Jamaica’s safe travelling tips

Jamaica is an island nation in the Caribbean, located to the south of Cuba and to the west of the island of Hispaniola. With all-year-round blazing tropical sun, plenty supply of cheap booze, and stretches of white sandy beach, Jamaica is your place to relax and groove. Make sure that you purchase a travel insurance package beforehand to ensure a stress-free, totally chillax Jamaican holiday!

Jamaican food is a mixture of Caribbean dishes with local dishes. Although Jamaican food gets a reputation for being spicy, local trends lean towards more versatile food variety. Some of the Caribbean dishes that you’ll see in other countries around the region are rice and The national dish is Ackee and saltfish, and MUST be tried by anyone visiting the island. It is made with the local fruit called Ackee, which looks like scrambled eggs, but has a unique taste of its own and dried codfish mixed with onions and tomatoes. Visit Nine Mile where Bob Marley was born and now buried. The journey up into the mountains lets you experience the heart of the country. Spend a day at Negril 7 mile beach and finish off at Rick’s Cafe for a spectacular sunset and watch even more fantastic cliff diving.

Marijuana, (locally known as ganja) although cheap, plentiful and powerful, is illegal on the island. Numerous foreigners are arrested and prosecuted every year for drug use and or possession. Jamaican prisons are very basic and places you would want to avoid at all costs. A legal cover insurance might come in handy in case you get yourself  involved in unfortunate legal accusation. Medical facilities on the island are not always up to par with European or American health care standards. Falling ill can sometimes result in major medical fees. Therefore, it is advised to buy travel insurance, as this will ensure peace of mind in emergency situations.

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.