Archive for July, 2012

5 Questions With Damian Marley at 2012′s Reggae Sum Fest

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Damian “Junior Gong” Marley celebrates 50 years of Jamaican independence at the 20th annual Reggae Sum Fest in Montego Bay, Jamaica alongside Trey Songz, R. Kelly, Beenie Man, Shabba Ranks, Lady Saw, Tesanna Chin and many more. Damian “Junior Gong” Marley was in rare form on his 34th birthday while performing at the 20th annual [...]

My Life In Food: Levi Roots

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Roots first started selling his Reggae Reggae sauce in 1991 at the Notting Hill Carnival. Sixteen years later, after an investment from Dragon’s Den entrepreneurs Peter Jones and Richard Farleigh, it hit the shelves in Sainsbury’s. Since then, Roots has written six cookbooks, including his latest, Sweet (Conran Octopus £18.99). His proudest moment remains, however, [...]

Staying safe on your Caribbean trip

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

When you think of a Jamaican family trip, you imagine aqua waters, pristine white beaches and tropical drinks. But without the proper safety precautions, your dream vacation can quickly become a nightmare. Like many Caribbean destinations, Jamaica lacks many of the safety precautions considered standard in the United States, making it easier to experience an [...]