Had a really great week in Kingston Jamaica the last time I was in Jamaica was for New years of 2015 in Negril which was really amazing. For my second time around Jamaica I decide that i wanted to see the real side of Jamaica One of the best thing traveling around Jamaica being a black guy with dreads it makes me blend in with the locals more faster LOL.
The locals never knew where I was from until I open my mouth and speak. Even though, I tried to hide the American Accent I just could’t get away with it. The locals are really cool and helpful whether it is asking a question or purchasing an item they are quick to help and offer guidance always remember to say thank you or thanks Mon or my favorite bless and gave them a dap they will love that .
It is common sense to travel like a local and live like a local the first thing to know is a local taxi route is an average of 100 JMD which is about 1USD. The Bob Marley Museum it is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The standard cost of touring the Museum is $25 USD for adults and $12 USD for children 4 to 12 years old. It cost $100 JMD from to travel from Half –Way –Tree to the Bob Marley Museum. Another local attraction is Devon House. It is known for its restaurants and shop, but it is well- known for being a place to relax, take pictures and eat ice cream. It cost $100 JMD from to travel from Half –Way –Tree to Devon House. However, many locals tend to walk to Devon House because it is just ten minutes from Half-Way- Tree square.
Hope Garden&Zoo is well- known for its tranquillity and retreat. The Garden is great for having picnics, exercising, sleep and relax. After this, you can visit The Tea House to dine. they offer a wide-range of dishes such as seafood dishes, salads, different types of pasta, tasty dumplings topped with curried, roast chicken or seasoned rice, chickpeas, curry potatoes or pumpkin, for non-meat eaters. Price ranges from $150- to $3500 JMD.After dining at The Tea House you can visit Hope Zoo to see the exotic animals. The cost for adults is $1500 JMD and $1000 for children.
If you do have enough time don’t just stick around kingston take one of the local buses and travel outside the city to the countryside called portland for some really good tasting pork, I don’t even really eat pork any more but i heard it was a must try at Boston Beach I did just that it was amazing with so much mouth watering flavor.
The local bus cost about 450 JMD from kingston to Portland taking up about 2hrs and 30 minutes its a really great way to see the beautiful nature of the countryside and get a good feel of living like a local and feel the love of the people. It can get real cramped up but thats ok did you travel here just to ride a 5 star service i didn’t