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Stories and Tips Jamaica

A Two-part Story about a Journey from Bolivia to Jamaica

Written by robertfrische on 14 Apr, 2010

Part 1 We were in the middle of South America when disaster struck. I had arrived in Argentina four months ago, met with some friends as we crossed the continent to Chile, and we were now all in Potosí, Bolivia, the highest city in the…Read More

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Caribbean Wedding at Sandal's Resort

Written by inky1 on 07 Jun, 2006

I got married at Sandal's Grand Ocho Rios in November of 2005. Many of the Caribbean resorts offer packages for weddings at deep discounts to get you to stay at their hotel. When I arrived in Jamaica, I stayed at Sandal's Montego Bay for 3…Read More

So you're there - what d'ya do?

Written by CMH4135 on 11 Jan, 2002

~@~@~@~ Where to stay ~@~@~@~ As I have said, there is something for everyone here and I could not possibly do justice to the range in this opinion. The main tourist areas are Montego Bay, Ochos Rios and Negril and there are many websites which…Read More

Tipping is Compulsory!

Written by CMH4135 on 11 Jan, 2002

~@~@~ Hassle ~@~@~ I went to Jamaica expecting a few problems and had none. You hear talk of drugs and muggings and general advice is not to travel alone or at night unless escorted in a group. Only use official taxis. Whilst there, ganja or…Read More

The contrast in the Island

Written by CMH4135 on 11 Jan, 2002

Jamaica, one of the most alluring of the Caribbean islands, lives as a tourist brochure cliché of tropical scenery and shimmering beaches. Its sunsets provide the backdrop for many a romantic picture and the reported laid back nature of the locals with a ready smile…Read More

Why Jamaica DIDN'T Feel Alright

Written by Jose Kevo on 20 Apr, 2002

As you might suspect, my humble abode is filled with momentos from travels through Europe and the Caribbean. Yet I need to look no further than my immediate surroundings for confrimation of the negative slant this journal takes. The only thing visible from…Read More

Enchanted Gardens Spa

Written by kylebarber on 10 Dec, 2000

The spa and gym that is located at Enchanted Gardens has some great strengths and clear weaknesses that earn it a mixed review. The spa features extensive services for relaxation and physical well-being. These services, however, are not always executed well, and I…Read More

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Blue Mountain Coffee

Written by Languedoc on 17 Sep, 2000

Even though I think Kingston is a blight on the human experience, if you can arrange to visit a Blue Mountain coffee plantation, by all means do so. The coffee grown in the mountains behind Kingston is some of the best in the world, and…Read More

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Eating at the RIU ClubHotel– A Full-Contact Sport

Written by Carmen on 22 Feb, 2005

The RIU Club Hotel Negril is an all-inclusive resort on a private beach in Negril. The first question that almost everyone has about an all-inclusive is "How’s the food?" So here’s the skinny on the RIU. The RIU Club Hotel has a buffet (Green Island) for…Read More

The Best Trip Ever!!!

Written by magba on 22 Jan, 2009

We were at the resort Sandals Dunn's River Villagio Golf Resort & Spa in Ocho Rios, Jamacia from Jan 10-17, 2009. From housekeeping to management: The hotel was beautiful with all the Italian influenced stone work and the beautiful carvings of animals in and around…Read More

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