Category Archives: CARIBBEAN

Jamaica 2017: Co-authoring the next Rough Guide to Jamaica

Port Royal – © Lebawit Girma

If you follow my Facebook or Instagram pages, you already know that I’m co-authoring and updating the next edition of Rough Guide to Jamaica (Rough Guides UK, releasing in 2018). My portion of the book starts at Hanover parish and extends along the western and southern coasts onto Negril, Bluefields, Belmont, Whitehouse, Treasure Beach, Mandeville and all the way to Kingston.

Pelican Bar – © Lebawit Girma

My update trip to Jamaica this Fall led to inspiring new finds and experiences. It took me deeper into Jamaica, with more

Continue reading »

Happy 36th Independence Day, Belize

Wishing a happy 36th Independence Day to beautiful Belize, and all my Belizean friends. May you celebrate and enjoy your day fully, for we do not know what tomorrow will bring!

My thoughts are with all those who have suffered tragic losses over the last weeks from Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria (currently off our coast here in the Dominican Republic), or in the earthquake in Mexico. Such tragic times. Let’s hope it is over, and let’s each open up our hearts and pockets to help people in need in the Caribbean, and in Mexico. Any amount helps.