August 21, 2015

It seems no matter where you go in Jamaica, water shortage is an issue.
 
How then are Jamaicans managing? Catching rainwater is one solution, but there hasn’t been enough of that either.
 
Here are a few trends we’ve noticed in this drought period.
 
1. Recycle, recycle
Nowadays, it seems nobody throws out plastic containers anymore. They make great...

July 28, 2015

These little buggers invite themselves into your home. Worse, they lurk in your bedroom of all places!   
 
They hide behind your paintings, leaving disgusting little droppings. You ruin perfectly good shoes, as missiles to throw at them.
 
We haven’t met anyone who likes croaking lizards. People usually express fear, loathing or active disdain for these creatures. Ever...

July 17, 2015


What makes you truly Jamaican? Our rich and unique culture and the things we do distinguish us from people anywhere else in the world. But to be authentic, we suggest that you have had to at least 10 of these 15 things.

You are not Jamaican:

  1. If when you were sick growing up, your parents or grandparents didn’t make you drink bush tea.
  2. If you didn’t think of...
July 07, 2015

Ever notice when you drop an “ole time” Jamaican expression in a conversation people scratch their heads like… “What?”
 
In just one sentence these wise sayings tell life stories, offer great advice and tickle the funny bone. Here are a few of our favourites.
 
1. Fyah de a mus mus tail, him tink a cool breeze.
You hear this one right before your mother gives you...

June 12, 2015

With Caribbean Fashion Week still with us till June 15 we decided to give a quick nod to 4 brave souls who dare to be Jamaican Fashion Bloggers.

Natalia Outar

@imajumaican | www.nataliaoh.com
She juggles her fashion blog, writes for the Gleaner, and is an active mother. Don’t know how she does it but kudos to you girl!

 
Kristia...