Vacation on a budget!

November 4th, 2018

Whenever I see pictures of pristine white beaches against the beautiful backdrop of a shoreline littered with trees and a hammock gently swinging in the distance, I sigh with contentment as I imagine myself there enjoying it all. Of course that’s a dream, reality usually intrudes as I face whatever task I am doing far [...]


All-Inclusive Hotels – Worth the cost?

August 10th, 2015

For those of us who are languishing in Kingston’s hot dry weather it is like being hit with a blast of cool when we get a chance to take a trip to the country. Country trips are an inherent part of summer vacations in Jamaica.  The trip usually surrounds family and the activities are geared [...]


Be Careful of Purchasing Hotel Vacation Packages!

December 20th, 2013

Be Careful of Purchasing Hotel Vacation Packages! A warm breeze gently blows as you lay on a chair and relax on the golden sands at the beach just metres away from a four star hotel with an all inclusive arrangement of food and drink. The scene described is one that entices many hard working Jamaicans [...]


Small Farmers need a Boost!

July 20th, 2010

We know that supporting the small farmer is important.  So why isn’t more being done to give them a boost?    True, all farmers have to contend with natural disasters, the uncertainty of the dollar and man-made difficulties such as praedial larceny. Then if their goods do reach the market place, buyers can be few.  [...]