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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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  • As we walked, Clarence, our guide pointed out fruit trees, got down and picked leaves and vines and told us about the medicinal properties of each of them. Some of which he learnt from the Maroons. He showed us a steep secret pathway to Daddy’s Rock in the rural village of Woodside. The quiet village of Woodside, St. Mary is replete with history. On

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  • May 1, 2015

        Funding your long terms travel plans does require planning. Unless you are funding your own way with savings, you will need a job to pay for your travels. Here a few positions to consider.   ESL Teacher     Teaching English abroad is a popular job. Many countries are desperate to hire teachers with or

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  • Apr 20, 2015

      “Watch it browning!” yelled the smiling handcart man as the wheel of the wooden cart narrowly missed my ankle. My toes were snug against the blue tarp laden with green bananas. There was nowhere else for me to go and make room for him. So I sidestepped between the bananas and yams straddling the produce until he passed. The handcart man nod

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