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A stay on the north coast is just what the Doctor Bird ordered Hello---I’m reading the foremost author on the birds of Jamaica---whose name is Bond. James Bond. James Bond was an American ornithologist who wrote Birds of the West Indies in 1936. Ian Fleming moved to Jamaica and was a passionate bird watcher and owned a copy of Birds of...
Some locals sniff that Red Stripe is for tourists, and when we were present at Scotchies green Heineken bottles inhabited the rustic bar in company with the red and white labels. But Red Stripe is indisputably the most iconic symbol of Jamaica aside from Usain Bolt smiling from a green and yellow T-shirt. Red Stripe beer appeared in the...
Scotchies in Montego Bay is widely celebrated as the best jerk chicken pit in Jamaica. And its name is derived from the potent pepper that imbues jerk meats with their kick. The Scotch Bonnett pepper that is the foundation of jerk chicken spices has a heat rating of between 100 thousand and 400 thousand Scoville units. The Jalapeño measures 25...