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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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Fashion Models in Jamaica Carry Their Culture Everywhere They Go

Photo courtesy of @ChristinaKnight01 Vogue can’t get enough of Saint Models. In an exposé, these young women and men, discovered all around the island from St. Elizabeth to Kingston, explain their gratitude to Deiwght Peters, the founder of Saint. Most of them come from humble backgrounds, never…

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Jamaica’s Paving the Way for Black Models

Photo courtesy of @NakiDepass According to Declan Eytan on Forbes, Jamaica’s leading modeling agency, Saint, seems to be the high-end ticket for black models. Boasting models who’ve appeared in campaigns for Valentino, Calvin Klein, and Balenciaga—just to name a few—Saint founder, Deiwght Peters…

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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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Usain Bolt and his Legacy

Usain Bolt is, without a doubt, the greatest sprinter of all time. Not just because of his running prowess, but because he is a well-rounded athlete that people can look up to, especially the people from his Mother Country. Coming from Jamaica that boasts a population of less than 3 million, the…

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A Culinary Experience

Surrounded by the aroma of earthy spices like cumin turmeric and ginger, mixed with the subtle sweetness of coconuts and fragrant vanilla, it is difficult to not indulge. Jamaica provides a culinary experience like none other, with a history flavored by ethnic groups from around the world. Curry is…

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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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