Category Archives: TRAVEL GUIDES

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

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Introducing DRVisitor.com: A New Cultural and Adventure Travel Website on The Dominican Republic

I’m excited to introduce you to my latest project and creation. Dominican Republic Visitor or DRVisitor.com: a companion website and blog for my new Moon Dominican Republic guidebook for Moon Travel Guides, which released a month ago and is already receiving rave reviews.

In this age of technology and online travel planning, I thought it would be of great benefit for my readers to find excerpts and updates of my DR material on the web in between editions.

The website is also my aim to keep inspiring and encouraging more cultural and immersive travel, outdoor adventure, and sustainable tourism  in the Dominican Republic.

The site is filled with vibrant images–another chance to showcase and share with you the

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