Day: February 4, 2015

From Resident to Tourist: Negril DREAM WEEKEND 2015 DESTINATION!!!!

  Wah Gwan vacationers galore! Coming from a Caribbean upbringing with strong West Indian traditions I have always traveled back and forth to my parents home in Jamaica and our home in the U.S. However, people always ask me how amazing it must be and how it must be a never ending vacation when I go to the island but it’s the exact opposite!!! Not in the way that I dislike Jamaica or that it’s this struggling third World Country that select news and media play it out to be but more of how it’s this beautiful haven away from your troubles that resort commercials and the travel network boast it up to be. I’ve NEVER had that experience. Before I knew better I thought that maybe I had been ungrateful or looking at it in the wrong way but as I grew older and wiser I realized that it’s because I always go as a resident. I was young, naïve, and could only enjoy what children do. My parents made trips to Jamaica feel as a home away …