Category Archives for Jamaican culture

What’s it like in Jamaica in July

What’s it like in Jamaica in July What’s happening in Jamaica in July Everyone wants to know … What’s there to do in Jamaica? What’s the weather like? Is July a good time

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Happy First Day of Spring

Today is officially the first day of Spring! It’s the time where, in the US, the daffodils and the tulips start coming into bloom. The Jamaican in me makes me not relate to the official dates for

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Boxing Day in Jamaica – What is the Day after Christmas called?

Boxing Day in Jamaica Boxing Day is December 26th, and is an annual national holiday in Jamaica. If it falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday is celebrated on a Monday, like it is this year. There

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Jamaican Thought for the Day: Don’t worry

Jamaican Thought for the Day: Don’t worry Jamaicans by nature are not worriers. Think of the Bob Marley song, Don’t worry about a thing, because every little thing is going to be alright. Even

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Jelly coconut – This is so Jamaican

Try a Jelly Coconut like a Local … This is so Jamaican When you go to Jamaica ask for a green coconut (called Jellies) in any market or fruit stand. The vendor will use a machete to cut off the top

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Solve a Jamaican Riddle

Solving riddles is a popular Jamaican past time. Often contests on Jamaican radio stations focus on riddles. Solve the riddle and win a grand prize. These contests could go on for days until there is

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Jamaican Thought for the Day: Slow down, be mindful

  Jamaican Expression: Walk too fast, yuh walk two times. English Translation: If you walk too fast, you will walk twice. Meaning: Take your time or be thoughtful in whatever you are doing. If you

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6 Foods You Must Try for an Authentic Jamaican Christmas Dinner

Jamaican Christmas Dinner Six (6) Foods that Jamaicans must have at Christmas time otherwise it isn’t Christmas   What do Jamaicans eat for Christmas? Jamaicans love a good Christmas dinner.

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