Out & About in London Town

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Not only is London one of the world's top tourist destinations, but it is also the city that Jamaica Observer Senior Associate Editor Lifestyle & Social Content Novia McDonald-Whyte called home for many years. On a recent trip across The Pond McDonald-Whyte reconnected with longtime... Read More

Private Screening of If Beale Street Could Talk

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

With all the buzz that Barry Jenkins' new film If Beale Street Could Talk has been getting, Style Observer (SO) couldn't wait to go watch it for ourselves. Luckily, Jamaica Observer Senior Associate Editor Lifestyle... Read More

Gardening Feb 17

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Epidendrum ibaguense orchid plant care and culture Read More

High Off Skincare

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

It's often said that good skin is a reflection of internal wellness. If that isn't at its peak, not to worry! The answer to your skincare woes is distributed locally and comes in the form of four CBD-infused skincare products from the xCan21 line courtesy of... Read More

Dining With A View

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

Grand-A-View Restaurant & Event Place is the latest offering to the social and gastronomy scene in western Jamaica, boasting a fabulous two-tiered fine dining restaurant with comfortable furnishings, state-of-the-art conference room, amphitheatre, four bars, two terraces, and an... Read More

Celebrating Chinese New Year with Dim Sum

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

Cutting Edge Gourmet principal Débè-Ann Lange Chen and CPJ Brand Manager (Wines) Ohran Cato hosted a Chinese New Year dim sum brunch last Saturday at Lange Chen's Mandeville home. Over 50 guests from Kingston and Manchester cosily sat on the Inception Design-decorated verandah and... Read More

Proteins (and other foods) for Love

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.— Alan D Wolfelt  Read More

Love Potions #creamy

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

The Love Month continues with vim, vigour and vibrancy. In this week's article, we share how to continue the romance shenanigans with eight creamy love potions. We strongly recommend that you try these at home! Mixologist Andrew Weir takes control of this Love Potions... Read More

Sri Lankan Independence celebrations

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka celebrated 71 years of Independence on Monday, February 4. To mark the occasion, Senator Aubyn Hill and his wife Tamara hosted Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Jamaica A L Ratnapala, dignitaries, well-wishers and members of the Sri Lankan... Read More

Fifty-Eight years of Canadian Volunteerism in Jamaica

Monday, February, 11 2019    

Since its founding in 1961, the Canadian University Students Overseas (now, Cuso International) has had a presence in Jamaica. Today, the volunteers who are based across the island support a number of schools, institutions and ministries of government in the areas of... Read More

SO2&3 — Sunday, February 10

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

C ount Camillo Negroni, a member of Florence's cultural elite, was known for being adventurous, eccentric and charming. In 1919 the Count asked the bartender at Caffè Casoni to strengthen his favourite cocktail — the Americano. The bartender opted to use English... Read More

Romantic Jamaican Films

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

Sometimes all you need for a great date night is a massive bowl of popcorn and a romantic film that features the beauty of Jamaica. We've created a list of films that, for the most part, are romantic so that this Valentine's you're able to stream and chill. Read More

Romantic Activities to do on The Rock

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

Each year tens of thousands of couples visit The Rock to keep the spark in their relationships alive, while others visit with the hope of getting their 'groove' back. Arguably, Jamaica is one of the most romantic places on Earth! No wonder our hotels consistly make top 10 travel lists... Read More

The Ultimate Jamaican Valentine's Playlist

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

There's scientific proof that music affects our moods and can impact our sex drive. Fun fact: When you listen to music your brain releases dopamine, the “pleasure hormone” — the same hormone released during sexual activity. In time for Valentine's Day, ... Read More

Top 10 most popular flowers for Valentine's Day

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

Across the world, on Valentine's Day, millions of flowers are dispatched from florists to bring smiles to the faces of loved ones. Yes, you should show special people in your life love all throughout the year. However, SO Gardening encourages you to go... Read More


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