meet the People program allows visitor to meet Jamaican locals who share common interest and have an…

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