For such a small island nation, Jamaica has uniquely distinguished itself amongst 190+ others. The Matador community dissects the obvious favorites like Jamaica’s music and beaches worth visiting, while also covering the lesser-known truths like its medical programs and dog sledding activities. Smack dab in the middle of the Caribbean Sea, what Jamaica lacks in size, it makes up for in culture and adventure.

Check below for articles on a slew of topics, including: Jamaica’s dance craze of daggering, dangerous roads for adventure driving, and travel narratives from fellow Matadorians.

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Jamaica Articles


11 travel experiences that can strengthen your relationship


9 incredible summer adventures you NEED to have in Jamaica


This new all-inclusive experience might be the most luxurious thing you can do in the Caribbean

12 photos that prove Kingston is an arts and cultural hotspot


14 ways to spend the perfect honeymoon in Jamaica


12 compelling reasons to have your wedding in Jamaica


6 adventures you didn’t know you could have in Jamaica


13 things only someone who’s been to Jamaica will understand

The real Jamaica: A journey beyond the all-inclusives

The 5 best countries in the world for vegetarians

Bargaining, or the third stage of grief, in Port Antonio, Jamaica

Dear travelers to Jamaica: please don’t come visit until you’ve understood these 4 things


10 life lessons we could all learn from Jamaica

Obama saying ‘wha gwan Jamaica’ has already become the greatest dancehall sample of all time

How to piss off a Jamaican

Portraits of the proud and dignified elders of Jamaica

Ode to a bus driver

You know you’re in Jamaica when…

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