Loneliness is the painful experience when you look around and there is no one that you know. For me, it was the moment when I was sitting in the airplane, […]
by Marylin of GirlfriendTours Source: If you are a woman travelling to Jamaica solo this is a must read. Forget what your friends say, what you have read, or what you […]
Choosing to leave Jamaica is difficult. It’s uncomfortable and agonizing having spent over a year studying, but the crossroads are brimming with possibilities. And the alternative is to stay in touch, when I go off to other great experiences.
More than a year has passed since I’ve been studying in Jamaica, and the end date for the MBA program is approaching. Now, I must make the decision whether or not I want to stay or go. Do I follow my heart?
Time changes ever so quickly. It’s already 10 months that I have spent getting to know Jamaica; and now I am wondering, will I ever be able to live away from my new home?
It’s a new season- like when the snow-covered mountains and needle filled trees emerge alive in Spring, and ready to bloom, or when the butterfly finally emerge from its cocoon, ready to sore and take on the world. That’s the season I’m in. Since I returned from a restful and family-filled […]
As I get to know Jamaica, the more I find those aspects that are difficult to get used to. Like, the attitudes of the security guards, and that everything seem to have a complex process. But it’s the simple things like; the blue sky, the sun, and the lushness that makes me love being in Jamaica.
Lack of water has taught me how to be resourceful. It surprised me to find myself having to use containers of water to bathe with, something I never planned for, but I still survived. I was just fine, and still in love with Jamaica.
A stroll along Falls Ave alone can leave you in awe if you’ve never been to Niagara Falls before. The street is filled with restaurants, haunted museums (House of Frankenstein, Haunted House, Ripley’s believe it or not), theatres, shops, ice cream parlours and so much more. There is also a […]