Just How Influential is Reggae Music in Switzerland?

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Reggae music; the love child of ska and rocksteady. Born from the struggles and oppression of the people of one small Caribbean island, Jamaica.…

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6 of the Most Romantic Vacation Hideaways You’ll Ever Visit

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So, you and your sweetheart are planning a romantic vacation, but you absolutely hate large crowds of people. Where in the world do you…

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The Bob Marley Museum: Kingston’s Ode to the King of Reggae

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Bob Marley; the legendary king of reggae music. Thanks to this iconic Jamaican reggae artist, my little island of Jamaica has been placed squarely…

What to Expect in the Breathtaking City of Havana Cuba

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Havana (Oh Na Na) Before you ask the inevitable question, “Do they play Camilla Cabello’s Havana 24/7 on the local radio stations?” My answer…

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Cuba Unveiled: 2 Weeks and 5 Destinations

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Cuba, a country shrouded in mystery; seemingly isolated from the globe. That’s at least how I viewed this Caribbean island. Despite growing up in…

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4 Similar Jamaican and Swiss Christmas Traditions

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Living in Switzerland certainly comes with its share of culture shock for any Jamaican. When it rolls around to the winter season those differences…

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6 Jamaican Christmas Traditions You Should Know About

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It’s the Christmas season and everyone is excited to celebrate! How do Jamaicans celebrate Christmas? You might wonder. Are there any special traditions? You’d…

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11 Tips for Europeans Travelling to Jamaica in the Christmas Season (with connecting flights through America)

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Let me start by saying what needs to be said: Flying through America at Christmas time is a nightmarish experience.  If you’re flying to…