October 31, 2014

Outside the hustle and bustle of Kingston, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay there is the serenity of “Kontri.” Rural parishes of Jamaica are often referred to as “Kontri” because of their lush greenery and rustic feel. Here are the most popular benefits of living in the “Kontri.”

1.     Neighbourliness

October 24, 2014
​Built by slaves in the eighteenth century, Flat Bridge is a source of dread for many who have to cross it. There are all kinds of strange stories about this bridge, many woven into our folklore. The most popular ones are:  

 

October 17, 2014

Jamaica uses roughly 37,066 acres for growing ganja. But all that has done up to now is get the island listed in the State Department’s 2014 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report as the largest Caribbean supplier of marijuana to the United States. With so much weed around, and Olint busted, many want to legalize the herb.

October 10, 2014

1.     Blue Hole

Ocho RiosOnce a well-kept secret, Blue Hole is now popular with tourists and locals alike. You feel so alive as you swing off the rocks into the stunning blue water.

October 03, 2014

With all the prescriptions and over the counter remedies we use, it is hard to imagine that cures for our ailments once came from the bush. Our parents even insisted that these foul tasting concoctions were good for us. Well, some bush teas actually do bring health benefits.