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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

Beach Vendors: Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em?

Negril vendor selling crafts on the beach

Read through reviews and forums on TripAdvisor and other travel sites and you’ll see one debate after another about beach vendors in the Caribbean. In fact, I just Googled “beach vendors jamaica”, and a TripAdvisor review titled “Beware of Beach Vendors” was among the top results.

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