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 ]

Best things to know about shopping in Discovery Bay area

Best things to know about shopping in Discovery Bay area

Discovery Bay is a town in Saint Ann Parish on the northern coast of Jamaica.  There is a dispute as to whether Christopher Columbus first landed in Discovery Bay in 1494 though others say it was at Rio Bueno. The town itself  8 km west of Runaway Bay and 8 km east of Rio Bueno has only marginal appeal. Discovery Bay’s economy is dependent upon tourism and bauxite mining, dominating by the Kaiser Bauxite Company’s Port Rhoades bauxite-loading facilities. Large freighters are fed ... [ read more ]

Shopping destinations in Jamaica

Shopping destinations in Jamaica

Jamaica has all the ingredients for a perfect vacation: sun, palm trees, beaches and resorts for those who want to laze around, and great cultture, exciting natural sights and interesting geography for those interested in more active pursuits. And although Jamaica is officially a tropical paradise, few would say that it is a shopping paradise as well. Jamaica has no Paris or London, but that doesn't mean that it can't give you a fun-filled shopping expedition or two. There are several places... [ read more ]