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JCE art tour
Worth A Visit

Here’s a guest post from my brother Steve Wilson who spends many days on the road travelling as part of Sean Paul’s management team, but Kingston is his first love when it comes to cities. Here’s his list of 10 things to do when you find yourself marooned in Kingston,

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Jamaica River
Worth A Visit

I couldn’t agree more with this author that there are so many reasons to visit Jamaica and none of them have anything to do with our tourist resorts! “If you are looking for a travel destination that can offer the experience of interacting with friendly people while enjoying amazing culture,

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Worth A Visit

When going up the Black River to view the local crocodiles, don’t miss Sister Lou’s River Stop for the best tasting crab backs in western Jamaica! Black River in St. Elizabeth is Jamaica’s longest navigable river and so named for the dark colour of the water. The water looks black

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Photos from the EdgeWorth A Visit

Thanks to Sydney Wilson for this photo from the edge of Frenchman’s Cove river / pool running out to the ocean…a wonderful place. Though the river water is a bit chilly for some of us Jamaicans, it is absolutely refreshing on a hot day… Thanks Sydney. For more on Portland

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Happening on the Edge 2012

In honour of Jamaica 50, we’re creating a new series of “My Favourite Things to Do in Kingston”. Thanks to Dr. Diana Chen for kicking it off with her top 11 things to do in Kingston. Diana recently left academia and is now embarking on a career as an art therapist,

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Worth A Visit

Here are some photos I took while visiting Great Huts recently. Photos contributed by my niece Sydney Wilson (age 12). Great Huts is an eco-tourism resort in Boston Beach, Portland, perfect for your eco-tourism  vacation in Jamaica! As described on its website, Great Huts is “built upon a 4 plus acre

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Happening on the Edge 2011

F.Y.I. ALL!  We’re now using our YardEdge facebook page to share the myriad events happening around town and across the island that we think are worth checking out. So please “like” our facebook page to stay informed of some of the amazing variety of cool arts and culture “happenings” here in JA. Facebook

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Happening on the Edge 2011Worth A Visit

This summer at 2 Seasons Guest House in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth there will be two events definitely worth checking out. On Saturday, June 18, there will be the Treasure Beach Jazz Escape 2011 which features a scintillating line up of local and international artistes. The line up includes Karen Smith and

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Worth A Visit

Here’s a guest post I did for the Reggae Marathon blog for Negril newbies – those coming to Negril for the first time for the Marathon or for those who don’t know much about Negril. Check it out and let me know what you think.

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Worth A Visit

Here’s part 2 of our two part post on the top 10 absolutely must do things in Portland (or “Porti” as we say in Jamaica), one of our favourite Jamaican parishes. Please add your top spots to our list! Part 1 is here. 5. Have a drink at Geejam’s Bushbar.

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