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Hope Botanical Gardens in Kingston, Jamaica
If you’re looking to have a peaceful day without leaving Kingston, Hope Botanical Gardens and Zoo is the place for you. The Hope Botanical Gardens, also known as the Royal Botanical Gardens, hail back to Jamaica’s colonial past. In 1873, it was established by Major Richard Hope, who was a commander in the British Army. […]
Emancipation Park in Kingston, Jamaica
Nestled in the heart of urban New Kingston is one of Jamaica’s greatest historical treasures, Emancipation Park. It is themed a “Tribute to Freedom” and lives up to its theme visually with an 11ft bronze sculpture, named Redemption Song. The prominent sculpture at the entrance of the park is of a black male and female looking up […]
Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay
The Sam Sharpe Square, located in the center of Downtown Montego Bay, gives visitors a historical snapshot of Jamaica during the 1800s. It was originally named Charles Square, but was later renamed in honor of Sam Sharpe, a Jamaican National hero, and anti-slavery activist. The main attraction to the area is the monument, commemorating the […]
Margaritaville Ocho Rios
Margaritaville in Ocho Rios is one of a franchise of excellent beachfront bar and grill attractions created by multi-millionaire Jimmy Buffet. They have somehow been able to maintain a high standard and yet keep the feel, rustic and unforced. Margaritaville is a lounger’s or thrill-seeker’s paradise so choose one or sample both: everything is available here. […]
Margaritaville Bar & Grill in Negril
Margaritaville Negril is multi-millionaire Jimmy Buffet’s ultimate dream of a beachfront bar and grill experience. This, now world-renowned, franchise began as a hippy haunt in the 1960’s and has been thrilling visitors to the island ever since. Margaritaville Negril is a brisk 1hr and 27min drive from Montego Bay’s International Airport and is ideally located […]
Scotchies Jerk Center in Ocho Rios
Scotchies Ocho Rios is a jerk center par excellence. Whether you’re just in the mood for some jerk, or you’re looking for a scrumptious pit stop along the way, Scotchies is sure to delight. It’s strategically located on the way to or from various popular attractions and is the perfect compliment to a day of touristy […]
Blue Mountain Hiking
The Blue Mountain Peak is the highest point in Jamaica. It’s 7,402ft high and famous for producing some of the world’s best Coffee. Hiking the Blue Mountain, however, is less known as one of the premier activities on the Island. The peak is a natural paradise prized by nature lovers because of the wonderful scenery and […]
Seven Mile Beach in Negril
The iconic Seven Mile Beach in Negril is perhaps the best example of an ideal tropical setting. As the name suggests the beach goes on and on and is loaded with activities and attractions that are sure to delight. The Seven Mile Beach in Negril is a 1hr and 28mins drive from the nearest international […]
Treasure Beach in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica
Treasure Beach in St. Elizabeth lives up to its name as a gem on Jamaica’s south coast. Its idyllic scenery, its long six mile stretch of golden sand and, most importantly, its authentic Jamaican vibe, takes this beach into the top five best-kept secrets on the island. Treasure Beach is a winding 2hrs and 25mins […]
Konoko Falls and Park in Ocho Rios, Jamaica
I went to Konoko Falls in Ocho Rios to celebrate my daughters 7th birthday. Two weeks before, I had never even heard of this place, which is surprising since I spent much of my childhood exploring the parish of St. Ann. In a conversation with a friend, they mentioned that a local business person had […]
The Best Beaches in Jamaica | Top 5 Jamaica Beaches
Narrowing down the best beaches in Jamaica is an extremely difficult task. With over 55 beaches that are perfect in their own way, it’s difficult to narrow down a top 5 list. But below, I’ll share my favorites from different parts of Jamaica. This way if you’re visiting, it’s likely that you’ll be staying close enough […]
The Top 6 Best Beaches in Negril
If you don’t already know, let me be the first to tell you that Negril has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. To be fair, there are beautiful beaches all over Jamaica. So you can argue that there are many other beaches on the island that are just as nice. But from […]
The Top 5 Best Beaches in Montego Bay
One sad thing about Montego Bay is that most of the nice beaches have all-inclusive hotels built on them. So unless you’re staying at the hotel, you won’t have access. But if you’re not staying in an all-inclusive or beach-front hotel, there are still a few places you can go and have a great beach […]
Is Jamaica The Best Place To Smoke Weed in The World? (Short Video)
This short video was created by two friends who traveled from Amsterdam to Jamaica and decided to try out some real Jamaican Ganja. Follow them on their journey as they get high in Jamaica, and experience a little bit of the culture. Share your thoughts in the comments below…
The Top 5 Best Beaches in Ocho Rios
With so many inland attractions in Ocho Rios, it’s easy to forget about its lovely coastline and miles of beautiful beaches. If you’re ever in Ocho Rios, and want to spend the day relaxing in the sun with the Caribbean Sea at your feet, choose one of the following beaches that will ensure that you get […]
The Best Beaches in Ocho Rios | Top 5 Ocho Rios Beaches
With so many inland attractions in Ocho Rios, it’s easy to forget about its lovely coastline and miles of beautiful beaches. If you’re ever in Ocho Rios, and want to spend the day relaxing in the sun with the Caribbean Sea at your feet, choose one of the following beaches that will ensure that you get […]