December 10, 2018

How to Cure a Cold with White Rum

It's December, you've got a cold and you've tried all the usual remedies, and nothing seems to work. What do...

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December 5, 2018

11 Things I Learnt Living in Jamaica

Jamaica is an island filled with quirky cultural nuances and a rich, colourful language that often left me scratching my...

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November 28, 2018

12 Hours in Kingston, Jamaica

The cultural capital and the heart of Jamaica, Kingston is home to the Jamaican Parliament, the National Gallery, Bob Marley...

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Chicken foot soup
September 13, 2018

8 Weird & Wonderful Jamaican Foods

When I first visited Jamaica in 2014, the only Jamaican foods I knew were rice and peas and jerk chicken....

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41 Fleet Street, Kingston
December 30, 2017

Street Art at 41 Fleet Street, Kingston

  When I first moved to Kingston in 2014 I remember being taken to the Paint Jamaica project . I...

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December 16, 2017

The 9 best Vegetarian Restaurants in Kingston

Finding vegetarian restaurants in Kingston isn't difficult. Despite being a relatively new concept to the Western world, raw food diets...

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December 2, 2017

Firefly House, Ocho Rios

Needing to escape the heat and bustle of Kingston town, we set off over the hills, to the cool green...

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Rasta Man Jamaica
November 22, 2017

10 Things You Should Know About Rastas

I've met some of the kindest, most welcoming and peaceful people to walk the planet since moving to Jamaica - and...

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October 4, 2017

Solo Hiking the Highest Mountain in Jamaica (at night)

Original post 05/10/16 Republished August 2017 Ever had those Friday nights when you're home alone and can't face anymore Netflix? Maybe it's just...

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October 1, 2017

Boston Jerk Center, Portland

No visit to Port Antonio is ever complete without a stop at the world-famous Boston Jerk Centre (BJC).  What is...

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September 29, 2017

7 Amazing Uses For Coconut Oil

Since moving to Jamaica I have become obsessed with coconut oil, it's natural, rich in beneficial fats like lauric acid...

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Reggae Falls -known locally as Damhead, st Thomas, Jamaica
September 25, 2017

Reggae Falls, St Thomas.

For my husband's birthday, I planned a surprise breakfast at Reggae Falls. He looks at me sleepily and I can...

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San San Beach, Portland, Jamaica
August 16, 2017

San San Beach

Visit Beautiful San San Beach on Jamaica's North Coast

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Morant Point Lighthouse, Jamaica
July 30, 2017

Morant Point Lighthouse, St Thomas.

  In the sleepy parish of St Thomas, you'll find the easterly most tip of Jamaica at Morant Point. En-route you'll...

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Jamaican art - Barrington Watson
July 12, 2017

How To Buy Jamaican Art

There is an active art scene in Jamaica, but you have to look for it.  It isn’t underground, it just...

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October 29, 2016

Jamaica Food & Drink Festival 2016

It's hard to believe, with all the wonderful food Jamaica has to offer, that this is only the second ever...

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October 27, 2016

24 hours in South Beach Miami

With its stunning art deco architecture and glorious beach, South Beach Miami is rightfully known as the American Riviera. The...

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October 17, 2016

National Heroes Park, Kingston

A series of moving sculptures commemorates the Jamaican National Heroes. Nestled in downtown Kingston is the welcoming tranquil space of...

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Hellshire Beach, Jamaica
October 15, 2016

Hellshire Beach, St Catherine

A short drive from Kingston Town, Hellshire Beach is a full-on vibrant community centred around rows of seafood restaurants and...

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September 25, 2016

Boston Beach, Portland

Before I visited Boston beach, I'd read so many blogs warning it was hard to find and easy to miss. Neither...

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Fort Clarence
September 15, 2016

Fort Clarence Beach, St Catherine

It's no secret that Jamaica has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. But you might be surprised to discover...

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Fishing boat, Trelawny Jamaica
September 3, 2016

Stewart Castle and Secluded Beach,Trelawny.

My husband doesn't normally bother with my Saturday morning expeditions, but since his birthday visit to Reggae Falls he's wanting...

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August 20, 2016

18th Century Sugar Factory, Trelawny.

It's 4am on a Saturday morning. I'm about to drive 100 or so kilometres to a rural outpost on the...

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Clydesdale Great House, Blue Mountains
August 13, 2016

Clydesdale Coffee Plantation and Great House

From Jacks Hill it takes us about an hour and forty five minutes to reach Clydesdale ruins (there is also a...

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Winnifred Beach, Portland
August 8, 2016

Winnifred Beach, Portland.

About a mile before you reach Portland's famous Boston Jerk, there's a small sign saying 'Winnifred Beach' in Fairy Hill....

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New Hope Great house - once home to the Resident Magistrate of St Ann
August 6, 2016

Minard and New Hope Estate.

I had been eager to find the Minard estate for some time, as I'd heard the great houses were fine...

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Scotchies Jerk Center
July 29, 2016

7 Best Restaurants in Kingston, Jamaica

Jamaican food represents some of the best food in the world and Kingston is a foodies dream. From the street...

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Colbeck Castle
July 23, 2016

Colbeck castle, St Catherine

Situated in open country about two miles north of Old Harbour, Colbeck Castle is surprisingly easy to find. JNHT have done a...

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Close up of Old Harbour Railway Station
July 23, 2016

Old Harbour Railway Station, St Catherine

I fancied checking out Old Harbour as friends live there. Over the last couple of years they have repeatedly mentioned the train station....

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James Bond Beach, Jamaica
June 10, 2016

James Bond Beach, Oracabessa Bay.

Do you like your martinis shaken not stirred? Then James Bond beach is for you. This is where the famous...

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