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How to Bid on Trips to Jamaica

Every year, many people around the world like to go for a vacation in order to rejuvenate themselves on sunny islands like Jamaica. Planning a trip requires a serious consideration when you have to plan for your budget. Arranging for finance requires looking at several factors like the type of hotels you want to stay [...]

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Jamaican Bikinis

Jamaica, being an island, puts you in near proximity to the beach no matter where you are. To be stylish a Jamaican bikini is a must. Read our guide for more facts and information…There was a time that for both women and men cut off shorts and tee shirts were the chosen beach attire in [...]

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Jamaican Slang Phrases

If you are planning a trip you need to know the language. If you are going to Jamaica, you don’t have to worry as they speak English don’t they? Read our guide for more facts and information.The answer to the above question is yes, Jamaicans speak English. However, they are bilingual in that Jamaicans use [...]

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Jamaican Stone

Jamaican stone is a sexual enhancer for the male. It is also called Jamaican black stone, due to its black stone like appearance. Read our guide for further facts and information…Jamaican stone is used to delay ejaculation of the male. It can be used to solve the problem of premature ejaculation or it can be [...]

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Large Jamaican Fruit

If you would like to put something new on the table, you might try some large Jamaican fruit. The fruits discussed here are staples of the Jamaican diet, but not many Americans are familiar with them. Read our guide for more facts and information…Many of us have heard of the ugli fruit, but have never [...]

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Pure Jamaican Black Castor Oil

Grandma would always say that castor oil was a cure all while she was giving you your monthly dose. Who knew she was right? Read our guide for more facts and information…As opposed to regular castor oil, Pure Jamaican Black Castor Oil is darker and left more unrefined. It indeed is used as a cure [...]

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Ras Howard Henry Jamaican

Ras Howard Henry is a Jamaican dub poet and music writer. His full name is Rastaman Howard Henry. Read our guide for more facts and information…Ras Howard Henry was born and raised in St. Andrew parish in Jamaica, which is in the West Indies. Henry later lived in England and presently lives in Syracuse in [...]

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Jamaican Beef Patty Recipe

As the name implies, Jamaican beef patties originated in Jamaica. See our guide for more facts and information…The Jamaican beef patty is a turnover type of pastry, filled with beef and flavored with Jamaican spices. It may look like a turnover, but is much more savory. The beef patty is the Jamaican form of fast [...]

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Jamaican Fruit Cake

Fruitcake- the most notorious Christmas present known to man. Many people say that they would rather have no present at all rather than to receive a fruitcake. This does not apply to a Jamaican fruit cake however. Read our guide for more facts and inAs fruitcake is normally given around Christmas, it has become a [...]

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Jamaican Jerk Rub Seasoning Recipe

Jamaican and island cooking are becoming popular in the United States. This has led many people to want to know how to make jerk chicken or jerk pork at home. Read our guide for more facts and information…You can find all types of jerk rub recipes. Some of these will include a seemingly endless number [...]

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Jamaican Oxtail Recipes

Looking for Jamaican Oxtail recipes? Want to know what an oxtail is? See our guide for more facts and information…Oxtail is very much as the name implies. It is the tail of a bovine (cow). Oxtail, while not common in the U.S., is a very common ingredient in Jamaican dishes. As these have recently become [...]

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Jamaican Massage Oil

Jamaican massage oil is a natural remedy with many health benefits. For more facts & information about it’s uses read our guide…While many people may think of tropical flowers and sensuous aromas, Jamaican massage oil is not about flowers or perfumes, it is black castor oil which helps alleviate pain and swelling in joints when [...]

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Jamaican Boa Snake Facts

Known in Jamaica as the yellow snake, the Jamaican boa is an indigenous species found throughout the island of Jamaica. To learn more about the Jamaican Boa constrictor read our guide for more facts & information…It is a non venomous snake which reaches and adult size of just over 6 feet. The Jamaican boa snake [...]

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Jamaican Orchids

Jamaica has a wide variety of exotic orchids. For more facts & information about finding these varied orchid species in the wild read our guide…Jamaica is a tropical garden full of flowers, plants and trees found nowhere else in the world. There are over 200 species of orchid which grow naturally on the island and [...]

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Jamaican Honeymoon Packages

Many couples dream of honeymooning in a tropical island paradise and Jamaica fits the bill beautifully. For more info on all inclusive packages and the best Jamaican honeymoon destinations read our guide…Jamaica is closer to both Europe and North America than the South Pacific islands of Hawaii and Fiji so travel costs are less expensive [...]

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Ginger Beer Plant Jamaica

Ginger beer is a delicious beverage made from the ginger beer plant of Jamaica which contains the yeast and bacterium for fermentation. Read our guide for more facts & information…The drink is also flavored with either lemon or lime and has a strong pungent taste. While it is said that the best ginger in the [...]

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Jamaican Christmas Pudding

The origins of Jamaican Christmas pudding are a reflection of the interesting history of the Island. To learn more about what makes Christmas pudding from Jamaica so unique, read our guide for more facts & information…The two primary influences on Jamaican culture are the African slaves brought to the island to work the sugar plantations [...]

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Jamaican Mango & Lime Hair Care Products

Jamaican Mango & Lime offer a popular range of hair products targeted towards those with African hair. To learn more about the benefits and side effects of Mango & Lime read our guide for more fats & information…Most of the Jamaican population is of African descent and they have fine, curly, dry hair inherited from [...]

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Jamaican Musical Instruments

The Jamaican people have a long musical tradition and there are a number of styles developed by different groups living on the island. Read on for more facts & information on Jamaican musical instruments…Most of the musical instruments have their roots in African culture since about 90% of the island’s population are of African or [...]

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Seven Mile Beach Jamaica

Seven mile beach is the longest stretch of continuous powdery sand beach in Jamaica. To learn more about hotel accommodation and water sports at one of Jamaica’s best beaches read our guide for more facts & information…Located at the resort town of Negril, it is slightly less accessible than Montego Bay. There is a paved [...]

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Jamaican Dogwood Bark

Jamaican dogwood bark is a herbal remedy with many purported health benefits. The dogwood bark extract can be consumed as a powder or taken as a tea but is said to have side effects. Read on for more facts & information…Jamaican dogwood bark is not exclusively Jamaican, it is found in most of the West [...]

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Easy Jamaican Dumplings

Jamaican dumplings are a staple of the island’s cuisine. Served fried or boiled, these dumplings can be altered by creative cooks to add spice and substance to a meal. Rea on for more facts & information…The basic recipe is quite simple, but many things can be added to the dumplings to change the flavor. They [...]

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Sandals Negril Wedding in Jamaica

Thinking about getting married in Jamaica? Read our guide for more information on weddings at Sandals in Negril Jamaica…Sandals is a group of high end resorts with hotels all over the world, but few places can compete with Sandals resort in Negril, Jamaica. Located near the famed Seven Mile Beach and the Black River, the [...]

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Fishing in Negril Jamaica

Negril is perfectly placed for fishing enthusiasts of all kinds. If you are planning a Jamaican fishing vacation read our guide for more facts & information…Located on the west coast of the island nation, there are many vendors that offer deep sea fishing excursions. Fisherman can also opt to fish from the shore casting into [...]

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Jamaican Slap Chop

Jamaican slap chop sounds like some new type of martial art that should be making its way into extreme fighting competitions. To find out more about it read our guide for facts & information…It’s a lot less exciting or interesting than MMA competitions. In fact, Jamaican Slap Chop is nothing more than another inane viral [...]

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Famous Jamaicans

Considering its small size, Jamaica has produced some citizens who have done outstanding work in diverse fields. Although these people are well known in Jamaica, many people outside the island nation have never heard of them…This is the story of three famous Jamaicans who in their own way contributed to their nation and the world: [...]

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Jamaican Sorrel Beverages

The roselle is a plant native to the Caribbean that is cultivated for bast fibers and for food coloring. Read our guide to the Jamaican sorrel drink for more facts & information…The Senegalese use the leaves of the plant as a spicy substitute for spinach. In Jamaica the sepals of the plant are used to [...]

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Jamaican Native Animals

For a relatively small island, Jamaica has an amazing abundance of plant and animal life and many speicies are found nowhere else in the world. Read our guide for more facts & information…Colorful birds, insects, fish and reptiles populate the island, but some have been endangered by the introduction of non native species which also [...]

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Jamaican Black Cake

Jamaican black cake is an island version of the famous British plum pudding. It is traditionally served at Christmas and is a rich dark cake filled with dried fruit. Read on for more facts & information…While the British plum pudding traditionally uses brandy to flavor the cake, brandy was not as available to Jamaicans so [...]

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Easy to Make Jamaican Dumplings

Jamaican dumplings are a staple of the the island’s cuisine. Served fried or boiled, these dumplings can be altered by creative cooks to add spice and substance to a meal. The basic recipe is quite simple, but many things can be added to the dumplinMix ½ tsp salt with ½ pound all purpose flour and [...]

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