Jamaica Honeymoon Facts
Jamaica is the birthplace of Reggae Music, the legendary Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, Shaggy and Sean Paul.
Jamaica’s Blue Mountains produce some of the best coffee in the world.
Ian Fleming wrote most of his 007 novels in Jamaica at Goldeneye Resort in Ocho Rios.
Currency is the Jamaican dollar, but American dollars are widely accepted.
Montego Bay is home to 3 of the best golf courses in the Caribbean, including the famous “White Witch” at the Hyatt Rose Hall.
Most Jamaicans speak fluent English, as well as Patois, which is a Creole mixture of several languages.
Errol Flynn was credited with bringing tourism to Jamaica, because he used to bring his friends to raft the rivers on banana boats.
Jamaica’s motto is “Out of many, one people”, due to being a melting pot of cultures from Africa, Asia, Europe, and America.
Jamaica is the 3rd largest English speaking country in the Americas, behind U.S.A. and Canada.
Jamaica’s name is derived from the Taino Indian word, Xaymaca, which translates to “land of wood and water” or “land of springs”.
- Yeah Mon: hello, goodbye, how are you doing, what’s up, yes, maybe, i don’t know, i’m not sure
- No problem: it’s not a problem, don’t worry, thank you, you’re welcome, i don’t know, i’m on it, we’ll ignore that
- Wawd a Gwawn: What’s going on, what’s up