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Whether it is to unwind and soak up some sun, chill with friends or enjoy a family day, Jamaicans love the beach. But these days some beaches are charging for use, and it has upset many people. So, instead of paying to visit Puerto Seco and other privately-owned beaches, we offer 5 beautiful beaches you can visit free!
 

No matter what your skin type, you need protection from the sun. It’s even more critical on this island of sunshine and especially now, at the peak of summer when the sun is at its hottest.

As it turns out, sunscreen is actually super important for you. Let’s explain why.

Seems there is a Bob Marley biopic in early stages of production, according to reports. While it is no doubt exciting that the already widely celebrated story of Marley’s remarkable life could finally make it to the big screen, we can assume many Jamaicans are concerned.

Let’s be real. Jamaica was in the World Cup once, 20 years ago, but our passion for the beautiful game has only grown since. Which means we have to direct all that fervour and energy somewhere.

So, Brazil’s out of the World Cup and you still have all those pesky flags lying around... Here are some ideas of what you can do with them now:
 

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The days are long and hot, and they get really boring if you don’t do anything with them. How many of these have you already done?
 

There is more than a bit of science in cooking an awesome Gungo Stew.  This Jamaican favorite is a creole culture piece, even iconic for foodies.

We went to a jazz concert in Trafalgar Park recently. It was a quiet performance, as that goes, because you couldn’t hear the music until you were at the venue. The cars were parked orderly outside and the audience inside were almost as quiet as those at a speak easy.

Not sure what to do at the end of your meal? Here is a simple guide on how to tip your waiter.

We don’t just have talented chefs; we also have excellent bartenders too. A glass of something when paired with the unique flavour of the island’s local rum makes having a drink in Jamaica a memorable experience. The challenging question when we sit at a restaurant is, ‘What can I get you to drink?’