Guide to the Beautiful Blue Mountain Peak, Top of Jamaica

Guide to the Beautiful Blue Mountain Peak, Top of Jamaica

A camper's and hiker's paradise, that's how the Blue Mountains are considered by many people. Located on the border of the Saint Thomas and Portland, Blue Mountain Peak with its 2256 meters is the highest mountain in Jamaica. You definitely need to be an expert to even think about climbing on the mountain. Freezing cold, holding your muscles tight and you begin hiking up to the seven mile trek (10 km). The preferred time for Jamaicans to reach the peak is at sunrise although the 3-4 hour hik... [ read more ]

A guide to wildlife in Jamaica

A guide to wildlife in Jamaica

Like other Caribbean islands, Jamaica is a tropical paradise where countless species of plants and animal thrive. For an amateur naturalist, or for someone who likes spending their time watching nature documentaries, Jamaica has infinitely more to offer than beaches, nightlife and city attractions. There are several wildlife refuges in Jamaica where you can see rare or elusive species, but even a walk in the wild can be an opportunity to come face to face with a few interesting critters. Her... [ 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 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 ]

Theme Vacation: Surfing

Theme Vacation: Surfing

Those who enjoy practicing water sports will be thrilled to find out that Jamaica is the perfect country to experiment Kayak/Kano, scuba diving, water skiing and, of course, surfing. The tropical climate of the country and the warm temperatures encourage many tourists to practice surf while being on vacation. If you are curious to find out which are the most popular spots for surfing, then you might be interested in the next post: “Theme vacation: Surfing”. The perfect seasons to surf If... [ 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 ]

Top 10 Bucket List in Jamaica (Part 1)

Top 10 Bucket List in Jamaica (Part 1)

  Have you seen the movie The Bucket List directed by Rob Reiner, released in 2007 and starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman? If so, you already know what you will find in this post: Bucket List of Jamaica. If not, what are you waiting for? The Bucket List In Jamaica you certainly have plenty of activities and things to do while travelling across the island, but you should definitely do not miss the followings: 1.       Devon House 2.       Jamaican Nightlife 3. ... [ read more ]

Reaching Jamaica

Reaching Jamaica

Once you have taken the decision to spend a wonderful vacation in the Caribbean Paradise, you should find a solution in order to Reach Jamaica. Even if it is located on an island, you have many possibilities to get there either by plane, by boat or by shipping your car. By Plane Book your flight in advance if you want to be sure that you will be travelling on a desired period. Jamaica is one of the most wanted locations of the Caribbean. The Jamaican international airports with daily traffic a... [ read more ]