Discovering St Elisabeth

Discovering St Elisabeth

If you have decided on planning a trip to the exotic Jamaica then you definitely must take some time for discovering St Elisabeth. St Elisabeth represents the ideal place for a relaxing holiday due to its secluded beaches, offering at the same time huge opportunities for having fun and being adventurous. Before we exploit the area to the fullest, I invite you to a historical trip to the cultural roots of this wonderful place. A little bit of history Located in the southwest of Jamaica, S... [ read more ]

Discovering the Spanish Town

Discovering the Spanish Town

Former capital of Jamaica till the 19th century, the Spanish Town called Villa de la Vega (city of the plains) in the past should definitely be put on your traveling list as it reveals an interesting mixture of old and modern architectural styles. Discovering the Spanish Town invites you to a journey in pursuit of the most important historical sites of Jamaica, representative for the present development of the island. Historical facts We can speak about Villa de la Vega from 1534 when Govern... [ read more ]

Tips for Shopping In Jamaica

Tips for Shopping In Jamaica

I am pretty sure that you are wondering what kind of shopping tips you can find out by reading this post: Tips for Shopping in Jamaica. Well, you should be aware mostly of the fact that Jamaica is a unique country and whatever you might know about shopping, here this experience will get another shape, another color, another feeling. Basically, it will be totally different, opposite of your previous trials. Bargaining Keep this in mind: here in Jamaica you have to bargain for all your purchas... [ read more ]

Exploring the Jamaican Underwater Life

Exploring the Jamaican Underwater Life

Jamaicais well known across all tourists as a destination just perfect to get familiar with maritime and sea life. Exploring the Jamaican Underwater Life is definitely one of the most interesting experiences that you have to try out in this life. The perception of this adventure is diverse in different stages of life.  You will have a feeling of surprise and wonder if you are exploring the underwater life in the childhood period and a more complex one if you are already adult. As a suggestion,... [ read more ]

Did You Know? – Part II

Did You Know? – Part II

How was discovered Jamaica in 1891 as a touristic destination, what is Ys or Shark Papers, and even how you can get high on water can be discovered reading this new post on Did You Know –Part II. DiscoveringJamaica In 1891 around 300 thousands tourists visited an International Exhibition inKingstonheld at Quebec Lodge. They spent 3 months inJamaicavisiting the rest of the island and being accommodated on new hotels in the capital and houses on the rural areas built by the Jamaican in... [ read more ]

Did You Know? – Part I

Did You Know? – Part I

There are many things about our country, Jamaica not known by tourists. So through this post, “Did you Know?” I intend to bring to readers’ attention some interesting things about our Paradise. Ackee – A Traditional Jamaican Tree The Ackee, named also as the Vegetable Brain is an evergreen tree, quite tall at this mature status of about 10 meters. To its original name: “akye” from Twi language of West Africa, the British scientist attribute a scientific one: ”Blighia Sapida” ... [ read more ]

Black River - The River

Black River – The River

One of the most wonderful regions in Jamaicais the St. Elizabeth parish. This parish hosts the Black Rivertown and the Black River – The River. Black River’s Introduction First thing to know about the Black Riveris the fact that it is the longest river of Jamaica measuring 53.4 kms (33 miles) with a navigable distance of 40 kms (25 miles). The name of the river came from the darkness of the thick layer of decomposing vegetation. The dense vegetation around the river creates a sp... [ read more ]

Dunn's River Falls

Dunn’s River Falls

Here you are in Jamaicaand want to find out which are the most interesting attractions offered by our wonderful island. Well, another interesting, and in the same time outstanding beauty is the Dunn’s River Falls. This treasure offers to its visitors a climbing experience of 600 feet (approx. 182 m). Locals and tourist come here each year to see this amazing natural splendor. Falls’ Introduction Located near Ocho Rios, Dunn’sRiversFallsis known as being one of the most visited natura... [ read more ]

Dolphin Cove

Dolphin Cove

Dolphins, joy, happiness, games, natural sea environment can all be seen and met in Jamaica at Dolphin Cove, the world’s largest dolphin lagoon. Here you will have the opportunity to swim with dolphins, to feed them, to talk to them, to play different games, and what is most important is that you will feel the love of these gorgeous dolphins. Do you remember Flipper casting on TV show with the same name? Now you can check if the movie gives to its public and fans a right image about dolph... [ read more ]