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Top Ten Insider Tips About Jamaica

Posted by: scar on Thursday September 17, 2015 (13:40:52)   (2351 Reads)
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Expats often move to Jamaica dreaming of paradise. And there’s no doubt about it, island life can be beautiful. However, there’s a lot that only insiders know, and without this knowledge, you may at best miss out on a few great experiences or at worst have a really tough time. Here are a few tips for making the most of your life in Jamaica.    more ...
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Here Are Five Things Expats Love About Living In Jamaica, And Five Things They Hate

Posted by: scar on Thursday August 20, 2015 (12:32:18)   (3078 Reads)
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Jamaica is one of the most well-known and popular countries in the Caribbean, a small island not far from Cuba and the Dominican Republic. For most people, Jamaica seems like a picture postcard: beaches, sunsets, tropical summer, rum, and reggae. This image of Jamaica is cliched but truthful – everything we just mentioned does exist there. But of course, there’s always more to a country than the picture postcard; some of it is great, and some ...    more ...
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Staying Safe In Jamaica As An Expat

Posted by: Carole on Sunday February 15, 2015 (22:48:08)   (7492 Reads)
Jamaica is one of the jewels of the Caribbean with its incredible coastline, natural beauty and friendly people. The lively culture is marked by great music, good food and a characteristic optimism, in spite of the poverty and hardship witnessed by much of the country. As an expat in Jamaica, you can look forward to a wholesome experience and life here will never be dull. However, there is a side to Jamaica that has many visitors to the country c ...    more ...
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Jamaica - A Dangerous Island Or An Expat Paradise?

Posted by: Carole on Saturday May 17, 2014 (00:31:29)   (3807 Reads)
Jamaica is a popular hotspot for many expats and retirees due to its booming tourism industry and natural beauty. But this small island nation, often referred to as a Caribbean paradise, has another side to it. Bureaucratic corruption, poverty and high crime levels can be an unpleasant surprise for many expats.

Crime levels

Jamaica faces a daily problem of extensive criminal activity. This includes drug trafficking, especially a thriving ...    more ...