Author: kateandkayla

Scotchies Jerk Centre, Drax Hall, St. Ann, Jamaica

Scotchies Jerk Centre, Drax Hall, St. Ann, Jamaica

Scotchies: one of our favourite places to eat!  I don’t know what else to say, except that everything on the menu is DELICIOUS!!  Our friend Billy took us there on our first trip to...

Turtle River Park, Ocho Rios, St. Ann, Jamaica

Turtle River Park, Ocho Rios, St. Ann, Jamaica

Turtle River Park is a green oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Ocho Rios (more commonly referred to as Ochi by the locals).  Ocho Rios is one of the main...

Whistling Villa, Runaway Bay, St. Ann

Whistling Villa, Runaway Bay, St. Ann

www.whistlingvilla.com pool and lounge area Whistling Villa is located in Runaway Bay, a small town about 20 minutes from Ocho Rios, along the north coast of the island.  Kate and I stayed here for...

kate and kayla’s apartment in Jamaica

kate and kayla’s apartment in Jamaica

Many of you are probably wondering what our living accommodations are like here in Jamaica.  What comes to mind?  A luxurious villa with a private beach or maybe a condo with amazing sea views...

how kate and kayla got eaten by Black River crocodiles

how kate and kayla got eaten by Black River crocodiles

Okay so no we didn’t. And even had we jumped in with the crocodiles, I doubt we would have been eaten. According to our tour guide at the Black River in St. Elizabeth, crocodiles...

The Blue Hole … or at least that’s what Kate and Kayla call it!! Exchange, St. Mary, Jamaica

The Blue Hole … or at least that’s what Kate and Kayla call it!! Exchange, St. Mary, Jamaica

Our friend from high school came to visit us in early February and one of her requests was to go to the Blue Hole, which we have been to once before, because she had...

one love, one heart: Bob Marley Mausoleum, 9 Mile, Jamaica

one love, one heart: Bob Marley Mausoleum, 9 Mile, Jamaica

On our second trip to Jamaica, our friend Billy took me and Kate up to 9 Mile, the boyhood home town of Bob Marley, and more specifically, we went to the Bob Marley Mausoleum. ...

Firewater!  St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica

Firewater! St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica

This was one of our first real “off the beaten track” adventures …. we had heard about a place called Firewater (from a few locals and a website called www.jamaicamyway.com ) – where you could literally...

Evita’s Restaurant, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Evita’s Restaurant, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

“the best little pasta house in Jamaica!” Our first fine dining experience in Jamaica can be summed up using Kate and Kayla’s favourite word: AWESOME!  Everything was incredible – the view, the atmosphere, the...

Green Grotto Caves – Discovery Bay, Jamaica

Green Grotto Caves – Discovery Bay, Jamaica

The Green Grotto Caves are a fun little attraction in Discovery Bay (a short drive from Runaway Bay where we live).  Apparently the name Discovery Bay comes from Christopher Colombus – as this is...