Runaway Bay

Three Things to Do in Runaway Bay, Jamaica (That Go Beyond Your …

The contrast between the rural area of Jamaica that my family are from compared to the shiny tourist resorts is staggering. I’ve said before that the tropical island paradise that is so frequently associated with the country was a stark…

St Elizabeth

Discovering My Roots in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica

Before I flew to Jamaica, I told my friends and family that after that one trip, I would never go back. Having to visit the country for the worst reasons meant that I only associated it with misery, and knowing…

The Trip I Really Don’t Want to Take

I’ve always been proud of my heritage. As I grew up, I always knew the privilege of being half-Jamaican; experiencing a different culture from the day I was born, albeit second-hand. Despite knowing my background and being pretty well-travelled, I’ve…

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