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Inside Background
Read the following site about some of Jamaica's Architectural History...
Last edited: 13 May 2006
Jamaica is one small place with a whole bunch of culture. Irish, English...
Last edited: 27 April 2011
Jamaica is not the crime ridden, danger lurking around every corner island that...
Last edited: 21 February 2009
The original Arawak or Taino people from South America, first settled on the...
Last edited: 19 July 2008
Jamaica's two major cities are Kingston and Montego Bay (Mo' Bay). The latter...
Last edited: 13 December 2013
A couple good books to read that are set in Negril, Jamaica are:  1. Banana...
Last edited: 05 May 2011
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), founded in 1955, is Jamaica’s national tourism...
Last edited: 15 November 2010
For more details on the current temperature, wind, and stuff like that you can...
Last edited: 05 June 2013
Visitors to Jamaica who want be among the residents and enjoy the taste and...
Last edited: 01 April 2013
Remember these things, keep a level-headed perspective and you should have an...
Last edited: 22 July 2009
Kingston is the capital of Jamaica and well worth a visit.  There are some...
Last edited: 26 June 2006
While visiting Jamaica, it is a good idea to spend some time in the Ocho Rios...
Last edited: 14 February 2013
For those posting the question and/or concern about an upcoming trip you need...
Last edited: 28 June 2011
Getting married in Jamaica is very easy. Whether you're planning a big wedding...
Last edited: 16 August 2013
Here is a beginning list of ideas and items culled from the "Jamaica...How You...
Last edited: 10 March 2009
US Dollars are widely accepted in Jamaica, and seem to be preferred.  Just...
Last edited: 27 March 2006
Reggae music is the music of Jamaica which was formed back in the I960's by...
Last edited: 27 March 2013
The water temperature of the ocean in Jamaica is almost always warm. The data...
Last edited: 08 June 2011
Many people ask which part of Jamaica, which town, should stay in. This is a...
Last edited: 06 February 2014
Many people ask which of the hundreds of Jamaican resorts they should stay at...
Last edited: 15 June 2014
The following is a short  "primer" on how to keep yourself and your stuff safe...
Last edited: 06 July 2011
When is Spring Break? There is no exact date for Spring break. Spring break...
Last edited: 14 January 2014
While many Jamaicans are far from prudes when it comes to attire, nudity is...
Last edited: 02 May 2014
Common Jamaican Phrases: Hello is typically - Yah Mon (or Man), Respect, Yeah...
Last edited: 30 June 2006
  Airline ticket ATM card Beach attire (bikini, cover ups, trunks, etc.) Beach...
Last edited: 06 June 2014
Inside Transportation
Most people who visit Jamaica arrive by air. Jamaica has three international...
Last edited: 09 June 2014
Definitely try to get out, explore the towns and countryside; experience the...
Last edited: 09 June 2014
Jamaica has a number of forms of public transportation. Private driver Hire a...
Last edited: 10 June 2014
Most resorts have relationships with the taxi companies. If you book your taxis...
Last edited: today
Here's a list of small airlines that operate WITHIN the Caribbean:   Air...
Last edited: 19 December 2006
Following clearing immigration at Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in...
Last edited: 15 May 2014
There are several ways to get between Montego Bay and Kingston. Bus   Knutsford...
Last edited: 28 May 2014
There are a number of tour companies that operate from the Montego Bay cruise...
Last edited: today
Cars can be rented in Jamaica in all of the major tourist centers, the Kingston...
Last edited: 08 July 2014
Inside Things to Do
A perfect halve day trip from Negril is Half Moon Beach. Its only 20 minutes...
Last edited: 01 October 2009
The stretch of Jamaica's North Coast from Montego Bay to Ocho Rios is where...
Last edited: 20 June 2006
To all (American) First time Visitors to Jamaica: Jamaica is HOME to many and...
Last edited: 27 March 2013
There is plenty to do at night in Ocho Rios.  One of the most popular tourist...
Last edited: 06 February 2014
Why have the same vacation as everyone else when you can make your Jamaican...
Last edited: 27 March 2006
Reggae music is one of many beautiful things that can be found in Jamaica...
Last edited: 30 June 2006
The best Ocho Rios shopping was in the crafts mart across from the Soni Plaza...
Last edited: 31 July 2008
Dunn’s River Falls, Fern Gully and Ocho Rios  Dunn’s River Falls, Fern Gully...
Last edited: 31 December 2006
If you're visiting Jamaica and would like to find a nearby school to bring...
Last edited: 27 May 2014
There are countless forms of activities for all ages and interests to enjoy in...
Last edited: 13 May 2006
Hiking Cliff Diving City Tour Live Shows Street Dances      
Last edited: 03 December 2013
A trip to Jamaica's south coast gives a glimpse of the real Jamaica and is both...
Last edited: 27 March 2013
Here's some other ideas that are perhaps a little "less common" than the usual...
Last edited: 10 May 2006
There are no alligators in Jamaica, only crocodiles. The name Alligator...
Last edited: 27 March 2013
Treasure Beach Jamaica is wonderful honeymoon location. It's about a 2 hour...
Last edited: 08 August 2007
Wynter’s Park is the place to be. A very relaxing place, you can also host your...
Last edited: 16 November 2010
Inside Dining Scene
The usual Jamaican cooked breakfast has the standard set of side orders along...
Last edited: 08 June 2013
“American style” flirting or even innocent exuberance can be misinterpreted...
Last edited: 30 June 2006
Many people want to know what are the great mixed drinks that they must try...
Last edited: 08 April 2013
Some favourite places to eat in Ocho Rios For a quick bite to eat: The Irish...
Last edited: 03 January 2011
Lobsters in the waters around Jamaica have their annual breeding season in the...
Last edited: 17 June 2014
Inside For Foreign Visitors
The official currency of Jamaica is the Jamaican dollar (J). Prices at most...
Last edited: 20 April 2014
Accoding to the US State Department webpage on Jamaica, travelers entering...
Last edited: 13 June 2010
Emergency telephone numbers in Jamaica include the following: Police: 119...
Last edited: 24 December 2010
The main language spoken in Jamaica is English and sometimes Patois.  Patois...
Last edited: 24 March 2011
Many people wish to call home from Jamaica. You have a number of major options...
Last edited: 15 May 2014
Every country has its own traditions and rules about what is customary when it...
Last edited: 23 April 2014
Casino Gambling in Jamaica Jamaica offers casino gambling. However, Jamaica has...
Last edited: 03 May 2013
Many items can be purchased in Jamaica duty free, but most countries have...
Last edited: 27 April 2011
Jamaica has both a departure tax and a landing fee (aka arrival tax) for...
Last edited: 09 July 2014
Electric power in Jamaica is almost the same as in the United States and...
Last edited: 19 October 2013
Below is a list of embassies and consulates with offices in Jamaica. Most of...
Last edited: 19 January 2011
Many people ask what the exchange rate is between the currency in their country...
Last edited: 02 October 2012
Water in Jamaica, as a rule, is safe to drink from the tap. You can also...
Last edited: 16 September 2012
Jamaica is well known for its coffee. There are three types of coffee grown in...
Last edited: 15 June 2013
Jamaican rum is one of the largest exports of the country. Although the other...
Last edited: 14 February 2013
Arrival Many people wonder if duty free shopping is available at the airport in...
Last edited: 10 November 2013
BBB    ~ Beaches Boscobel BN      ~Beaches Negril BHV    ~Beach House Villas...
Last edited: 27 September 2013
Seabather's eruption, also known as 'sea lice', is a rash that occurs after...
Last edited: 10 October 2013
One thing that every first time visitor to Jamaica should have a clear...
Last edited: 17 May 2006
Many tourists ask if they should use Jamaican dollars or United States dollars...
Last edited: 25 April 2014