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Let’s Go Spelunking in Jamaica

Sure it sounds funny, but spelunking or caving as you have guessed, is all about exploring cave systems. This pastime is not for the faint of heart and can be challenging depending on the cave. This is an active venture … Continue reading

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Enjoy Ital Food

So you have adapted an organic food lifestyle and you are going on vacation. Not to worry, take a Negril vacation at a fabulous Negril Beach Resort and get some ital food. ‘Ital’ derived from the word vital is a … Continue reading

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Jamaica – Land of Wood and Water

The name “Jamaica” comes from the Arawak Indian word “Xaymaca.” The Taino people, who are believed to be of Arawak origin, were the original settlers of the island, and in their language, Xaymaca means land of wood and water. Upon … Continue reading

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Food: Local Jamaican and Their Seasons

Like all agricultural societies, and most Caribbean countries, Jamaica runs on the seasons in which specific foods are in their abundance. In fact, it will be easy to spot these foods during your Negril Vacations. Some of these are available … Continue reading

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What is an Anancy and Other Strange Jamaican Words

Anansi (a-nan-see) Anansi refers to a harmless, common household spider found locally. Unfortunately, these often indifferent creatures have a bad reputation thanks to the cunning folkloric character “Brer Anansi”, a trickster of an unmatched caliber. An African god by origin, … Continue reading

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Day Four in Negril at Samsara Resort: The Art of Relaxation and the True Meaning of Respec’

Hello from Negril; this is Margaret guest-blogging while staying at Samsara Cliffs Resort in Negril. Today’s agenda was to relax. As it turns out, I am not very good at relaxing! I managed to keep my butt parked on a … Continue reading

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Yoga on the Cliffs at Samsara with Tamara Tomasz and Terence Ollivierra

April was a great month for Yoga enthusiasts at Samsara. We had 2 different groups who held retreats in Negril, enjoying early morning practice under the vast Jamaican sky on Samsara’s cliffs, led respectively by Tamara Tomasz of Canada, and … Continue reading

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New RADA Farmer’s Market in Negril A Success

Yesterday there was a wonderful Farmer’s Market in Negril organized by RADA (Rural Agricultural Development Authority) which was very well-attended by the local community. It was a fantastic display of stalls set up by local farmers selling fresh fruits and … Continue reading

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Have A Perfect Vacation In Negril Hotels

Negril hotels offer a chance to see a different side of Jamaica away from Montego Bay. The Samsara and Legends Resorts are offering not just one but two gorgeous boutique hotels. Each of the hotels has just 50 rooms, which … Continue reading

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Negril Hotels And Resorts

Enjoy a Jamaican Vacation Over a million people visit the beautiful island of Jamaica every year, a tropical paradise located in the Great Antilles, about 380 miles from the coast of Central America. Most visitors make for the popular tourist … Continue reading

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