Top 5 museums in Jamaica

Top 5 museums in Jamaica

Jamaica is the ultimate tropical tourist paradise, with amazing beaches, countless resorts, theme parks and activities, but also a genuinely fascinating culture, history and people. Getting to know Jamaica can take quite a lot of time, especially since there are so many fun tourist attractions to distract you, but once you get to the heart of it, you will be completely won over by the vitality, resilience and variety of Jamaican culture and art. The best way to take a crash course in all thi... [ read more ]

The best water parks in Jamaica

The best water parks in Jamaica

If you like swimming and splashing around, while the Caribbean sun shines brightly on you, then you will probably find that Jamaica is one of the best travel destinations that you could ever find. Most beaches are free and you can laze around for as long as you like, but some people prefer a setting that is more rich in activities, and perhaps with less unpredictable waves. If you crave water-based fun but you don't want to go to the beach, you can always check out some of the best water parks i... [ read more ]

The best eats in Kingston

The best eats in Kingston

For a relatively small island like Jamaica, Kingston is a pretty big city, with lots of things to do. As the cultural and commercial capital of the country, there are plenty of reasons why you should visit it, from museums and monuments to nightlife. And while you are sightseeing in Kingston, one thing that you can be sure about is that you'll get hungry. Like all big cities, Kingston has a huge selection of eateries of every imaginable king, but then again, like in all big cities in the wor... [ read more ]

The absolute best beaches in Jamaica

The absolute best beaches in Jamaica

Jamaica is a stunningly diverse country with culture and history and world famous music, but most people who visit it (except for Bob Marley fans or coffee addicts), are drawn to this incredible Caribbean island by its beaches. Jamaican beaches are the cream of the crop when it comes to beaches in the Caribbean, which is by no means a mean feat. With a over a thousand kilometer of coastline, you can take your pick of famous Jamaican beaches, or wander the countryside on horseback or on foot ... [ read more ]

The historic heritage sites of Falmouth

The historic heritage sites of Falmouth

The capital of Jamaica's Trelawny parish is not the kind of place with a history that goes back only decades ago. Falmouth, small as it might be, is one of the most historical towns in Jamaica. Founded in 1769 and named after the hometown of the governor of Jamaica who helped establish it, Sit William Trelawny, Falmouth hasn't had a quiet time throughout the centuries. The flawlessly laid out streets and quaint Georgian houses of town have plenty of stories to tell about its past, and the ea... [ read more ]

A short guide to Falmouth

A short guide to Falmouth

From the middle of the 17th century until the 1960's Jamaica has been under British rule, and even today the heritage of British colonial times is quite obvious in Jamaica. While that doesn't mean that the local culture isn't powerful, fascinating and unique, there are lots of places in Jamaica where you feel like you're in a tropical version of a small town in the UK. Falmouth is one of these places, which at a cursory glance look like a very well preserved Georgian town. Falmouth is a grea... [ read more ]

Things to do in Runaway Bay

Things to do in Runaway Bay

The small town of Runaway Bay in the northern coast of Jamaica is not the biggest tourist attraction in the country, but it is among the most enjoyable. Although small, tranquil and seemingly uneventful, Tunaway Bay is not far from some of the most exciting attractions in the region. Unlike Negril or Montego Bay, Runaway Bay is far from sophisticated, and despite garnering a large number of visitors it is still the kind of place where you can kick back and forget about everything. The 'town'... [ read more ]

The best horseback tours in Jamaica

The best horseback tours in Jamaica

There are some travel destinations arounde the world that only lend themselves to exploration by car, bike, or walking on paved roads or orderly streets. However, Jamaica is nothing like that - the vast expanses of beautiful wild forests, valleys, plains and coasts are made for hiking, walking, trekking. But if you don't like walking or if you can't walk, some of the most stunning natural beauties of Jamaica will seem remote and inaccessible. Luckily there's a solution: go on horseback! Whet... [ read more ]

The 5 best luxury hotels in Jamaica

The 5 best luxury hotels in Jamaica

Jamaica with its down-to-earth cities filled with the magic of reggae, Rasta and surrounded by natural beauty are like a haven for free-thinking, adventurous backpackers who are capable of surviving on a shoesring as long as the scenery is nice. But if that's not the kind of trip you are looking for, you can still have loads of fun in Jamaica. Those with money to spend, or just looking for a way to use their savings for a relaxing holiday will surely be interested in the 5 best luxury hotels... [ read more ]