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Inside Background
    Many people are concerned about safety when they travel to Jamaica, as...
Last edited: July 18, 2006
Founding     The history of Kingston is tied up with Jamaica's history of...
Last edited: July 07, 2006
Climate     Kingston's tropical climate fluctuates little throughout the year...
Last edited: January 14, 2007
Kingston is the capital of Jamaica, and worth a visit.  From Kingston, a trip...
Last edited: June 26, 2006
Inside Transportation
By Air     Norman Manley International Airport is located half way along a 10...
Last edited: July 08, 2006
Inside Things to Do
Spanish Town     This historic city was the capital of Jamaica under Spanish...
Last edited: March 19, 2009
Bob Marley Week     This event is held every year the week of Bob Marley's...
Last edited: July 08, 2006
Hope Botanical Gardens     This oasis in the middle of Kingston is the perfect...
Last edited: July 08, 2006
Bob Marley Museum     Bob Marley was responsible for bringing Jamaica's...
Last edited: July 07, 2006
    It should be no problem in Kingston to find something to do at night. Bars...
Last edited: May 19, 2008
Kingston is known as a cultural center of the Caribbean, and the Jamaican...
Last edited: May 03, 2013
Lime Cay is one of a number of tiny islands just outside of Kingston Harbour...
Last edited: October 01, 2009
Devon House has some fantastic Ice Cream. Don't let the long line deter you...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Hollywell National Park and is located approximately 20 miles out of Kingston...
Last edited: July 03, 2008
Trench Town was the home of Bob Marley, and Peter Tosh. Once a fairly nice area...
Last edited: June 30, 2006
Inside Dining Scene
A sort of Jamaican fast food place where one orders at the counter and takes...
Last edited: August 30, 2009
Redbones Blues Cafe is a great choice for casual dining in New Kingston. Menu...
Last edited: May 31, 2008
Scotchies Jerk Center has opened a restaurant opposite the Chelsea Jerk Center...
Last edited: September 21, 2010
Inside Jamaica: For Foreign Visitors
The official currency of Jamaica is the Jamaican dollar (JMD). Prices at most...
Last edited: January 13, 2016
Accoding to the US State Department webpage on Jamaica, travelers entering...
Last edited: June 13, 2010
Emergency telephone numbers in Jamaica include the following: Police: 119...
Last edited: December 24, 2010
The main language spoken in Jamaica is English and sometimes Patois. Patois...
Last edited: August 19, 2014
Many people wish to call home from Jamaica. You have a number of major options...
Last edited: October 30, 2016
Every country has its own traditions and rules about what is customary when it...
Last edited: May 10, 2016
Casino Gambling in Jamaica Jamaica offers casino gambling. However, Jamaica has...
Last edited: September 06, 2014
Most items purchased in Jamaica are duty free, but some have limits. For...
Last edited: August 22, 2015
Jamaica has both a departure tax and a landing fee (aka arrival tax) for...
Last edited: June 07, 2016
Electric power in Jamaica is almost the same as in the United States and...
Last edited: September 26, 2015
Below is a list of embassies and consulates with offices in Jamaica. Most of...
Last edited: January 19, 2011
Many people ask what the exchange rate is between the currency in their country...
Last edited: October 02, 2012
Water in Jamaica, as a rule, is safe to drink from the tap. You can also...
Last edited: September 16, 2012
Jamaica is well known for its coffee. There are three general types of coffee...
Last edited: October 05, 2014
Jamaican rum is one of the largest exports of the country. Although the other...
Last edited: February 14, 2013
Arrival Many people wonder if duty free shopping is available at the airport in...
Last edited: February 24, 2016
BBB    ~ Beaches Boscobel BN      ~Beaches Negril BHV    ~Beach House Villas...
Last edited: September 27, 2013
Seabather's eruption, also known as 'sea lice', is a rash that occurs after...
Last edited: May 01, 2015
One thing that every first time visitor to Jamaica should have a clear...
Last edited: May 17, 2006
Many tourists ask if they should use Jamaican dollars or United States dollars...
Last edited: June 23, 2016