The Jamaica’s National Symbols

The Jamaica National Flag One of the most popular national symbols of Jamaica, The Jamaica National Flag was first raised on Independence Day, August 6, 1962. It signifies the birth of our nation. The Flag brings to mind memories of past achievements and gives inspiration towards further success. It is flown on many triumphant occasions,…

The Jamaica’s National Heroes

Jamaica’s National Heroes dared to challenge the institution of colonialism and in so doing changed the course of Jamaica’s history giving social and political freedom to its people. Today, the statues of Jamaica’s seven National Heroes stand in proud acknowledgment, in the National Heroes Park in Kingston where they are viewed with inspiring pride, unforgettable…

Jamaican Proverbs and Sayings

You too red eye”, Meaning, you’re too envious. Me bleach hard lass night”, I partied straight through the night. Coo pon dat bwoy”, “Look at that boy” Heart No Leap”, “See and Blind”. These sayings are similar to “hear no evil, see no evil”. Chicken deh merry, Hawk deh near. (Where there is too much…

Jamaica-Land of Wood and Water

Jamaica: Land of Wood and Water ​Jamaica island nation of the Greater Antilles, 234 kilometres (146 mi) in length and as much as 80 kilometres (50 mi) in width situated in the Caribbean Sea. It is about 620 kilometres (385 mi) northeast of the Central American mainland, 145 kilometers (90 mi) south of Cuba, and…

Jamaica Tours

If the Caribbean were a bar, Jamaica would certainly have been the most popular cocktail being served. The old world charms combine unbelievably well with the modern amenities that tourists can enjoy to lend the tag of the most popular vacation for island tourism.   From the Bob Marley Museum and Devon House in Kingston…

Jamaica Mineral Baths

Jamaica Mineral Baths Jamaica is a famous tourist destination, owing much of its popularity worldwide to its magnificent beaches and tropical weather. Apart from the island’s excellent beaches lie a number of relaxing mineral baths that are increasing in popularity due to their health benefits. Mineral baths or hot springs are natural pools of water…

Jamaica Departure Tax Entry & Regulations

Jamaica Departure Tax, Entry Requirements, and Regulations (2024) Entry Requirements Passport Validity: Passports must be valid for the duration of your stay. Ensure you have at least one blank page for entry and exit stamps. Visa Requirements: Tourists from most countries, including the US, Canada, UK, and EU nations, do not need a visa for…

Getting Married in Jamaica- Requirements

Visitors can be married just 24 hours after arriving in Jamaica providing prior application has been made for a marriage license. Cost of a license is JA$4,000 . Performing officers fees starts at US$100 depending on the location. There are also non-denominational Jamaican Marriage Officers who can perform weddings at their offices, in their homes…