Affordable Travel Guide to Jamaica

Surf, Sand and Sun, with a Dash of Reggae

Jamaica

For 300 years, until 1962, Jamaica was a British colony, and that style and cultural influence remains visible today, making Jamaica a curious blend of Caribbean island relaxation and industrious British organization. English is still the primary language on the island, although Creole and local patois are spoken. Jamaica is largely populated by the ancestors of African slaves that worked the sugar plantations back in the 1700s.

What is Jamaica famous for? Besides being a global tourist destination, and the home to dozens of glorious white sand beaches, it might surprise you to know these facts about Jamaica:

  • It is the world

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