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A Family Vacation in Kingston, Jamaica

An Aerial View of New Kingston, Jamaica

I traveled to Kingston, Jamaica in July of 2019 with my wife and three young children. We rented a vehicle and stayed in the heart of Jamaica's capital city for seven days - a resort-free trip. If you choose this option, most of your money should go to local communities. Despite the United States Travel Advisory, United Kingdom’s warnings about Jamaica’s...


The Best Beaches of Jamaica: Ocho Rios Bay Beach, St. Ann

The Best Beaches of Jamaica: Ocho Rios Bay Beach, St. Ann

Beach Location

Ocho Rios Bay beach, also referred to as “Turtle Beach” is situated in the town of Ocho Rios on the north coast of Jamaica. It is nestled between Sunset Jamaica Grande on the eastern side and Ocho Rios Cruise...


THE TOWNS OF JAMAICA: KINGSTON

THE TOWNS OF JAMAICA: KINGSTON

Kingston was founded in July 1692, as a refuge for survivors of the earthquake on June 7th which had destroyed two-thirds of Port Royal. Prior to the earthquake, Port Royal was the headquarters of the English buccaneers. It was known as the “wickedest” city in the world because of the riotous life of the town’s inhabitants including the likes of privateer, Sir Henry Morgan...

Famous Jamaicans: Usain Bolt (Lighting Bolt)

Famous Jamaicans: Usain Bolt (Lighting Bolt)

Famous Jamaicans: Usain Bolt, the Sprint Legend

"It's what I came here to do. I'm now a legend. I'm also the greatest athlete to live. I've got nothing left to prove.” — Usain Bolt ...


Jewelry from Jamaica So Nice

History of Jewelry

The word "jewelry" is derived from 1) the Latin word ‘jocale,’ meaning "plaything," and; 2) the word jewel, derived from the Old French word "jouel." The word "jewelry" (spelled jewellery in European English) describes any piece of precious material used to adorn one's self. Jewelry is a universal form of adornment. Jewelry made from shells, stone and bones survives from prehistoric times. It may have been worn as a protection from the dangers of life or as...