Tag: summer


5 Books To Read This Summer

There are many books to choose from for your summer reading, but here are five that caught my eye based on the online reviews and recommendations: •  Hula by Jasmin Iolani Hakes. This debut novel tells the story of a young woman who competes to win the Miss Aloha Hula competition in Hawai’i, while also learning about her family history […]


Dunn’s River Offering Special Summer Package

Persons looking for an adventurous activity to do this summer are being encouraged to take advantage of the ‘Summa Thrills’ promotion being offered by the world-famous Dunn’s River Falls and Park. The promotion, which ends September 15, includes paying one cost to climb the Falls, ‘Tek-A-Hike’ and Zip over the Falls via the Chukka Falls Flyer. In addition, persons will […]


Jamaica’s Tourism Sector Is On Track For Record Arrivals This Summer

Jamaica’s tourism sector is on track for record arrivals this summer, surpassing 2019 levels, when the country had the highest number of visitors ever seen for the summer months. Jamaica welcomed approximately 250,584 visitors in July 2019. “Summer 2022 will be the strongest summer that Jamaica’s tourism has ever seen”, said Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. “All the bookings […]


Can The West Indies Withstand The Force Of Australia This Summer?

On May 14, 2021, cricket lovers were greeted with the good news that the summer will be filled with blockbuster international cricket in the region. Cricket West Indies announced that the Windies is set to face off against South Africa in 2 Tests and 5 T-20s from June 10-July 3. Secondly, from July 9 to 24, the team will take […]


“Murphy’s Law” — A Treat For Summer!

Are you looking for something worthwhile to read this summer? I have the perfect book just for you.  “Murphy’s Law” is the first in a series of 17 mystery novels written by Rhys Bowen, the author of the Anthony Award- and Agatha Award-winning Molly Murphy Mysteries. We meet Molly Murphy, a no-nonsense, feisty, redhead Irishwoman from Ballykillin, County Mayo. Today, […]


Books For Summer — Take 5!

Summer is here and there is no better time than now for one to take action in adding books to his or her reading list. Here are five books titles along with reviews gleaned from the Internet that one should consider: 1. And Then She Was GONE: A riveting new suspense novel Okay, so I’ve never heard I’d Christopher Greyson […]


President Obama Top 20 Summer Playlist

In yielding to a request from Spotify, the Swedish commercial music streaming, podcast and video service company, President Obama has listed the following as his top 20 playlist day songs: Ain’t Too Proud to Beg – The Temptations Live It Up – Isley Brothers Memories Live – Talib Kweli & Hi Tek Tombstone Blues – Bob Dylan So Much Trouble […]


Do Not Take Mosquito Bites Lightly

“Zika Virus Fever is the new threat” There are more bugs around these days and the scientists attribute this to climate change. This is especially noted during the warmer summer months. In the tropics, certain bugs are more commonly seen when compared with temperate countries.  The pesky little bugs can be not only annoying, but there are those that can […]


Visiting Jamaica This Summer?

Feeling out, feeling down: This feeling wouldn’t leave me alone. Then up came-a one that said (hey, Dread): “Hey, Dread, fly, Natty Dread, and smile!” You’re in Jamaica: C’mon and smile! (In Jamaica, y’all) Get it together, y’all! (In Jamaica) Get it together, now! In Jamaica, y’all. — Bob Marley: Smile Jamaica lyrics Jamaica pushes the envelope when it comes […]


10 Cool Books To Chill Out With This Summer

Searching for books to read this summer? Well, below we have listed 10 titles that you are bound to find interesting, thought provoking, and inspiring this summer. Please do not hesitate to tell us know what you think. 1.     Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee 2.    David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell 3.    The Girl […]