Your first, and possibly only, contact with Jamaican “locals” may be in an all-inclusive resort on the sunny shores of this beautiful island. You may go home believing that the Jamaican people you dealt with are the happiest people on earth. I know that I did. Their smiles were broad and they warmly addressed me as “Miss”
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There are obviously many differences, culturally and otherwise, from country to country and Jamaica is no different. Encountering and striving to understand these divergent ways of life in Jamaica is part of the fascinating experience of travel, isn’t it? It only makes sense that things are going to be different when we travel to new
Who would’ve ever believed that something as simple as replacing a toilet or fixing a water valve could turn into a drawn out ordeal? Anybody trying to do it in Jamaica sure will! Remodeling in Jamaica is not for the faint of heart or short of temper. My husband, Rob, and I are currently renting
Every day we hear about the mayhem and heartache of many countries around the globe. We often shrug them off as being meaningless and “just the way it is.” However, the problems are often amplified in a small country, like Jamaica. Struggling with limited resources, a strained economy, rampant poverty and corruption, at times, it seems hopeless.
The very first time I set foot on the island of Jamaica, I felt like a different person. I felt light and airy. I felt relaxed. I had no physical pain. I simply felt happy. And I didn’t really know why. I had the sense that I had come home after a lifetime of moving,