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  • 6 Fascinating Jamaican Traditions and Customs

    6 Fascinating Jamaican Traditions and Customs

    September 21st, 2018Jessica Cropper
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    Jamaica is an island full of folklore, magic, and spirituality, with a rich culture of traditions, customs, and rituals, many of them religious in origin (although by no means all). Jamaican traditions are often a mix of African and European customs – modified and adapted over the years to create the unique Jamaican culture that... Read more »

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  • In the footsteps of Bob Marley: a tour of Kingston, Jamaica

    In the footsteps of Bob Marley: a tour of Kingston, Jamaica

    March 18th, 2015Kris Griffiths
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    Kris Griffiths takes a tour of the birthplace of reggae, following in the footsteps of Jamaica’s most famous son, Bob Marley, on what would have been his 70th birthday. Reggae music was born in the downtrodden townships of this Caribbean island. It’s a genre that has managed to captivate most of the globe with its bouncing... Read more »

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  • 19 fantastic spots for wild swimming

    19 fantastic spots for wild swimming

    October 4th, 2013Alison Roberts
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  • The best street food around the world

    The best street food around the world

    July 4th, 2013Eleanor Aldridge
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  • Five top holidays for music fans

    Five top holidays for music fans

    February 1st, 2013Emma Gregg
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    If you’re feeling tired of your local concert hall, or you fancy combining a trip with some world-class music, you may want to consider one of these truly memorable music holidays, from Rough Guides’ Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth. Checking out the Kinshasa music scene, Democratic Republic of Congo The young François... Read more »

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  • Mix it up with the locals in the Caribbean

    Mix it up with the locals in the Caribbean

    July 5th, 2012Jeremy Smith
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    Away from its sun-drenched beaches, palm-adorned resorts and colourful reefs, the real pulse of the Caribbean is found in the homes of the locals, and on the sometimes sleepy, sometimes vibrant streets. The following five experiences will give you a little taster of Caribbean life. Root veg and culture, Jamaica There are carnivals and festivals... Read more »

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  • Secret beaches in Europe and around the world

    Secret beaches in Europe and around the world

    May 9th, 2012Site Editor
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    If you’re looking for your own secret piece of  paradise, take a look at our recommendations for the best secluded beaches to visit in Europe and around the world. But you’d better hurry; they won’t stay secret for long… Plage de Saleccia, Corsica, France Plage de Saleccia is a kilometre-long sweep of soft sand with... Read more »

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