Tag Archives: jamaica

Sandals Vs. Excellence: Let’s Take a Look

EPC beach

I was a Sandals junkie. Still am, in many ways. But then, one winter, I was forced to make a serious decision: skip the vacation altogether or look for something more budget-friendly than Sandals.

Finding Paradise in Negril, Jamaica

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If you’re lucky like me, you’ve found your paradise. You’ve discovered that one magical place that brings you intense joy at even the thought of being there. It’s the place you go to in your mind when you need to escape reality for even a moment – you know, like when you’re sitting in a

Learning How to Hold a Baby Croc at the Jamaica Swamp Safari

Jamaican Swamp Safari crocodiles

I’m not a dare devil or a thrill seeker by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, I’m the complete opposite – my knees go weak at even the sight of heights or face masks. Yes, face masks. Needless to say, you’d never find me diving off a mile-high cliff or parachuting out of an

Holiday Inn MoBay: 4 Star Resort with 5 Star Jerk Chicken

What can I say about jerk chicken. I guess when you think of Jamaica and what defines it from a tourist’s perspective, you think of jerk chicken. Okay, it may not be the first thing you think of – I’m guessing Bob Marley, the beaches, and the laid-back-yeah-mon-everyting-irie vibe top the list – but I

Fireman’s Lobster Pit in Negril: A Love Story

Betsy the Lobster

I had been hearing about the Fireman for years. Years. And although he was only a few steps away from me, I never thought he’d be worth my while. Yeah…seriously. Who, exactly, do I think I am, to think that a man of this caliber was not worth my while? How embarrassing. But here’s the