Reasons Not To Go To Jamaica
by Wellesley Gayle,
That overdue vacation getaway is on your mind, but you are looking for reasons not to go to Jamaica? Well guess what?
We have them! And 9 of them too!
Here we go, starting with...
You've heard, and perhaps read, about the fact that Jamaica has some of the most astounding sunsets in the world - especially observing from the west end of the island!
But that's not your cup of tea - As far as you are concerned, sunsets are probably overrated anyway. If that's how you feel, Jamaica is not for you.
We have a wide range of high end and low end accommodations, some of the best resorts and hotels in the world.
But all things been equal, Jamaica is still one of the most budget-friendly destinations in the Caribbean!
Yes, a declining exchange rate can be blamed for that but makes it even cheaper for visitors coming in.
But if you despise the idea of value, then Jamaica is not for you either.
If the idea of 80 degrees Fahrenheit on a cozy beach chair scares you to death, then don't even think about it!
Leave it to the locals and the others who visit every year to soak it in.
OK lets face with, we all have people issues, but you know what I mean here right? You just can't seen to get along with anyone and you hate the daylight of meeting people.
If so, this is not for you, Jamaica is the country of friendly people and beautiful smiles - perhaps its biggest asset.
I agree, not everything is for everyone, and so it the pulsating rhythms of Jamaica's authentic reggae music affects you in anyway, don't venture!
You have the option of ignoring fun parties but chances are you'll still have to contend with traditional reggae music on the transportation as well as the bars and nightly entertainment at your hotel.
If you already have that locked, then that may, understandably, lower your motivation to visit.
But remember the abundance of tasty tropical fruits you might be missing out on!
The Jamaican culture is an rich amalgamation of cultures, African, Asian, European, and even the indigenous peoples!
That has manifested itself in our language (see patois), our dances, food, music and even aspect of our local lifestyle.
If you already know it - speak the language, dance the dances, cook the dishes and somehow find a way to keep up with latest regularly, then you many not be inclined to visit.
(Watch the YouTube Maroon Dance Video Below)
So you might have heard about...
But perhaps not the majestic Marine Park in Montego Bay, an ecological research with myriads of coral reefs and fish, and the mystical firewater attraction in St. Ann!
But any of these scare you, please don't visit.
You are already stuck in your work/ home routine, perhaps living a 6/10 on a life satisfaction scale - and is OK with it?
Why bother to risk that for a country full of adventure, fun places to go and magnificent sights to see!
If that's how you feel, Jamaica is surely NOT for you.
If any of these 9 reasons not to go to Jamaica resonates with you, please stay home.
Yes, you'll be missing Jamaica's best offerings but that's your good luck - I mean your bad luck :-)
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