Top 5 attractions in Mandeville

Top 5 attractions in Mandeville

Mandeville is the fifth largest city in Jamaica, and yet it has a peaceful and relaxed small town feel that instantly makes you forget all your worries. It is nestled in the high Don Figuerero Mountains, enjoying a cooler weather than the cities on the coast, and thus it was a favorite destinations of English aristocrats in the 19th century. Mandeville is considered to be a very 'English' town, and indeed its architecture is reminiscent of towns on the British Isles, but still it retains a very ... [ read more ]

The best eco-travel experiences in Jamaica

The best eco-travel experiences in Jamaica

Jamaica has attractions galore for travelers in search of thrills, the beat of reggae, beaches and historical attractions, but it also has a lot to offer to people whose chief interest lies in nature. If you are a greenie who does all that's possible to protect the environment but you still don't want to give up on traveling to minimize your carbon footprint, then what you can do is eco-travel instead of just travel. Jamaica is one of the best destinations in the Caribbean for green travel, ... [ read more ]

The coffee lover's guide to Jamaica

The coffee lover’s guide to Jamaica

If you love coffee, its taste, color and the whole culture surrounding it, then you have surely heard about (and tasted) Blue Mountain coffee. The delicious Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee, one of the most aromatic and exotic coffees in the world, is cultivated in the beautiful Blue Mountain region and sold all over the world. Coffee plays an important part in Jamaica's economy, but its role doesn't just stop there. Coffee is embedded in Jamaican culture just as surely as Bob Marley or rum is.... [ read more ]

Family-friendly travel attractions in Jamaica

Family-friendly travel attractions in Jamaica

Jamaica has long been known as a travel destination for either luxury traveler who tend to stick to high-end resorts, or adventurous independent travelers with partying and indulgence on their minds. If you love Bob Marley, beaches, parties and rum, you definitely won't get bored in Jamaica, but what if you are traveling with your family and you need to find some suitable attractions for your children? Since the most of the above-mentioned attractions are not exactly what you'd want your kid... [ read more ]

How to backpack in Jamaica

How to backpack in Jamaica

Sunny, happy Jamaica sounds like the perfect place for a budget traveler - who needs luxury resorts when there's all that natural beauty and friendly people surrounding you? But as much as a backpacker is open to foregoing luxuries, it is not always possible to travel around a country on a tiny budget. Luckily, in Jamaica's case, backpacking is very much possible, but there are some precautions that a solo backpacker should take in order to enjoy their experience as much as possible. But usi... [ read more ]

The best golf courses and resorts in Jamaica

The best golf courses and resorts in Jamaica

Jamaica is probably one of the most iconic 'laid-back' travel destinations in the world, where life is slow and lazy, you can lounge on the beach and let yourself be lulled by the sound of waves and the rhythms of reggae. But some people travel to Jamaica with more serious business in mind, and we're not talking about rum tasting here. Jamaica is a world-class golfing destination, and many of the most seasoned fans of this sport flock to the sunny island's many golf courses. Some of the best... [ read more ]

5 essential travel experiences in Jamaica

5 essential travel experiences in Jamaica

Jamaica is one of those destinations where you can never get bored even when you're doing absolutely nothing. You just have to kick back, relax, listen to Bob Marley and watch as life goes by. But even if your holiday plans in sunny Jamaica include only lounging and sunbathing, there are still some activities that everyone who steps foot on the island should do. Tasting the authentic flavor of the Jamaican way of life is impossible is you don't try at least a few of the 5 essential travel ex... [ read more ]