If you’re looking to have a peaceful day without leaving Kingston, Hope Botanical Gardens and Zoo is the place for you. The Hope Botanical Gardens, also known as the Royal Botanical Gardens, hail back to Jamaica’s colonial past. In 1873, it was established by Major Richard Hope, who was a commander in the British Army… Read More

Sculpture at Emancipation Park

Nestled in the heart of urban New Kingston is one of Jamaica’s greatest historical treasures, Emancipation Park. It is themed a “Tribute to Freedom” and lives up to its theme visually with an 11ft bronze sculpture, named Redemption Song. The prominent sculpture at the entrance of the park is of a black male and female looking up… Read More

Blue Mountain hillside

The Blue Mountain Peak is the highest point in Jamaica. It’s 7,402ft high and famous for producing some of the world’s best Coffee. Hiking the Blue Mountain, however, is less known as one of the premier activities on the Island. The peak is a natural paradise prized by nature lovers because of the wonderful scenery and… Read More

Ribbiz Ultra Lounge staff

Ribbiz Ultra Lounge is my absolute favorite hang-out spot in all of Jamaica. This is where I go when I want to let loose, and have a good time. In my opinion, the atmosphere is perfect. The music is great, the bar has everything, the food is excellent, and you’ll be hard pressed to find… Read More

Holywell Park in Blue Mountains Jamaica

Located not far away from one of Jamaica’s most popular attractions, The Blue Mountains, is the National Park, Holywell Park. The property is 330 acres and stands about one kilometer above sea level. It is the perfect sweet escape from the hustle and bustle of Kingston City. The property offers 10 gazebos, restrooms, picnic areas… Read More

Wall at Culture Yard in Trenchtown, Kingston

Are you a Bob Marley fan? Have you ever been curious to find out just exactly who helped Bob Marley and under what circumstances did he become the world’s number one reggae artist? Where did it all begin for him? Who was his instructor and who mentored his abilities? Well, if I have fueled the… Read More

Picture of Devon House in Kingston Jamaica

Sitting on 11 acres of property, located in the heart of the country’s capital, Kingston, is one of Jamaica’s finest and leading Heritage Sites. This 127-year-old testimonial was built for Jamaica’s first black millionaire, Gorge Stiebel, the World Famous; Devon House! Devon House is one of Jamaica’s most celebrated landmarks, due to its rich history… Read More

Hellshire Beach Fired Fish in Kingston

At Hellshire you can expect to be greeted by the warm Caribbean Sea, people selling raw oysters (I dare you to try), horse rides, local music and the best fried fish you’ll ever taste! Jamaicans who now live abroad always stop by Hellshire for their escovitch fish fix. Hellshire Beach, locally referred to as just… Read More

Jerkaz Restaurant in Kingston Jamaica

5 Old Hope Road Kingston 6, Jamaica 876-847-3915 876-978-7873 JERKAZ Restaurant offers a good selection of flavourful Jamaican dishes and appetizers including jerk, curry, BBQ and seafood. It opened its doors in October 2014 and boasts some of the most unique style in Kingston, Jamaica. The décor is clean, rustic and quite welcoming. The atmosphere… Read More

Blue Mountains in Jamaica

The Blue Mountains form the longest mountain range along the eastern edge of Jamaica and features majestic scenery. Many people hike or bike through the mountains to witness first-hand nature at its finest. This under-explored area is also the source of the world famous and fragrant Blue Mountain Coffee. The ride up to the Blue… Read More

Bob Marley Museum in Kingston

The Bob Marley Museum is former residence and studio of the legendary reggae singer, Bob Marley.  It is located in the capital, Kingston and was Marley’s home until his death in 1981. It was also home to Tuff Gong record label that was founded by The Wailers back in the 1970s. Today, the house is… Read More