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 ]

A short guide to Falmouth

A short guide to Falmouth

From the middle of the 17th century until the 1960's Jamaica has been under British rule, and even today the heritage of British colonial times is quite obvious in Jamaica. While that doesn't mean that the local culture isn't powerful, fascinating and unique, there are lots of places in Jamaica where you feel like you're in a tropical version of a small town in the UK. Falmouth is one of these places, which at a cursory glance look like a very well preserved Georgian town. Falmouth is a grea... [ read more ]

A short guide tour to Port Antonio

A short guide tour to Port Antonio

We continue our journey in Jamaica and head 100 kilometers from Kingston, towards the capital of the parish of Portland and arrive in Port Antonio, one of the most important touristic point of the area. Starting with a few key moments regarding the history of this city and continuing with the attractions sites, a short guide tour to Port Antonio is merely trying to stir your interest towards this friendly place, ideal for spending an unforgettable holiday. Hollywood history The history o... [ read more ]

Black River - The Town

Black River – The Town

Close to the Black River we will find the beauties of the Black River – The Town.  This gorgeous place is the capital of St Elizabeth parish and it has the reputation of being one of the oldest towns of Jamaica. We, the Jamaicans are very proud of Black River Town. After a short walk in this charming and old fashioned city you will be able to understand exactly why we have all these feelings. The Caribbean Seagives to this place a special taste, a special look and of course that in the same ... [ read more ]

Discovering the Spanish Town

Discovering the Spanish Town

Former capital of Jamaica till the 19th century, the Spanish Town called Villa de la Vega (city of the plains) in the past should definitely be put on your traveling list as it reveals an interesting mixture of old and modern architectural styles. Discovering the Spanish Town invites you to a journey in pursuit of the most important historical sites of Jamaica, representative for the present development of the island. Historical facts We can speak about Villa de la Vega from 1534 when Govern... [ read more ]

The Historical Background of Negril

The Historical Background of Negril

As a recently discover, Negril represents one of the most wanted cities of Jamaica. With its natural charm it attracts thousands of tourists each year, being a crowded place but in the same time interesting, gorgeous, famous across the Globe, and relaxing. The Historical Background of Negril tells us that this amazing city was born from a lighthouse which was guiding the ships around the Jamaican Wet Coast. The population those days was preponderantly composed mostly of land crabs. Even so the ... [ read more ]

Montego Bay City

Montego Bay City

Montego Bay City or MoBay as locals are calling it is the second largest Jamaican city and the capital of the Parish of St. James, but also the Jamaican capital of tourism. In the last years the city boosted in accommodation services, transport facilities, shopping centers, night life opportunities and many other things that can cross your mind. MoBay is a cosmopolitan town with people around the whole world and an amalgam of traditions and cultures. Here you can experience true Jamaican trad... [ read more ]