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  •   We all know the jerk cuisine was invented in Jamaica. Hundreds of thousands of bottles are shipped abroad to quell the world's insatiable need for authentic Jamaican jerk sauce. Jake's Hotel in Treasure Beach is known for using sustainably farmed produce. If it's not in season, it's not on the menu at Jake's. The hotel is located in the pari

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  •   The Melia Braco property is a great weekend escape. Located in Trelawny, about forty minutes from Montego Bay, the village style accommodations is ideal for couples, families and a solo traveller like me. Sometimes, I just don't want to think about food, touring and the other things that come along with planning a weekend escape. This all in

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  •   Talk to a St. Elizabeth local and they will say their parish is the ‘breadbasket of Jamaica,’ a funny, moniker for this parish with low rainfall. Residents are a friendly population of fishermen and farmers who live off the earth and sea. When you come to this part of the island, it doesn’t look like the Jamaica mostly seen in magazines a

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  • Jun 23, 2016

    I've been busy hammering away at my keyboard writing articles about Kingston. As you know, Kingston is home now, but after being away for over twenty years, I am seeing the city as an adult with brand new eyes The first piece is a titled 'Kingston Food Crawl,' in Indulge magazine. I had a lot of fun researching this article. Kingston is magic and grit all

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  •   Bali is a far-flung gateway to exotic and spellbinding wonders. Indonesia has over 17,000 islands spread between Asia and mainland China. Brimming with 246 million people, Bali is the only island that is Hindu in the whole archipelago, and that is a draw for many visitors. The island’s terrain is diverse and is largely volcanic. See cloud kis

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  • Oct 6, 2015

    Jamaica’s busy cosmopolitan capital is often overlooked as a destination magnet. Kingston is one those international cities that is one of a kind. In many places it is an urban landscape that features street art, bustling street traffic, thriving businesses, vibrant people and the other side it’s a tranquil garden-scape, where you can relax outdoors in a

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  • Aug 27, 2015

      Treasure Beach is a wonderfully old-fashioned part of Jamaica. It gets the Jamaican beach town experience without trying at all. Winding country roads, close to zero crime and a community with their eyes on the future for maintaining the same rustic, fishing town amid gimmicky resorts across Jamaica’s north coast. The community is also focuse

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  • During the weekend celebrating Jamaica’s Emancipation I tried to find accommodations. A friend had a performance at the Seville Estate, but that performance wasn’t until 2:00 in the morning. This meant we needed a 3am check-in. We had planned a road trip to Treasure Beach in St. Elizabeth. So instead of driving up to Ocho Rios in St. Ann then back to Kin

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  • Jul 30, 2015

    I enjoyed reading this article on various travel bloggers' bucket lists. Although I have been very fortunate to travel the world, there are still a some places and experiences that I'd love to have.  For instance, I have not touched Africa, yet. I was inspired me to create my own list and share with you.     1. Visit Kyoto, dress like

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  •   The Seville property is 300 years of rich Jamaican history. Located in St. Ann, the property was a former great house and slave plantation. Seville is unique because three ethnic groups have converged on the property over centuries. Archaeological excavations have revealed evidence that Tainos, Africans and Europeans settled on the property.

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