Tag: diGSummer

7 Cold Soups To Beat The Summer Heat

Jamaicans love soup. Chicken soup is a Saturday dinner staple, and no family gathering is complete without a large, bubbling pot of mannish water. But who can drink hot soup in these summertime temperatures? To give you an alternative, we’ve

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5 Summer Reads From Jamaican Authors

Summer is a great time to catch up on your reading as you relax on the beach, or at home in the cool comfort of your fan or air conditioning unit. We’ve got a short but sweet list of recent

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Make A Splash At These Water Parks

We’re winding down our #diGSummer July special, but we wanted to make one last splash before we go. We’ve already hit up the rivers and falls across the island, as well as our country’s incredible beaches. Today, we invite you

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‪#‎diGSummer‬ – Why You Need To Stay Hydrated

Water makes up about 75 per cent of the human body, so it is important to keep ourselves properly hydrated as we lose water routinely – especially important in the hot summer months. The body loses water when we exhale, sweat, urinate

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Where To Take Swimming Lessons in Jamaica

Swimming is an excellent, low-impact form of exercise. Apart from providing relief from the summer heat, benefits of swimming include muscle toning, relatively low stress on joints and improved respiratory function. With the summer as hot as ever, there’s no

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8 Top Jamaican Swimmers Throughout The Years

The 16th FINA World Championships gets underway tomorrow and, of course, Jamaica will be represented at the event in Kazan, Russia from July 24 to August 9, 2015. Jamaican swim fans are still on a high from Alia Atkinson’s milestone-setting 100m

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Missed Reggae Sumfest 2015? We Have Highlights!

Reggae Sumfest 2015 is now in our rearview mirrors, but from all accounts, the Summer Block Buster was a resounding success. The organisers bounced back after the loss of top-billed US rapper Rick Ross due to legal troubles, as local

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Reggae Sumfest #TBT – All Partied Out

When sleep called and tiredness began to set in, these Reggae Sumfest patrons found the ground a good place to rest one night during the festival August 11-14, 1993, in Montego Bay. Click here to read more about the history of Sumfest,

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Two Raw Food Recipes You Need To Try This Weekend

One of our summer tips is to eat cooling foods like fruits and vegetables to help your body cope in this heat. Our raw food consultant Bena Nakawuki was kind enough to share two of her favourite recipes to give

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Eat ‘Live’ And Live Well – The Raw Food Way

Tomorrow, July 11, is International Raw Food Day, so we caught up with Bena Nakawuki, owner of The Lotus Line of Natural Health Products and Services, to get some advice of the benefits of adopting this lifestyle. The passionate raw veganista

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