Why I still stay in hostels when I travel

Why I still stay in hostels when I travel

“So what do you do with your stuff when you’re going to sleep or going out?” This was a question from a friend who’d never stayed in a hostel and who swore he could never do it. I’ve heard this or similar questions from friends time and...
Traveling While Black

Traveling While Black

When you’re born and raised in the Caribbean there are elements of your identity that you take for granted. Your Blackness is more of a simple fact than an indictment on your character. It hardly defines you. Sure, within the Caribbean space we have our own set of...
Dear Usain & Bob

Dear Usain & Bob

Usain Bolt, wherever you are, I owe you. I also owe Bob Marley but what with him gone I think it’s fair to write that one off. Traveling through Asia has been that much more interesting because of you both. It’s already an interesting experience being...
Your Jamaican Passport is More Powerful Than You Think

Your Jamaican Passport is More Powerful Than You Think

Contrary to popular belief, the Jamaican passport is not as ‘useless’ as many would have you believe. If you’re one of the many Jamaicans who thinks our passport is one of the weakest in the world I’ve got news for you. The Henley Passport Index (their website...
How Not to Pack for 8 Months Abroad

How Not to Pack for 8 Months Abroad

Every time I approach the check-in counter for a flight I secretly pray that I will have some good karma for all those overweight bags I let slip by on my watch while working the check-in counter in my former life as an airline agent. So far, the universe has been...
travel on a jamaican passport

Wondering where you can travel on your Jamaican passport without a visa?

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