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Remembering Life Before the Internet: A Nostalgic Journey

May 27, 2024

In today’s hyper-connected world, it’s hard to imagine life without the internet. Yet, just a few decades ago, people navigated daily life without the digital tools and conveniences we now take for granted. Life before the internet was marked by a slower pace, different social interactions, and unique ways of accessing information and entertainment. Today’s WordPress prompt has taken me back to simpler times and I am happy to take this trip down memory lane.

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Food

Sushi Sensations: A Review of Sora Japanese Cuisine

May 21, 2024
Sora Japanese Cuisine

Having officially tried sushi for the first time last year, I can safely say, ‘I’m hooked!’ This tasty dish from Japanese cuisine has quickly rolled its way onto my list of favourite foods. This is rather shocking given how selective I am with food. Dare I say picky? Nevertheless, my love for sushi fueled my excitement when I discovered that date night would involve sushi at Sora Japanese Cuisine. I have heard many good things about this sushi restaurant and am happy to announce that it did not disappoint.

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Travel

Escape to Negril: A Weekend Guide to Jamaica’s Slice of Paradise

May 2, 2024
Summer Bucket List

Negril, a picturesque coastal town on the western tip of Jamaica, is the perfect destination for a weekend of relaxation and exploration. Negril has some of the most beautiful sunsets in Jamaica. This laid-back, beach town also boasts some pristine, white sand beaches and alluring cliffs. Whether you’re lounging in the sun, dipping in the crystal-clear waters, or embarking on a thrilling cliff-diving adventure, Negril promises endless hours of blissful escapism.

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Food

Buzo Osteria Italiana Jamaica: Restaurant Review

February 15, 2024

If you are looking for a taste of Northern Italy without leaving the shores of Jamaica, look no further than Buzo Osteria Italiana. A fairly new addition to the many eateries in Kingston Jamaica Buzo Osteria Italiana opened its doors in 2023. Nestled at the Courtyard by Marriott in New Kingston, adjacent to the iconic Emancipation Park, Buzo Jamaica proudly stands as the third jewel in the Trotters Restaurant Group’s Caribbean collection. Joining its counterparts in Trinidad and Barbados, this vibrant restaurant brings a taste of Italy to the bustling streets of Kingston, Jamaica.

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Lifestyle

From Bush Tea to Honey and Lime: 6 Ways Jamaicans Tackle the Flu

January 28, 2024

Winter is upon us and although in Jamaica the sun usually reigns supreme the winter months are usually a bit chilly. Cooler months for us mean flu season. When Jamaicans have the flu we tend to rely on a combination of traditional remedies and modern healthcare practices to alleviate symptoms and promote recovery. As someone who hates getting sick, I’ll be sharing some of the methods Jamaicans use to tackle the flu.

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Childhood Memories

Gran’ Market Chronicles: A Reflection of Gran’ Market in Jamaica

December 24, 2023

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the streets people peddled their wares, while children enjoyed their treats *snap, snap, snap*. Growing up in Jamaica one of the things I looked forward to the most at Christmastime was our Grand Market. Gran’ Market is held annually on Christmas Eve and is a huge event that takes place in towns and cities across the island. It is generally an all-day event that involves food, music and shopping. Christmas is right around the corner and since we are so close to the big day I wanted to share my memories of Gran’ market.

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Lifestyle

Tightening the Tinsel: 13 Ways to Enjoy Christmas on a Budget

December 8, 2023

Christmas is my favourite time of the year. It can, however, be the most stressful. The urge to create the perfect Christmas may lead to overspending and financial stress. The good news is that you can experience the joy of Christmas without breaking the bank. In today’s post, I’ll be sharing 13 ways to enjoy Christmas on a budget.

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