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5 Great Things you Can only Enjoy in Jamaica

This summer will make it one year since I’ve been away from my tiny island – the longest I’ve ever spent away in my entire life. 819 more words


The Fried Fish Epiphany

I was at the Barbados Festival in Toronto last night near the waterfront. There was live music, dance, and most importantly, food. One of dishes being featured that night was ‘fried fish,’ which is a classic Caribbean dish. 221 more words



Some perspective effects could be real.
The landing on Juliana airport in St Maarten gives you some great ones.
On the bottom right you have the Sunset Beach Bar with really pleasant employees who bring you some cold beers and big burgers.


Song Lyric Sunday, Part 2

How did I not see the theme was movie songs? I hereby offer my favorite for its courageous inspiration, Hoist the Colors from Pirates of the Caribbean, At Word’s End… 236 more words

Puerto Viejo.

And then, just over a week after staying in Costa Rica alone to stay put and slowly transition home, as I had written in my last post, “San José,” a switch flips inside of me. 1,237 more words


Cuba - Succumbing to the All-Inclusive Experience

A Blissful Week of Rum, Reading and Relaxation

I consider myself a traveler. An explorer. Not a holiday maker. I get to know a place. I explore new cultures and discover what makes them special. 1,035 more words


Fire! Fire!! Fire!!!

A section of Kingston after the 1907 earthquake and fire (Public domain)

This past week’s fire at Wisynco, one of the largest private companies in Jamaica, and the March 2015 Riverton fire in Kingston that raged for days, causing millions of dollars in damage, remind us that fires are a constant threat. 1,045 more words