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 ]

Tourist guide to Kingston

Tourist guide to Kingston

In the next few sections we will provide you a short guide to Kingston, the capital of Jamaica. Being the largest city of Jamaica, Kingston is located on the southern coast of the island. The city was established in 1692 ad it faces a natural harbour protected by the Palisadoes. Palisadoes is a long sand spit which  connects the town of Port Royal and the Norman Manley International Airport to the rest of the island. Kingston is the largest predominantly English-speaking city south of the U... [ read more ]

A short guide to Hanover Parish

A short guide to Hanover Parish

Hanover is a rural parish enclosed with green vegetation, and has mountainous terrains and remarkable places. Sir A. Bustamante, first Prime Minister of Jamaica and furthermore a national idol was born in Hanover. Mr. Bustamante’s home in Hanover is formed into a museum and tradition site and is a admired tourist interest. Hanover is perhaps one of the most long-established parishes, at the moment still practices various of Jamaica’s most antique dance moves. Practices Kumina’s and... [ read more ]

Discover the Coyaba Gardens and Mahoe Falls

Discover the Coyaba Gardens and Mahoe Falls

Ocho Rios is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Jamaica, one of those varied and multifaceted places that any kind of traveler can enjoy, from solo travelers to couples and families. Although there are many attractions in Ocho Rios that are perfect for everyone, one of the most notable sights in the area are the Coyaba Gardens and Mahoe Falls. The gardens and falls complex is the perfect place to escape from the crowds and to enjoy the beauty of nature. Walk around the exquisite... [ read more ]

Sights in Montego Bay

Sights in Montego Bay

Montego Bay is one of the undisputed stars of the Jamaican tourist scene, and for many people one of the first places where they end up staying (and visiting) while in Jamaica. MoBay is the second largest city in Jamaica after the capital, Kingston, and since it is close to Sangster International Airport it receives most international flights and tourists. Montego Bay is not a quiet, sleepy place where you can doze on the beach without seeing another soul, but it is the heart of Jamaican tou... [ read more ]

The best natural attractions in Jamaica

The best natural attractions in Jamaica

Jamaica has plenty of historical attractions, monuments, plantation houses and museums, and many of the travelers who visit this sunny country end up staying at a resort to enjoy the beaches and the cuisine, but there is another side to Jamaica, one that has nothing to do with humans and civilization. The natural wonders of Jamaica are as stunning and compelling as any of the other, man-made attractions you could find, and in order to have a well rounded experience of the country you should ... [ read more ]

Jamaica's colonial mansions

Jamaica’s colonial mansions

Jamaica has plenty of stunning scenery, beaches, reggae, sun and coffee, but another great thing that can be found in large numbers all over Jamaica are colonial mansions. Of course, the history behind these beautiful buildings is almost never pleasant, and they are a result of colonial exploitation, but that doesn't change the fact that they are exquisite works of architecture. Jamaican Georgian architecture combiners the elegant lines of Georgian styles with the practicality necessary to s... [ read more ]

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 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 ]

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 ]