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Happening on the Edge 2016

This is Jamaica Carnival 2016 Weekend! Check out the list of events happening this weekend to celebrate Jamaica Carnival 2016! Here’s a link to this weekend’s Carnival events:  http://bacchanaljamaica.com/events/    

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General

Here’s an article from today’s New York Times on Jamaica.  It’s worth a read though it sticks mainly to the usual spots…  “I was trying not to slip as I traipsed over the stone pavement in the drizzle at the old fort at Port Royal in Kingston, the “wickedest city

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Worth A Visit

YardEdge welcomes guest blogger, Nicholas Stephenson for our first post of 2016! Hellshire on a Saturday morning is calm & quiet and people are on the beach relaxing. Good time to get there is about 10:30am…and Totie’s One Stop is the place to go. Run by his wife Shine Eye

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Things to do in Jamaica 2015Worth A Visit

  Watching this makes me want to drop everything and run to Port Antonio! Hotel Mockingbird Hill is a lovely boutique hotel in Port Antonio and a true “green” hotel! The hotel has won numerous environmental awards including the Virgin Holidays Most Responsible Tourism Hotel Award for 2010. No air

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Worth A Visit

Here are some photos from my visit to Sturge Town. Sturge Town is located high up in the hills of St. Ann and is home to some of Jamaica’s most charming old buildings, homes and church. Sturge Town was named after Joseph Sturge, the Quaker philanthropist who advocated for the

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Worth A Visit

  So, I was wondering what the big deal was all about. Little Ochi has been around for ages and I hadn’t been in years, so long ago I couldn’t remember if I really had ever been there. It’s really off-the-beaten path for us Kingstonians and you kinda have to

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Worth A Visit

  Here’s a great article from the New York Times describing 36 hours in Jamaica. Also discovering Kingston, the writer sets out an itinerary for a fun filled 36 hours in Jamaica. “Sun, sand and sea: a timeless recipe, readily available throughout the Caribbean. But sun, sand, sea — and

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Film

    If you’re looking for something different to do in Kingston this weekend check out the French Film Festival which is now on in Jamaica, being presented by the Alliance Francaise de la Jamaique.

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Worth A Visit

Here’s a cool new site dedicated to one of my absolute favourite parts of Jamaica – Treasure Beach.   treasurebeach.tumblr.com Be sure to check it out!   Jamaican vacations are largely concentrated on the north coast, but one sanctuary on the rockier, sunnier south coast is leading the way as

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Worth A Visit

Here are some recent shots of Winnifred Beach also called Fairy Hill Beach in Portland. I was in Portland for a few days over Christmas and it couldn’t have been a more peaceful and relaxing time. This is one of Jamaica’s most beautiful beaches. It is open to the public,

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