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  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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  I’m currently working on a Community Tourism capacity building and training program in six rural Jamaican communities as part of my work, along with two other tourism consultants, Hugh Cresser and Dr. Anthony Hall.  (see Expand Consulting). We are going to be conducting training with community persons on how to

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February 15 is the next Jakes Farm to Table Dinner on Dool’s Farm in Treasure Beach.  If you haven’t yet experienced dining on the plains of Jamaica’s south coast, don’t miss this one! For my Jakes Dinner experience see: http://www.yardedge.net/good-food/dining-on-the-plains-an-organic-farm-dinner-in-st-elizabeth

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Here’s a great post about HASHING in Jamaica written by Dr. Susan Lowe, a holistic physician practising here in Kingston.  Hashing is a mixture of athleticism and sociability, hedonism and hard work, a refreshing escape from the nine-to-five. Hashing is a fun combination of running and partying, where bands of

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Join the two Rousseau sisters, Suzanne and Michelle, as they travel Jamaica, interviewing personalities and exploring unique tastes and sites. This week, they visit Clifton Mount Estate and get a first hand experience of what goes into Jamaica’s renowned Blue Mountain coffee. “Two Sisters and a Meal”…. there’s really no better

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  The Spanish-Jamaican Foundation (SJF) and the Jamaica National Heritage Trust  (JNHT) join forces tomorrow, July 12, to formally open the New Seville Exhibit, a world class Jamaican heritage site which further illustrates  Seville’s place in Jamaica’s rich history. The opening will see international representatives and members of the Seville community treated to the

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Happening on the Edge 2013Worth A Visit

JOHNNY OSBOURNE AT ROCKHOUSE HOTEL OUTDOOR ACOUSTIC CONCERT SERIES Johnny Osbourne Inna Campfire Acoustical Fashion Hosted by Tifa and featuring DJ Max Glazer of the Federation Sound System Tuesday June 18, 2013 Doors at 8pm Performance begins promptly at 9pm JA$1000 Rockhouse Hotel & Spa and Pushcart Restaurant in Negril

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The Caribbean School of Architecture (CSA) will be hosting an event this Saturday, May 11 outside the Ward Theatre; “Re-Ward LIVE” which will feature an architectural intervention by students of CSA, street theatre performance (including and open mic) and opportunity for community involvement in creating sidewalk chalk art. The objective is

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Photos from the EdgeWorth A Visit

Thanks to Steve Urchin for these photos of Bob Marley  Beach in St. Thomas, Jamaica. The parish of St. Thomas has some  really nice secluded beaches. They are mostly black sand (which can be hot on the feet) but they are beautiful with dramatic views of the hills which fall

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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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