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Jamaica in London (Part 3)

January 10, 2013

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Jamaica in London, Part 3 In East London, just off of Brick Lane, on a Scalter Street parking lot wall, you’ll find this…a very color tribute to the fastest man in the world, Mr. Usain St. Leo Bolt. Painted by James Cochran (aka Jimmy C.). Cochran. Jimmy C. studied at the University of South Australia […]

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Jamaica in London (Part 2)

November 30, 2012

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I’ve officially made it back “home” to Jamaica and excited to bring to you part 2 of Jamaica in London. If you missed part 1, please go back and check it out! Here’s more of Jamaica in London, Part 2 Bob Marley I have to admit this was probably one of the places I was […]

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Jamaica in London (Part 1)

November 20, 2012

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In 1948, close to 500 Jamaicans arrived in London aboard the SS Windrush. This was the first large group of  West Indian immigrants after the second World War and marked the start of the Caribbean migration to the UK. These skilled workers (nurses, engineers, etc) came to help Britain recover after the war. Many found work […]

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London Here I Come!

October 30, 2012

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In less than 36 hours, I’ll finally be on my way to London for World Travel Market. Despite the chillier than preferred temperatures, I’m quite excited for the line up of events and my first *new* country of 2012! The highly anticipated Ultimate Travleista Week, where I’ll be joining Tracey of One Brown Girl, Monique of Mo Travels, […]

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My 5 Point Wish List for the Perfect London Apartment

June 6, 2012

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After 5 months of getting adjusted to life in Jamaica, I’m finally finding a nice balance of work, play and exploration. But as much as I love my island paradise, I’m equally excited for several upcoming trips year: Denver Passport Party, TBEX US, and World Travel Market. Even though it’s the latest in the year, I […]

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