Category Archives: Jamaica The Basics

All the basic information about spending time on the wonderful island of Jamaica.

Top Tips for Visitors to Jamaica

Top Tips for Visitors to Jamaica
Top tips for your vacation to Jamaica, when you don't have time to read a whole guide book. Easy to follow do and don'ts to make the ...
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Jamaica Recycles Rubber Tyres!

Jamaica Recycles Rubber Tyres!
I was excited to read that an existing Jamaican company based in Discovery Bay, St Ann is going to spread its wings into the recycling ...
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Earth Hour Jamaica 2014

Earth Hour Jamaica 2014
Jamaica is joining the events marking Earth Hour for the second year running and is celebrating the initiative with a free acoustic ...
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Grow What You Eat – Jamaica Part 3

Grow What You Eat – Jamaica Part 3
My Container Garden is sprouting since I planted it up and I am encouraged by the results so far. The large planter that was sown first ...
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Keeping the ‘Green’ in Jamaica

Keeping the ‘Green’ in Jamaica
When I was living in the UK, I had the pleasure of working my allotment for three years which included open land, raised beds and a ...
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Eat What You Grow – Jamaica Part 2

Eat What You Grow – Jamaica Part 2
A container garden is easy to manage and is fun to look after as well as a readily available source of healthy food. Grow What You Eat, ...
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‘Recycle Now Jamaica’

‘Recycle Now Jamaica’
It really pleased me to find about the ‘Recycle Now Jamaica’ project that was launched on the 12th February 2014, at the Knutsford Court ...
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Grow What You Eat in Jamaica Part One

Grow What You Eat in Jamaica Part One
I always plan to grow a few vegetables so that I can enjoy fresh pickings when I want them and be in control of how many chemicals have ...
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When in Jamaica be Conscientious

When in Jamaica be Conscientious
At times you may of felt the victim of a Jamaican assuming that life is a bed of roses 'dere a foreign' (abroad), or got annoyed at a ...
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Smell and Feel Irie!

Smell and Feel Irie!
If the smell of tropical fruits and the feel of cocoa and shea butter make your senses come alive then meet Irie Rock Yaad Spa...
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Jamaican Postal System

Jamaican Postal System
Jamaican Main Post Offices are open between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and offer a full range of postal services. ...
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Hurricane Sandy Hits Sweet Jamaica

Hurricane Sandy Hits Sweet Jamaica
Hurricane Sandy made landfall and hit Kingston in the evening at speeds of 80mph / 125kph and rushed over the eastern side of the country.
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Dengue Fever in Jamaica Continued….

Dengue Fever in Jamaica Continued….
Dengue Fever is still posing a risk to Jamaicans and visitors to the island as the recorded cases of the illness are continuing to ...
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Dengue Fever in Jamaica!

Dengue Fever in Jamaica!
Don't get caught out Dengue Fever is a serious disease that can make you feel terrible for weeks, take precautions to avoid getting ...
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Wow your nails look pretty!

Wow your nails look pretty!
Before I travel to Jamaica I have to find time to get my finger and toe nails ready too.... a tropical climate needs a hot and ...
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