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Some asking me questions, while others share their unique Jamaican experiences.

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Just recently, Leon and his family shared the experience of their exciting second trip to the island.

Cathy shares the experience of her family's first trip to the island! She exclaimed, "We have fallen head over heels in love with your country".

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First Trip To Jamaica 
My first trip to Jamaica was a wonderful one! At first I was kind of skeptical when I heard of the crime rate. But I stayed in Mandeville which seemed …

Island Hopping In Jamaica 
It's been a while since I last communicated with you. I'll be returning Jamaica,"My Adopted Island Home", December 1-24, 2014. In 2006, my first time …

My first trip to Jamaica - 1988 
1988 was the year of my first trip to Jamaica. I vividly remember the ride to Negril and seeing a sea of blue tarps as almost a complement to the aqua …

Jamaica, the land of my dreams 
Hi, I was born in the Nuttall hospital in St Andrews whilst my father was posted there in the British Army. As my mum starting giving birth on the way …

An Excellent Jamaican Masseur - Michael VanReel 
A good product/service truly sells itself! In this case, it is from a professional Jamaican masseur. One of my most dedicated website fans, Cynthia …

Jamaica I am on my way 
Hi Wellesley, My name is Patricia I am a Jamaican away since 1981 I am on my way back home. I am retired here but for me coming home is not retirement …

The Jamaican Vibe 
It's something you won't find anywhere else in the world. The moment you step off the plane your entire attitude will begin to slow to a easy pace. Time …

Breakfast Jamaican Style 
Not your bacon, fried eggs and toast, that's for sure!!!!! The breakfasts in Jamaica are so hearty, they keep your belly full until dinner time. …

I Met Cynthia - in person! 
Hi friends, meet Cynthia! Cynthia is one of my most ardent website subscribers and friend. I have a good relationship with most, if not all, my …

Jamaica, My Home Away From Home! 
On my first trip to Jamaica, I stayed inside the resort, enjoying the food and the beautiful beach . My 2nd trip I ventured off the resort, but just …

Returning to Jamaica next April!- 12 days this time! 
My husband and I are returning next April. We were there for 8 days last time we are planning on 12 days this time! We stayed in Negril the first …

An Irie Week In Jamaica 
What an irie week! It was my 6th visit to this wonderful island and my husband's first visit to the Caribbean. We stayed in Rio Bueno near Runnaway Bay …

Unique, exquisite Jamaica 
My special, special Island in the sun, Jamaica So many years since I left you, the sunshine, the rain fall, the dew and the beautiful sight of the dawning …

How To Enjoy Jamaica in Two Weeks 
Jamaica is about the most beautiful island in the world! A lot of nature to take in in a week so - give yourself 2 weeks :-) I'm a husband who took …

The Jamainian is returning to Jamaica! 
Hey there everyone.. Just a few words to describe my experiences in Jamaica (Negril). I have been there six times and I am returning in April for my 7th …

I Am Jamainian (Jamaican & Canadian)!! 
So there are a few commercials here in Canada for a variety of Canadian products, for example Canadian Beer. We have a beer called Molson Canadian and …

Your vacation in Jamaica - How did YOU feel when it was over? 
Your vacation in Jamaica Honestly, I never thought that Jamaica would have such an impact on me and yes I get emotional when I see pictures of this …

The Richness of Jamaica 
I am fortunate enough to have visited the island of Jamaica 15 times in total over the past 25 years! My first trip was to Montego Bay , near Doctors …

our greatest vacation! 
Jamaica was the greatest vacation we ever had. We are ready to go back :-) -Margo & Steve Dupre More Jamaica Guest Book Entries Here ||Back to …

I was really adopted 
In May 2010, my two wonderful daughters took me on a trip of a lifetime to Negril, Jamaica! This was my Christmas present from them both and they wanted …

Jamaican Honeymoon 
My wife and I were married in June of 2010. We choose Jamaica because we wanted something tropical, and everyone who we knew that had been on a cruise …

Jamaica Me Crazy MON 
Just got back form our vacation in Jamaica and 7 Days ARE NOT ENOUGH!! Every year, my wife and I travel the world for our wedding anniversary. This …

Jamaica touched my heart 
I've been there 3 times now, and miss it so much. 2001 stayed a week at Sunset Beach Resort 2003 port from our honeymoon cruise 2006 stayed a week …

My best Jamaican childhood memories 
My best child hood memories are from living in Jamaica! The joy of feeling proud to wear pink and blue uniform. The teachers and the principal …

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Wishin' I was still there in Jamaica! 
Just got back from my third week this winter! I could not go this year for our 3 weeks - like we normally do, so 3 one week trips are just as good. …

Memories of my Jamaica trip 
One of my most delightful memories of Jamaica was asking a couple of ladies where to have lunch one day. They indicated a little shack nestled into …

Jamaica is healing 
I visited Jamaica last August (2008) for the first time and just fell in love with it. I knew I have to go back, so I did - this time for a month! I …

Jamaica is the sweetest 
Jamaica is the sweetest, nah true!! I’ve been coming twice a year for the last 10 years. Firstly to Ocho Rios and then 8 years ago I found a treasure …

love the place 
I think that Jamaica is a wonderful place to visit whenever you ever want to go on a vacation. I really love their culture.

Make it Jamaica Baby! 
OMG! This place is amazing, beautiful, and so captivating - I am already making plans on returning in the future! The people are so wonderful, and …

Our Second Trip to Jamaica! 
Our Second Trip to Jamaica! Hello again! Leon is back in Canada and just wanted to let you know that we had a wonderful time on your great island! …

We Love Jamaica, Too 
My husband and I along with our 8 year old grandson had the wonderful fortune to visit Jamaica this year for the first time. We have fallen head over …

I am a Jamaican living abroad. Jamaica is my favorite place on earth and Jamaicans are my favorite people. My favorite sport of course is track and …

The "Magic Cane" 
...the Man answered "Yah Man" and said, "I have been waiting for your arrival. My name is Sanga, I have something for you". We were surprised! "What …

Unforgettable Experience 
I went to Jamaica for my honey moon... It was unforgettable experience. I wish i visit Jamaica again soon. You can find everything. Relax, good weather, …

Great Trips to Negril West End! Not rated yet
So for so many years we come to Negril, Jamaica! We started over 20 years ago at Foote Prints. Felt loved and cared for! Went on lots of wonderful …

Shadows of the Sun (Jamaica Sunset Photo) Not rated yet
Picture of the setting sun at Dump up Beach in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Beautiful! Thank You Corey! To comment on Corey's photo click here .

Is Jamaica Safe (My response) Not rated yet
Hello Wellesley: Thank you for sharing your Island Jamaica with me, Jamaica is a beautiful Island and maybe one of the most beautiful country for visit …

My Jamaican Dream Not rated yet
Hi, I was just here reminiscing and wondering if I will make my dream to live and be a part of the same Jamaican dream, when I read your page. I needed …

Jamaica, Mi Home Not rated yet
Dear Wellesley, My first visit to Jamaica from the United States was in 1978 with my sister Bridgette of Hagley Gap, St Thomas. I have vacation, …

Views From A Jamaican Expat In The USA Not rated yet
I'm an expat who immigrated in 1969 at eighteen with my parents to the USA. I think I could write a book about my more than four decades in the United …

From Jamaican Peace Corp Volunteer to Carpenter on Schooner Topaz Not rated yet
I first came to Jamaica with Peace Corp as woodworking instructor for handicapped boys in the School of Hope in Papine. That was by the University of West …

Why I love Jamaica Not rated yet
Hello everyone my name is Renee Morris and I've lived in Jamaica my whole life, and to tell you the truth there's no place I'd rather be than here in Jamaica …

Two Weeks of Rest and Relaxation - Jamaica Style  Not rated yet
My wife and I flew to Jamaica on March 18th and stayed for two weeks. The first week we stayed at a villa in Whitehouse. It was a lovely place and …

An Irie Jamaican - born & bred there Not rated yet
Yup, I had a great time on my visit, I actually stayed a month long but it was still too short. If you know what I mean. There is a lot of changes …

Jamaica's historical hills and mountains Not rated yet
On my last visit to Jamaica I wasn't too interested in the sea and sand this time. I was interested in the happening in the hills and mountains that …

Preparing For Retirement In Jamaica Not rated yet
Hi everyone. Having moved to the UK from Jamaica at the age of twelve in 1969, I am now in the process of building a house for my retirement in Jamaica. …

Visited Ochos Rios On Cruise Ship Not rated yet
Disembarked the Nieuew Amersteram cruise ship on December 12,2012 to attend a wedding at the RIU hotel on the beach. Very nice spot! I spent only 4 …

Traveling to Jamaica since 1985 Not rated yet
I have been traveling to Jamaica since 1985. My oldest son gave me a trip as a Xmas gift. I was scared almost to death mainly because I had never …

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Jamaica keeps me coming back Not rated yet
There is just something about Jamaica that makes me keep coming back. I started my adventure in 2007 at Hedonism, came back a month later for Sumfest …

We Love Jamaica Not rated yet
Kerry from Canada here... My husband and I have been to Jamaica twice! As soon as the plane lands, we felt like we are home. It was really my dream …

Jamaica - My Dreamland. Happy 50th Anniversary Not rated yet
JAMAICA My Dreamland Editor’s Note This 'story' was sent to us from Dejana, all the way in Belgrade, Serbia! Who would have guessed that Jamaica …

Returning To Paradise Jamaica Not rated yet
We were in Negril, Jamaica in 1998....We had a wonderful time..The people were very friendly and helpful. The food , and weather were awesome!! …

Jamaica: An Adventure Island Not rated yet
The island of Jamaica is officially known as Commonwealth of Jamaica situated in the Caribbean Sea with an area of 4,240 square miles. It was derived …

Jamaica - I was happy to give back to that beautiful country Not rated yet
I' ve spent most of my vacationing years travelling throughout Jamaica. The beaches are beautiful, food is fantastic, and the people are warm, caring, …

Couples Negril was super special to us Not rated yet
This is a vacation of a lifetime! I would go back in less than a heartbeat! The staff treated us like a king and queen. We went day and night snorkeling. …

Summer Holidays In Jamaica  Not rated yet
Simply put, Mid July through early August (15 July - 6 August) in Jamaica is about the best experience one can have -whether you are Jamaican or foreigner! …

My First Visit To Jamaica - but definately not my last! Not rated yet
My niece Jemma has been with her partner who hails from Jamaica, and they decided to get married on the beach at Ocho Rios in April this year (2011). …

The Ackee Tree Not rated yet
A rather interesting fruit, indeed. And, i am told, that if eaten before its RIPE, is poisonious!! I believe that it is told that Sunday breakfasts …

Jamaica - The Island I love so much! Not rated yet
I consider Jamaica my home away from home! The island and the people of Jamaica have really embraced me into their lives and family. I have attended …

The Mineral Spring in St. Ann Not rated yet
What an experience! When I was there in October of 2009, we went, not to the one you are referring to but the the one just west of Ocho Rios. ----------- …

Going back to Jamaica every year since Not rated yet
Growing Up I spend the first 17 years of my life in this wonderful country. I remember planting/selling callaloo and pak choy in/from my father's …

Neya Clarkes experience in Jamaica Not rated yet
Jamaica is as close as it gets to heaven, it is the bomb! I can't wait to go back next month. I try to go at least three times out of the year, the …

Welcome Back Not rated yet
First, have a car prepared to pick you up from the airport to the hotel or wherever you are going. Make sure you bring luggage you can manage with …

Coming Back to Jamaica Soon Not rated yet
What can I say about Jamaica? I love the people, music, food, entertainment and most of all just basking in Jamaica's beauty. I will be on my …

International Car Rental Tips Not rated yet
Need wheels for your next trip outside the USA? There's more to consider than driving on the "other" side of the road. From international driving permits …

A Jamaican Friend Not rated yet
I have yet to visit your fantastic island; I have heard from numerous friends and relatives how much I must take a trip to visit Jamaica. I ran across …

Going to Ochos Rios in April 2009 Not rated yet
Going to Ochos Rios in April 2009 My husband and I are going to be visiting Jamaica next month. Can't wait! We are 25 and are going to be staying …

jamaica worldwide Not rated yet

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