• For the first-timers … know before you go!

    The world loves to stereotype countries, cultures and people… For those about to embark on their first trip to Jamaica (and even for repeat visitors!) here are some interesting facts we wanted to share, because the Real Jamaica is a whole lot more then just pretty beach pictures on a tourist brochure! For starters, not everyone […]

  • Why I love to eat Ital

    Food is central to travelling and culture, so during my very first trip ever to Jamaica I told myself I wanted to treat my tastebuds in a way that would be unique to my experience on the island. That is the story of how I ended up spending my entire week eating “Ital”. But what […]

  • A Farm in the Middle of a Kingston Ghetto

    We discovered an incredible phenomenon known as “Life Yard”. You may be aware of the Paint Jamaica art & social intervention happening in Kingston’s inner cities this summer… As part of the project, the team discovered an incredible phenomenon known as “Life Yard”. If you’ve been to an inner city in Kingston, you are probably […]

  • Can you pass a Jamaican Citizenship test?

    Test your knowledge in history, politics, sports, entertainment and music from Jamaica. Try to get it all right and score all 35 points in the citizenship test. How much Jamaican are you? Try it now, good luck! Info: The quiz was created a few years ago. So we have to give you a hint for […]

  • PAINT JAMAICA: bringing art into Kingston’s inner cities

    The Paint Jamaica project started in July 2014 when a group of Jamaican artists and a French traveler got together and decided to bring art into the streets of Kingston in unexpected ways and in unexpected places. The idea at heart was to change and revolutionize the relationship between art, talent and society. However, along […]

  • 50 Facts about Jamaica

    A Rasta once gave me a paper with 50 facts about Jamaica – Some general knowledge which is always good to know. Especially when it’s your first time in Jamaica, you should have heard of them. But even if you know Jamaica better than your own country … did you know all of them already? […]

  • Five Food Experiences You Should Have While in Jamaica

    FOOD. We all love it, and – conveniently – can’t live without it. We don’t mean to boast, but there is just something special about Jamaican food, and anyone who has been here can attest to that fact. But if you’re looking for insider information on what we eat on a day-to-day basis, you’ve come […]

  • What to do if you’re in Jamaica for Christmas

    It’s that time of year again. Carols are being played over the airwaves, lights are going up here and there, and there’s this almost imperceptible coolness in the air that can only mean one thing: Christmas is on the way. While the holiday season in Jamaica doesn’t come loaded with all the glitz and glamour […]

  • Can You Really Travel for FREE?

    There are very important reasons why the Travel Industry is looking for reliable Travel Coordinators. One of the major reasons is ‘International Travel Safety’ has become a major concern. The Travel Industry has long since provided a way to help Americans Travel more safely. Again, this is an ancient old method of travel. Even the […]

  • A Music Festival in the Blue Mountains

    The 2nd Blue Mountain Music Festival (BMMF) will be on Feb 21 – 22, 2015. It is a weekend of Jamaican music showcasing established and new artists and dub poets on the first day. Day 2 features rasta and mento drummers, dancers and and other cultural aspects as well as more music. Both days offer […]