Look and Feel Young Forever, Jamaican-Style


If you ask Ramsey—former gardener to James Bond author Ian Fleming—it’s easy to live a long and healthy life....

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How Well Do You Know 007?


Ian Fleming published his first James Bond novel  in 1953. The book, titled “Casino Royale,” and penned...

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Saving Jamaica’s Coral Reefs


  When you think about Jamaica, the first things that come to mind are probably the beaches and beautiful sunsets....

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The Best Party in Kingston


What began as a small, informal party in the hills of St. Andrew has now grown into one of the most important dub parties...

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Big in Japan: Dancehall Music


Dancehall music is a descendent and cousin of reggae, and it is often regarded as the direct predecessor to rap. In Jamaica...

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Every Hour Is Happy When You’re Drinking Rum Punch!


Sure, we love our rum-and-ting here in Jamaica, but we can’t deny our devotion for another island staple: Rum Punch....

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The Sport That Just Might Change Jamaica


Bicycle motocross, better known as BMX, was all but nonexistent in Jamaica—until now. Jonathan Gosse, Executive Director...

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President Obama Came to Jamaica! Here’s What Happened.


Image source via WhiteHouse.gov Last week U.S. President Barack Obama visited our beautiful island of Jamaica. And while...

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A Rasta’s Guide to Living Well


Q: “Are you a rich man?” A: “When you say rich, what do you mean?” Q: “Do you have a lot of possessions? Do you have...

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How James Bond Got His Start in Jamaica


Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond series, fell in love with Jamaica instantly. (Really, how could you not?) He was sent...

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Jamaica’s Natural Home Remedies


Walk through an open-air market in Jamaica, and you’re likely to hear Jamaicans shouting out unsolicited solutions...

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Where to Find the Best Jerk Chicken in Jamaica


Chances are you are familiar with jerk chicken, Jamaica’s second most popular export. (The first? We’ll give you a hint:...

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Meet The People Changing Jamaican Music


There’s a big revival of reggae music going on right now, both in Jamaica and around the world, and front and center...

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The Queen Of Jamaican Dancehall Signs


Driving around Jamaica you’ll begin to notice cardboard signs along the roads advertising upcoming concerts. They...

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How To Spot A Tourist In A Rum Bar


Tourists: Everyone wants to be one, but no one really wants to be one. Especially when that means locals can spot you a mile...

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