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Portland Jerk Festival now Boston Jerk & Music Festival 2014

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Blog, Boston Jerk & Music Festival, Jamaican jerk, Portland Jamaica, Portland Jerk Festival | 0 comments

Portland Jerk Festival now Boston Jerk & Music Festival 2014

    New Name & Place for the Portland Jerk Festival 2014 If you've been waiting... and waiting... and waiting... to find out about the Portland Jerk Festival which would normally take place on the first Sunday in July, we finally have an answer! The festival's new name is Boston Jerk & Music Festival and the Tropical Lagoon Resort is the new title sponsor. Not only that, but the festival has moved from its location at Folly Oval near Port Antonio, where it has been since 2007, back to its original home in Boston Bay, Portland! This year's festival will be on Sunday, July...

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SPF Weekend 2014 in Ocho Rios Jamaica

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

SPF Weekend 2014 in Ocho Rios Jamaica

Details are slow to come out, but the dates for SPF Weekend in Ocho Rios have been confirmed as August 1 through August 4, 2014 (Emancipation Day weekend). Hosted by Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, this series of parties offers top-shelf liquor, superb food, and entertains their sophisticated crowds with a mix of reggae, hip hop, pop, soca, dancehall and electronic music. From a Catamaran Cruise, to Carey Island, to The Pool Party, to oceanfront partying at Mammee Bay Beach Club, to the headline Soiree, SPF usually serves up 5 rocking events over four fun-filled days. We haven't seen any ticket...

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Enjoy Smirnoff Dream Weekend 2014 in Negril Jamaica August 1-6

Posted by on May 11, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

Enjoy Smirnoff Dream Weekend 2014 in Negril Jamaica August 1-6

Now in its 6th year, the popular Smirnoff Dream Weekend 2014 party series is scheduled for Emancipation/Independence weekend, August 1 to 6, in Negril, Westmoreland, Jamaica. Partygoers will be treated to an impressive line-up of DJs, artistes and celebrities, with many deejays flying into Jamaica from around the world. This year promises to highlight emerging music trends, such as the electronic dance music (EDM) craze that has grown more popular in Jamaica. Once again, you have the option to buy a "VIP Season Band" which gives you access to exclusive lounges in each Smirnoff Dream Weekend...

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Help Kristi Spend #60days in Tobago | Tobago Island Connoisseur Contest

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Help Kristi Spend #60days in Tobago | Tobago Island Connoisseur Contest

    Greetings readers! I'm way behind on new posts lately but I have some good stuff coming soon. Until then, maybe you could cast a vote to help my Canadian friend (and fellow Jamaica fanatic), Kristi Keller, in her quest to become the Tobago Island Connoisseur this summer! Voting is super easy, and she needs your help!   What's this Tobago Island Connoisseur thing all about? Tobago’s Division of Tourism & Transportation is hosting a competition for one lucky Canadian to become the next "Tobago Island Connoisseur." This person will showcase the best of Tobago’s hotels,...

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Popular 2014 Jamaican Bobsled Team Means Business in Sochi

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in Blog, Jamaica bobsled, Jamaica News, Jamaica sports | 0 comments

Popular 2014 Jamaican Bobsled Team Means Business in Sochi

The Jamaican bobsled team has been absent from the Winter Olympic Games for 12 years. They missed qualifying by only one place in 2006 for the Turin, Italy games and in 2010 for Vancouver, British Columbia. But, they're back! The original team (Devon Harris, Dudley Stokes and Michael White, with alternates Freddie 'Reggae' Powell and Caswell Allen) qualified for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They shot to fame because they were the ultimate underdogs, and we all love an underdog! Not only did they represent a tropical nation in a cold-weather sport, but they had to...

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