Blogs

Now that the Cannabis industry is booming worldwide Jamaica has finally come on board. As Cannabis dispensaries start popping up all over the island marijuana has become easily accessible to locals and tourists. Chances are you won't have to travel too far to find one. But there are restrictions from the Cannabis Licensing Authority, which regulates the industry... Read More

Streaming on radio waves everywhere, Lila Ike, Koffee and Sevana have captivated the minds of reggae music lovers with their traditional sounds mixed with an electric modern edge. All three sensations attribute their musical success to their humble beginnings in rural communities and the support and motivation they get from prominent reggae artists. 

We’re deep in summer and for kids that means two things – no school (unless you have summer school, hush y’ere) and boredom. Yep. Kids need of constant stimulation. If there is a single lull in their day it won’t be long before you hear: “I’m booooored.”  To avoid that, we offer this list of activities for you and your kids, from the very young to teenagers glued... Read More

Fifty-seven years after Jamaica became independent we have achieved some major milestones worth celebrating. And you know we know how to do that! With Emancipation Day so close to Independence (August 1 & 6) there are scores of events in these two holiday weeks for you to plan a trip with your friends and family, visit somewhere new and learn more about the... Read More

You have not known what challenges life holds until you have driven in Jamaica. Nothing prepares you for the madness you’re likely to encounter on any given day. We’re barely scratching the service but we thought we would explore what going on the road means in Jamaica.

Proud parents all across Jamaica are preparing their best outfits to attend their child’s graduation. For many, this means requesting days off from work as often these ceremonies are held during work hours (we’re sure bosses get frustrated at this). But these must-attend events mark an important life moment for both parent and child as they celebrate successes and... Read More

Despite the heat, most of us want to have some fun in the sun. Outside offers much more excitement than the indoor activities admired by today’s technologically addicted youth. Back in the day, parents had to threaten children to stay inside. Now they have to chase young people outside. 

Jamaicans don’t display the same level of excitement for Father’s Day as they do for the other parent. Don’t ask why because we don’t want to go there. We simply want to show supportive fathers how much we appreciate all their sacrifices. These Dads deserve our love and our gratitude. Perhaps that will motivate the fenke fenke fathers to give a damn!

We’re not quite there yet, but given the unpredictable heat now we should be preparing for that season we all say we love, Summertime! We shouldn’t have to convince anyone that it’s time to retire long sleeve comfy clothing and reach for your “impy skimpy.”