March 9, 2023
50 Great Jamaican Women and their Contributions

Here are 50 great, powerful and inspiring Jamaican women who have made significant contributions to the island and the world.

Read More
February 27, 2023
Lost in Time Festival - The Live Reggae Music Show Jamaica Needed

Lost in Time Festival 2023 by Jamaican Artist, Protoje, was the Reggae Concert Jamaica Needed!

Read More
February 25, 2023
Why do Jamaicans Celebrate Carnival?

Carnival in the Caribbean is an explosion of color, music, and culture. It's a time to let loose, forget your worries, and celebrate life in all its glory. From Trinidad to Jamaica to Barbados, Carnival is a beloved tradition that brings people together from all walks of life.

The festivities typically start in January and continue through March, with each island putting its own unique spin on the celebration. You can expect to see stunning costumes, elaborate parades, and a soundtrack of calypso and soca music that will have you dancing all night long.

Whether you're a seasoned Carnival-goer or a first-time visitor, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Sample delicious Caribbean cuisine, watch as masquerade bands parade through the streets, or join in the revelry yourself and dance until dawn.

Carnival in the Caribbean is a one-of-a-kind experience that you won't soon forget. Come for the music, stay for the culture, and leave with memories that will last a lifetime.

Read More
December 6, 2022
Miss Jamaica World 2022 is Medical Student - Shanique Singh

25-Year-Old Jamaican Shanique Singh earns the Miss Jamaica World Beauty Contest crown and prepares to represent our likkle and tallawah country globally!

Read More
November 28, 2022
Blue Mountains🇯🇲 Hike up the Island's Highest Peak 🇯🇲

Visit Jamaica's highest peak. The Blue Mountains is certainly the picturesque place to tour!

Read More
February 23, 2023
Jamaican 'Otaheite' Apples

History of Otaheite Apple Otaheite apple, also known as Malay apple or Jamaican apple, is a tropical fruit that is believed to be native to the Malay Archipelago, which includes Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The fruit has been cultivated in these regions for centuries and is highly valued for its sweet and juicy flesh, […]

Read More
September 16, 2022
Rastafari - A Whole Religion/Spiritual Movement Jamaica Created

In 1920s,  Marcus Garvey said "Look to Africa, when a black king shall be crowned, for the day of deliverance is at hand". It is this ideology eventually led to the growth of Rastafarian. Though Marcus Garvey was not directly involved in Rastafarianism, he is considered to be one of the religion's prophet. Marcus Garvey teachings on black empowerment, black unity and Africa being black people's rightful home served as the foundation for the Rastafarian movement. By the 1920s, he had almost had a million followers and one could say Rastafarianism developed as a branch of overall black empowerment.

Read More
September 16, 2022
What is the Windrush Generation?

We speak about the people who came to Jamaica but what about the people who left. Many
Jamaicans migrated from Jamaica, for better opportunities, to build their lives, to escape violence and
more. It is said we can find Jamaicans almost anywhere. Name a country and it’s very possible you’ll find
a yaadie there. Jamaican and Caribbean immigrants have built countries. Some first world countries
wouldn’t be what these are without the labour, sacrifices and invaluable contributions from the people
who migrated there. There’s much to say about the Windrush generation and its scandal is heart-
wrenching. But before we get to that, let’s cover what the Windrush immigration/generation is.

Read More
September 16, 2022
How did the Lebanese come to Jamaica?

Do you know that the Lebanese is one of the groups that came to Jamaica? Why do
you think they came here? We mentioned immigrants such as the Indians and Chinese who migrated to
Jamaica as indentured laborers. The Lebanese, however, did not. They, like the Jews, landed in Jamaica
of their own free will and also, to escape religious persecution.

Read More
May 31, 2021
Who are Jamaicans?

(A brief history of how Jamaicans came to be from the Arawaks to Out of Many One People) Jamaica was originally called Xaymaca, which means Land of Wood and Water. The original inhabitants of the land called the Arawaks/Tainos gave this island the name, Xaymaca. According to research, the Tainos came to Xaymaca over 2500 […]

Read More

Destination Jamaica

Your one stop shop for everything Jamaican. From Merchandise, novelty items to all your travel needs, we have you covered.
Our Shop
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram