Guide to Jamaican Music Culture

Guide to Jamaican Music Culture

The music of Jamaica follows the history of the island; as major changes occurred socially and politically, new genres of music were created as a means for islanders to make their voices heard. To really make the most of your Jamaican vacation, try and attend an event where live music will be performed. Jamaica's music culture is a fusion of elements from the United States (rhythm and blues and soul), Africa, and neighboring Caribbean islands such as Trinidad and Tobago.  Jamaican music's in... [ read more ]

5 essential travel experiences in Jamaica

5 essential travel experiences in Jamaica

Jamaica is one of those destinations where you can never get bored even when you're doing absolutely nothing. You just have to kick back, relax, listen to Bob Marley and watch as life goes by. But even if your holiday plans in sunny Jamaica include only lounging and sunbathing, there are still some activities that everyone who steps foot on the island should do. Tasting the authentic flavor of the Jamaican way of life is impossible is you don't try at least a few of the 5 essential travel ex... [ read more ]

Festivals and Events in Ocho Rios

Festivals and Events in Ocho Rios

 Even if Ocho Rios does not have as many festivals and events as other Jamaican major cities still it has something to say with regards to this subject. The Festivals and Events in Ocho Rios are not abundant, but have a nice flavor and some are quite unique in the country. Jazz Festival The jazz music was born at the beginning of 20th century as a confluence of the European and American music in the South of United States among the African-American communities. In Jamaica, June is known as... [ read more ]

Festivals and Events in Negril

Festivals and Events in Negril

You have planned your vacation in Negril and maybe you are lucky to be part of one of any Festivals and Events in Negril. You will feel amazing in the middle of Jamaican artists and local people singing, drinking, tasting interesting food. Even if Negril does not have a very long history behind its development, its boom showed in the past three decades demonstrated that its influence on the Caribbean map of tourism is huge.  Due to all these, we are proud to host in Negril some appealing festi... [ read more ]

Festivals and Events in Montego Bay

Festivals and Events in Montego Bay

Jamaicans love to dance and listen to good music, to attend parties and go to clubs; therefore you will have plenty of Festivals and Events in Montego Bay to choose from starting with music and sports events and ending with film festivals. These events and festivals spring good spirit and joy and you will feel cheerful and relax. Maybe you can plan your vacation around one of these festivals. Music Events The African Jamfest festival honors the African music every year in October-November. ... [ read more ]

Montego Bay to Do List

Montego Bay to Do List

A cosmopolitan city like MoBay will offer you a wide variety of activities and things to do. Montego Bay to Do List includes sightseeing and tours to take while you will be spending a wonderful vacation. On your list there should definitely be the Canopy Tour, the Bob Marley experience on MoBay, Jungle River tubing safari, a jeep safari adventure or even a Black River exploration. Other good choices are the dune buggy experience, John’s Hall tour.     MoBay Adventures The Cano... [ read more ]

Festivals and Events in Kingston

Festivals and Events in Kingston

As Jamaicans love to dance and listen to good music or attend parties most of their time, you will have plenty of Festivals and Events in Kingston to choose from. No matter if you are a reggae fan or you like more the cultural celebrations Kingston will offer you whatever you are looking for. Before booking your flight, you may want to check the events taking place during you stay so as to plan your vacation around those festivals.   International Reggae Day The most wanted and ... [ read more ]

Kingston Reggae’s Capital

Kingston Reggae’s Capital

Kingston, Reggae’s Capital, but also the capital of Jamaica is and was a muse for many artists. Lord Creator was singing about Kingston in 1970s and in 1990 UB40 covered the song Kingston Town. “Oh Kingston town,/ The place I long to be/ If I had the whole world/ I would give it away/ Just to see, the girls at play/ Ooh, ooh, ooh” renders the true spirit of those who are coming to this wonderful capital and get in love with this wonderful and beautiful city. The city has multiple persona... [ read more ]

Jamaican Events

Jamaican Events

Before booking a flight to Jamaica and plan your wonderful vacation, you should definitely arrange your visit around a great event. You can choose from a large spectrum of Jamaican Events. If you are more into cultural things, you definitely should reserve at least one day for attending a cultural celebration. In case you are a longing for some reggae music, this means that the International Reggae Day will take you to another dimension on reggae rhythms. All this sounds like a fairytale, doesn... [ read more ]

One Week Tour in Jamaica

One Week Tour in Jamaica

If you have only One Week Tour in Jamaica this means that you have to plan your every step carefully and keep in mind all the things that should not be missed. Day 1-2: Reaching Jamaica and Enjoying Mo-Bay When you book your flight make sure you reach Jamaica earlier in the morning so that you do not lose even a moment of great time on this beautiful island in Montego Bay, or Mo-Bay as the locals are used to call it. If you are a backpack traveler, you can easily find a guesthouse where to s... [ read more ]