Vacationing in In Jamaica?
You know you are on a Jamaican Vacation when...

subscribe here if new
Custom Search




"What is your quintessential Jamaican Vacation sign - the surest way to know you are actually in Jamaica?"

jamaican vacation

I am not involved at all in the tourism business here- outside this website, but I have spoken to quite a few visiting friends and it is always fascinating hearing them talk about what captured their imagination- what will ensure they never forget their vacation in Jamaica!

Jamaican Vacation - flag

And by the way, I am not talking about the beautiful beaches, the food, the reggae music, the landscape and attractions, nor anything like that.

They did mention those too- but there are some rather little things, unique things that, as I said earlier, that stood out for them.

I was told things like:

What is your quintessential Jamaican sign?

Click here to share your story with visitors to this page!

  1. The roadside fruit vendors!

    And it doesn't matter where in Jamaica, they are always to be found, from the dexterous jelly- man to the lady with her fruit basket!

  2. The wandering goats on the side of the roads!

    Its not too bad now I suppose, but also, depending where you are, you may find you have to stop to allow the heard to cross!

  3. The predominance of churches!

    There is one around almost every corner
    [See 101 intriguing facts about Jamaica]

  4. The Sports Craze!

    If you ever visit any of the villages, you will likely see someone juggling a football, men playing dominoes or some boys playing a game of cricket. Sports is an integral part of our culture.

Others mention the distinctive peanut vendors, the party spirit, the unusual windy roads and a whole lot more!

Jamaican Vacation- Anglican Church Jamaican Vacation-Cricket Jamaican Vacation- VolleyBall Jamaican Vacation- Goats Jamaican Vacation- Road Side Fruits

They mentioned all kinds of unique things. What about you though? Everyone had something they stood out for them, what's yours?

What Really Says, "You're In Jamaica!"

Everybody has something special they noted about Jamaica. What did you take back? What is it that really tingles you about this special island?

Please share it with other visitors to this page.


[ ? ]

Have a Picture to Add?[ ? ]

 

Click here to upload more images (optional)

Author Information (optional)

To receive credit as the author, enter your information below.

(first or full name)

(e.g., City, State, Country)

Submit Your Contribution

 submission guidelines.


(You can preview and edit on the next page)

Your Quintessential Jamaica

Click below to see articles from other visitors like yourself...

Jamaicanness 
Big ship in the harbour. There's a welcome on the shore Beckoning you to come and share The spendour this island offer. Trekking over mountain …

chirping crickets in Jamaica -That's why says I am in JA 
Nothing says Jamaica to me like the sound of the chirping crickets at sunset! The very first time I was in Jamaica I had the honor of attending Christmas …

You know you are in Jamaica when you hear ... Not rated yet
The sounds of life in a Jamaican night made by small leaf toads and crickets. The sounds of roosters who don't wait for the sunrise to serenade. …

The Jamaican Characters Not rated yet
I am a white Englishman married to lovely Jamaican woman and have been visiting Jamaica since 1980 when we traveled to Jamaica to visit her family. …

The Smells Not rated yet
Nothing lets me know I am back in wonderful Jamaica, then when I smell a smudge fire mixed with Jerk Chicken, Curry goat, and ganja. Driver, One Stop!! …

Click here to write your own.

Pages Related To Jamaican Vacation

And if you haven't done so, make sure you subscribe to my free monthly e-zine My Island Jamaica Digest (MIJD) and stay with the latest from Jamaica!

Back to Top

Return to Vacation in Jamaica from JamaicanVacation
Return to Homepage from Jamaican Vacation

Like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/myislandjamaica
Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/myislandjamaica

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Articles You Might Have Missed...

Thanks For Reading!
Like What You Just Read?

Please join me in my effort to share the beauty and uniqueness of Jamaica with the world. You can do so by sharing this insightful narrative on the social media of your choice and ask others to do the same (BELOW). 

Need Help?

We have a cherry list of top Jamaican companies that might be able to help you. Please click here to see them, our preferred partners and site sponsors.


Get Exclusive Updates & Tips!

You are also welcome to join my special friends list and receive exclusive updates (like this), tips, trivia and stories from lovers of Jamaica!

facts about jamaica book icon

I'll Gift You A FREE COPY of my eBook, 101 Intriguing Facts About Jamaica - just for subscribing!

Just enter your email & name below:

copyscpe
Top Of Page
Wellesley Gayle
What's New? Click Here to read.

New!
I've created a Welcome Audio.

Just click the Play button below to listen.

Please subscribe here

SEARCH THE SITE



Site Sponsors

jamaica_click_down_here_visit_our_sponsors

Our Preferred Sponsors (below)

(Our Sponsorship Policy)

Luna Sea Inn
Luna Sea Inn Photographers in Jamaica
Wedding Photographers
Jamaican Souvenirs
Best Jamaican Souvenirs Cars For Sale In Jamaica
Cars For Sale

Click Here to Visit Our Sponsors' Page

Did You Miss These?

What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. Two Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipes - Simple & Easy

    Feb 21, 17 11:30 PM

    Two Simple and Easy Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipes

    Read More

  2. Experience Jamaica Golf - Golf with the flavour of Jamaica!

    Feb 21, 17 10:56 PM

    The courses, the weather, the food and the warmth of our people all come together to make a memorable occasion - experience Jamaica golf!

    Read More

  3. Montego Bay Villas - The Choice Villas in Jamaica

    Feb 20, 17 11:49 PM

    Guess where to go? Here's why you should choose Montego Bay villas.

    Read More

  4. The Jamaican Military System - PLUS the Jamaica Defence Force Application Form

    Feb 20, 17 11:32 PM

    A brief background into the Jamaican military system plus the current application form

    Read More


Tips & Tricks For Your Jamaica Vacation!

Jamaica Travel Guide

Click Here To Get Your Copy


Resources


free_money_making_report

Friendly Links


  1. Our Partners & Friends
  2. Catcha Falling Star Villas
  3. Wade Hilton Jamaican Author
  4. The Jamaica Real Estate Guide
  5. Medicinal Herbs-4u.com
  6. DancehallReggaeWorld.com
Interested in becoming a partner? email me here