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Colbeck Castle

Leaving Old Harbour, we drive north for about three miles then turn off the main road and into a small community. We follow the signs pointing to Colbeck Castle, our destination, which we reach after going through what looks like a private … [Read more]

The Ortanique

The ortanique looks much like an orange and could easily be mistaken for one. The difference is in its shape -- it's typically a bit flat on top and bottom. This native of Jamaica, a hybrid of the orange and tangerine, gets its name from … [Read more]

Learning Historic Preservation Techniques in Falmouth Jamaica

While doing research online two years ago, I happened on information about historic preservation and Archeology Awareness Week in Jamaica. My interest piqued, I followed a link to the website for Falmouth Heritage Renewal (FHR), a charitable … [Read more]

Eating Chinatown NYC’s Cellar Restaurants

I had never heard the term cellar restaurant until Liz of Ahoy New York mentioned it during our walking tour of Little Italy and Chinatown a few weekends ago. Cellar restaurants are located in the basement of a building. There are two in … [Read more]