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Explore Jamaica

Port Royal: The Once Wickedest City in the World

Located at the mouth of Kingston’s Harbor, Port Royal is a village in the southeast part of Jamaica. Port Royal was established by the Spanish in 1518 and was once the most significant Caribbean city which served as the commerce and shipping capital of the Caribbean. After a devastating earthquake...

10 Questions Tourists Ask About Jamaica

If you’re planning to visit Jamaica anytime soon, chances are you’ll have one or two questions that you want answers to before even booking your flights. On our recent trip to Point of View Villa in Montego Bay, Shedale and I sat down to record a “spur of the moment” kinda...

Snorkeling Tours on the Island

The Caribbean waters are home to some of the most spectacular coral and marine life. Many tourists enjoy exploring the water world when visiting the island, and there are many options available. Apart from exploring beaches like Mahogany Beach in Ocho Rios, many tourists opt to go offshore and...

The Story of Gloria’s in Port Royal

Located in Port Royal, Gloria’s restaurant is a popular restaurant that is always ready to serve – no matter who you are or where you are from. The journey started with Gloria Harris, who began selling egg sandwiches to the local fishermen. After experimenting with different dishes in her own home...

Jamaican Accommodation for Backpackers

Backpackers are typically known for wanting to explore and experience a country for its authentic offerings. Jamaica is a treasure trove of unique experiences and rich culture, but the main issue that backpackers encounter is the cost of accommodation. The following hotels, villas, hostels, and...

Jamaica Hotels with Casinos

Until recently, Jamaica had many rules and regulations with regards to casinos, and only resorts and hotels that had obtained special permission from the Jamaican government were allowed slot machines on their premises. I discussed this in a previous article which talked about gambling in Jamaica...

Jamaica Hotels with a Water Park

Many Jamaican Resorts and Hotels welcome visitors of all ages, but some of these resorts are designed primarily to entertain families with children and teenagers. As Jamaica is a tropical island with an average temperature of 80 degrees, nothing is more refreshing, while still being entertaining...