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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Family-friendly travel attractions in Jamaica

Family-friendly travel attractions in Jamaica

Jamaica has long been known as a travel destination for either luxury traveler who tend to stick to high-end resorts, or adventurous independent travelers with partying and indulgence on their minds. If you love Bob Marley, beaches, parties and rum, you definitely won't get bored in Jamaica, but what if you are traveling with your family and you need to find some suitable attractions for your children? Since the most of the above-mentioned attractions are not exactly what you'd want your kid... [ read more ]