15 Best Caribbean Islands for Your Next Vacation

The Caribbean is a region that is known for its beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant culture. With so many islands to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide which one to visit. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the 15 best Caribbean islands to visit in 2023. From the lush rainforests of … Read more

Are these the Caribbean’s best hikes?

Stretch your legs and take a walk: the Caribbean’s magnificent scenery lends itself to exploring on foot. From short strolls to more challenging treks, there’s a route that will suit everyone. Take a look at  our suggestions – are these the Caribbean’s best hikes? Dominica: the Waitukubuli National Trail Not for the fainthearted, the Waitukubuli National Trail … Read more

Port Royal: the city that sank

Port Royal

Port Royal, in south-eastern Jamaica, is today a sleepy fishing village not far from the capital Kingston. It’s hard to believe that just a few centuries ago it was dubbed the “wickedest city on earth”. A wild and hedonistic place To find out why, let’s go right back to the late 15th century, when the … Read more

Jingle All the Way to a Caribbean Christmas

Swap those stuffy Christmas sweaters for a slinky bathing suit this Christmas and jingle all the way on Santa’s sleigh to the Caribbean. It may not be carpeted in snow, but the Caribbean is a winter wonderland in its own way. An infusion of European traditions and Caribbean culture, Christmas in the tropics promises reggae-style … Read more

20 Jamaican Slang Phrases You’ll Hear On Vacation

Though Jamaica’s official language is English, the mother tongue of most — if not all — Jamaicans is Jamaican Patois, or “patwah”.  Patois developed in the era of slavery and is a unique blend of English and several African languages. Many Caribbean countries have their own patois but each one is different! Like anywhere else … Read more

Montego Bay or Ocho Rios — Which Town is Better for Your Vacation?

Clear water beach in Jamaica

Montego Bay and Ocho Rios are two of, if not the most popular tourist areas in Jamaica. These island hotspots have a lot in common that makes them lucrative vacation destinations. There are, however, some differences and unique things about each area that you should consider when planning a trip to Jamaica. Montego Bay vs … Read more