Best Things to Know about Jamaican Souvenirs, Arts and Crafts

Best Things to Know about Jamaican Souvenirs, Arts and Crafts

Jamaica's tourist industry is growing year by year by the thousands of tourists visiting the country and buying arts and crafts. They spend millions of dollars each year to buy the best souvenirs to their family and friends. Handmade goods are extremely popular on the Caribbean island of course mostly as souvenirs. The use of arts and crafts in Jamaica initially served as a lifestyle of living, producing handmade pots to drink and eat. Jamaican artisans also depicted landscapes and life in th... [ read more ]

Jamaica's Film Industry, Movies Shot in Jamaica

Jamaica’s Film Industry, Movies Shot in Jamaica

American movie-makers always had a strong relation to Jamaica. Its beauty and landscapes attracted many movie-makers to shoot their film in Jamaica, the countries film industry is still growing. It is hard to ever forget Jamaica's beauty if you once saw it, said even Columbus who called the country the “fairest” island he had ever seen. Jamaica's beautiful landscapes, its stunning beauty and nice beaches are very often used as filming locations for many not just American but other mov... [ read more ]

Guide to Jamaican Music Culture

Guide to Jamaican Music Culture

The music of Jamaica follows the history of the island; as major changes occurred socially and politically, new genres of music were created as a means for islanders to make their voices heard. To really make the most of your Jamaican vacation, try and attend an event where live music will be performed. Jamaica's music culture is a fusion of elements from the United States (rhythm and blues and soul), Africa, and neighboring Caribbean islands such as Trinidad and Tobago.  Jamaican music's in... [ read more ]

Tourist Guide to Jamaica’s Traditional Dances

Tourist Guide to Jamaica’s Traditional Dances

Dance is a popular pastime in Jamaica, and travelers can enjoy performances or join in on the dance floor fun. Dance is a part of Jamaican culture and everyday life, and it always has been. Whether European settlers or African slaves, every new Jamaican brought their own native dances, and many have evolved and combined to form traditional Jamaican dance. For most of Jamaica's history, traditional dances from Europe and Africa have been part of feast celebrations and life-affirming rituals. ... [ read more ]

Best Types of Accommodation in Jamaica

Best Types of Accommodation in Jamaica

If you are planning to go on a holiday you have to be aware of every little detail. After deciding where to go and how to get there, the most important thing is your accommodation. Traveling to Jamaica tourist will find a large variety of any type of accommodation. Whether going alone, with your partner or the whole family you don’t need to worry about finding the perfect place to stay. People who would like to spend their holiday in perfect comfort and serenity have the chance to choose fr... [ read more ]

Top Hotels for Dining in Jamaica

Top Hotels for Dining in Jamaica

Jamaica has a number of hotels known for providing outstanding dining. Enjoying the local fare is crucial to having an authentic travel experience. Jamaica offers so much diversity that it'll be hard to choose between all their dining destinations. Whether you prefer familiar and classic dishes or modern interpretations, their restaurants are irresistible. The hotels named below are great options when dining is considered a priority. Some of these top picks have multiple outstanding restaura... [ read more ]