Category: Jamaicans love to travel

Travel Playlist: Specialist, Street Hustle

Travel Playlist: Specialist, Street Hustle

We’ve all had it happen to us. You hear a song and you’re OK, that was cool. And then you hear it again and again and soon find it stuck in your head all...

There’s No Sorry in Capoeira

There’s No Sorry in Capoeira

To say I’m sore would be a huge understatement. From my legs up to the oddest points in my back are in pain. Even my wrists and left pointy finger hurt. The culprit? Capoeira...

Rebel Salute 2012

Rebel Salute 2012

What started as a concert celebration of Tony Rebel’s birthday has grown into a roots reggae show with the following objectives: To showcase authentic Jamaican culture through music, art, fashion and food. To promote...

Jamaica Fire Water

Jamaica Fire Water

Sprinkled across the island are several mineral springs and baths said to naturally cure all types of ailments from a cold to things more crippling and debilitating. I first learned about Fire Water in...

Chilitos: Jamaican + Mexican Deliciousness

Chilitos: Jamaican + Mexican Deliciousness

I took a break from rice and peas and patties for something a little different. Chilitos, a Jamexican (Jamaican – Mexican fusion) restaurant has been on my radar for some time, from personal recommendation, blog write...

What I’m Doing in Jamaica

What I’m Doing in Jamaica

My time in in JA isn’t just one big vacation. I’m still working…on several projects (a girl’s gotta eat), but taking every opportunity to explore and learn more about the island and its people. There’s...

Happy New Year from Jamaica!

Happy New Year from Jamaica!

Happy New Year — I pray you all enjoyed the holidays and now ushering in a prosperous and fulfilling new year. Last year in Rio was epic! This year, however, I kept it semi low...

Jamaica 2011 Election Results

Jamaica 2011 Election Results

And the (preliminary) results are in… and the People’s National Party has won 41 seats of the 63 constituencies across the island of Jamaica making it Jamaica’s 16th government. The honorable Portia Simpson Miller...

Election Day in Jamaica

Election Day in Jamaica

As I mentioned in my Christmas in Kingston post, today is election day in Jamaica and based on very strong urging from multiple friends and the complex security, I’m staying off the road today...

Christmas in Kingston

Christmas in Kingston

Happy holidays and seasons greeting to you and yours! As we wind down 2011, I hope you all take a moment to reflect on this year, the good and the bad and set your...