Portland’s Calling

Last year this time, I had received my press accreditation for Jamaica Jazz and Blues, a 3 night concert series held in Trelawny, Jamaica. Shortly after, I was notified that I had won a Jamaica Jazz and Blues VIP trip for two. I was already in Jamaica at the time and brought down one of my good friends, […]
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Christmas in Jamaica: Annual Seniors’ Dinner at the Golden Age Home

I hear people talk all the time about wanting to save the world and make a difference, especially in Jamaica. The reality is, you can’t save the world without starting first with one person… Four years ago, this is what the Lumley family did. It started with their loved one, who is a resident at […]
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Saint International Presents: Color Me High Fashion 2012

Last night, Saint International, one of the top Caribbean modeling agencies, hosted a celebration of another successful year in fashion at Devonshire (Devon House, Kingston, Jamaica). This year, 12 Jamaican models strutted their stuff on the world’s most prestigious catwalks and stand out Shena Moulton landed the September 2012 cover of Elle Italia. Models and […]
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Sam Visits Jamaica: Conquering Dunn’s River Falls

When friend’s got word of Sam’s first trip to Jamaica, they insisted he make a stop to climb Dunn’s River Falls. Now I know many die hard Jamaica lovers out there will dismiss Dunn’s as too “touristy” and have a list of other places they recommend including Somerset Falls, YS Falls, Reach Falls and more. I […]
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Sam Visits Jamaica — Our Montego Bay Villa Vacation

As much as I love and in most cases prefer solo travel, it’s always nice to have a familiar face around, especially on longer trips.  I was lucky to have Sam, the homie from LA, come down for his first visit to Jamaica and our very first villa vacation experience. Here’s how it went down… […]
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Happy 50th Independence Day Jamaica

Happy 50th Independence Day Jamaica! The last (almost) 3 years exploring the island have been an amazing ride. And, this past week of Olympic, emancipation and independence celebrations has been one I won’t soon forget. While Jamaica may not be the land of my birth, it’s definitely a land I love. Things aren’t perfect in Jamaica, but I’m […]
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Five Reasons I Choose Island Car Rental Jamaica

One of the hardest parts about living in Jamaica is not having my car. Because I have no idea how long I’ll actually be here and shipping costs and duty fees are astronomical, my little Honda Civic continues to sit in Atlanta until I return for it or sell it Getting around Kingston and other […]
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