Each week travel family Calee, Stephen and baby Nyla allow us all to experience the island of Jamaica without leaving home by sharing their travels with the world through their web-based series Pon Di Road in Jamaica . So far in Season two we’ve seen them dig into everything from the island’s rich history to it’s hidden treasures. Now as we anxiously await today’s premiere of a brand new webisode, let’s take a look back at last week’s “Pon Di Road (Season 2) #12 – Iberostar Hotel (Part 2)”.
In this webisode Calee, Stephen and baby Nyla continue to enjoy their stay at the luxurious Iberostar Hotel in Montego Bay, Jamaica with some Spa treatments, Kayaking and Parasailing, Enjoy! Remember to tune in today at 5pm (EST) on our My Jamaica YouTube Channel for the premiere of a brand new webisode to see where these three will take us next!
From November 9-13, 2011 The Jamaica Tourist Board invited 9 Bloggers from across the US and Canada to experience the “softer” side of adventure travel in Jamaica. Bloggers Stephen Barrymore of The Wanderer Cynthia White of Johnny Jet, Lindsey Davis of Go Nomad Dave Bouskill and Debra Corbeil of The Planet D, Michael Ortiz of Smart Women Travelers, Robert Lloyd of Stop Having a Boring Life, and Teresa Plowright of About.com were those selected to enjoy these 5 days exciting action.
Upon arrival on the evening of the 9th, our bloggers (now guests of the Iberostar Grand Rose Hall in Montego Bay) were ushered my a bellhop and almost immediately introduced to their very own personal Butler who ensured that they were comfortable and connected to the internet so that they could share the journey they were about to embark on with the world.
Travel trio Calee, Stephen and baby Nyla just cannot get enough of Jamaica. With all they’ve seen thus far in the second season of “Pon Di road in Jamaica” who can blame them? Trips to famous Marinas and historical Great Houses are just some of the things they have been up to thus far. Now, on the brink of the premiere of a brand new webisode, let’s take a look back at last week’s Pon Di Road (Season 2) #11 – Iberostar Hotel in the roundup!
After their very informative tour of the historic Good Hope Great House in Trelawny, our favourite travel family make their way to the luxurious Iberostar Resort in Montego Bay to continue their adventures with a delicious breakfast and trips to the spa and the beach. Watch as these three soak up the sun! Remember to tune in today at 5pm (EST) on our My Jamaica YouTube Channel for the premiere of a brand new webisode to see where these three will take us next!
There’s more to Jamaica than just scrumptious food, stunning beaches and vibrant nightlife. The island is bejeweled with fascinating hidden gems and natural wonders suited for anyone looking for an off the beaten path adrenaline rush or simply a tranquil day amongst seductive scenery. Numerous navigable rivers and exhilarating waterfalls offer a number of exciting opportunities for activities and adventures.
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Famous for the popular sea swim on horseback riding tours, Braco Stables now offers hiking and biking tours as well as river tours on the Rio Bueno with rafting and kayaking options. For the most extreme thrill seekers, they now offer the new activity of river boarding. Gear up, grab a board, and follow their experienced tour guides into the splashing waters of the historical Rio Bueno river for an unforgettable journey downstream that will take you through many sections of captivating rapids and clear water pools.
Each week Calee, Stephen and their baby Nyla continue their unique exploration of Jamaica’s lesser traveled sites with a brand new webisode of Pon Di Road in Jamaica. So far the second season of the series has seen our traveling trio experience the likes of a secluded waterfall, charming beaches and flavourful Jamaican food.
In last week’s webisode of ‘Pon Di Road’ Calee and Stephen dig into Jamaica’s rich history by visiting one of the fascinating Great Houses of Western Jamaica Good Hope Great House in Trelawny. Let’s join them on this informative tour with the roundup of Pon Di Road (Season 2 ) #10 – Good Hope Great House.
For the months of July and August the Jamaica Tourist Board hosted the Experience Jamaica Summer Promotion, a programme set to inspire Jamaican residents to explore the Incredible Vacation Values at Home. Experience Jamaica, an annual programme of the JTB, began in 2008 and is generally run for the period of July to December.
With partners providing values of 5-50% below regular rates specifically for Jamaican residents, Experience Jamaica encourages Jamaicans to expand their knowledge of the tourism offerings of their country. Over 600 entries from across the island came in for the Experience Jamaica Summer Promotion, 627 to be exact, all hoping for a chance to win prizes sponsored by Chukka Caribbean Adventure Tours, Dolphin Cove, YS Falls and RIU Hotel, Ocho Rios.
November 8, 2011 at 12:21 pm | News & Updates | No comment
Travel junkies Calee, Stephen and baby Nyla’s love affair with Jamaica is still going strong. Every week a new webisode of Pon Di Road in Jamaica shows us that something extra. Thus far in season two of the series visits to the virtually unseen rivers and beaches of the eastern Parish of Portland have kept us entranced and craving more.
As we get ready for today’s premiere of a brand new webisode let’s take a look back at last week’s webisode – Pon Di Road (Season 2) #9 – Errol Flynn Marina (Part 2) in the roundup! In part 2 of their visit to the famed Errol Flynn Marina in Portland Calee and Stephen get a short lesson in fishing and go shopping at the authentic Jamaican gift shop “Things Jamaican” where among other things they learn a bit of Jamaican Patois.