Perhaps the most well-known waterfall in Jamaica is Dunn’s River Falls in Ocho Rios on the northern side of the island. For those visiting the southern or eastern part of the island, there is another natural gem.
The Explore the Elements photo contest is sponsored by Thomas Cook Travel and seeks to find images that best represent the four elements of earth, water, fire and air. I was happy to be nominated by travel photographer Jonathan Look. If you’re not familiar with his website LifePart2, you should More >
When you think of Jamaica, the phrase “ya mon” immediately comes to mind. I assumed this was an exaggerated stereotype of the way Jamaicans speak.Turns out “ya mon” is ubiquitous in Jamaica.
And yes, you can find it in the Urban Dictionary.
In explaining the brief glimpse I got into the local More >
The thing I research the most for any travel destination is the food. I have my priorities straight.
I arrived in Jamaica with a list of local dishes and native fruits to try. I succeeded in tasting them all. I discovered after I returned that one of my favorite foods can be poisonous if prepared More >
I had gotten caught up in a lot of things. I had a constant feeling that I should be working on my growing to-do list.
Some stress was good. Some stress was simply unnecessary. I had fallen back into the mode of creating obligations for myself that did not always align with my priorities. I had More >