Jamaica: It’s Not Just Rum & Reggae

“Love the life you live, live the life you love.” –Bob Marley

Jamaica is a bursting with sunshine, exotically beautiful, one of a kind, bustling island. Kingston, the capital and one of the most authentic cities in Jamaica, offers tourists so much more in addition to rum and reggae!

While Jamaica is known for it’s breathtaking beach and mountain views, delectable food, feel-good music and unique culture, it is also the perfect destination for service trips and sustainable travel tours. The island is now extending a warm welcome to millennial travelers, as the island makes preparations for expanding sustainable tourism.

Adventures in Voluntourism can provide you the trip of a lifetime to immerse yourself in understanding Jamaica’s culture while giving you a chance to preserve its history and unique beauty.

Kingston’s authenticity derives from its culturally diverse background and the British-colonial architecture that represent its islands history. Not only is it home to the Bob Marley museum, it is a one-of-a-kind city that enables tourists to take a step back in time through the exploration of its historic homes and cultural heritage sites. It also a place where locals are passionate about sharing their adventurous history, through lessons for tourists, and also through guided tours to take tourists around exotic wildlife.

In addition to its rich history and historical viewing sites, Jamaica is the perfect place to sight-see and explore in nature. For example, there are group-hiking activities around Jamaica’s Blue Mountain Peak and walks through the Hills of Smokey Vale. There are easily accessible clear water beaches, known as some of the most beautiful beaches in the world such as, Kingston’s famous Fort Clarence Beach. And Kingston is home to many native villagers and tropical island plants.

While visiting the island, it’s highly recommended that tourists try the locally sourced meals. Regional farmers of Jamaica source fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood and meats. Ackee is a famous Jamaican fruit and part of its national dish, traditional ackee and saltfish. You must also try a jerk-seasoned dish of choice. It is considered the second-nationally famous dish of the island.

So, if you want to enjoy some delicious rum, listen to rhythmic reggae music, and be part of sustaining Jamaica’s beauty, visiting Kingston is the perfect place to volunteer with Adventures in Voluntourism! There are volunteer projects in 2018 to renovate its historic buildings and opportunities for travelers to take part in recreating a glimpse of the past.

From the comfortably warm weather to its deliciously and regionally sourced cuisine, the island is an enjoyable vacation and givecation spot for adventurers of all ages. And the local residents are eager to share their island with visitors just like you!

Have a thing for history? Want to experience Jamaica’s culture like a local while also giving back to the community in a meaningful way? You can be part of maintaining Jamaica’s must-see spots that helped shape history. Plan your next givecation to Jamaica with Adventures in Voluntourism!

Learn more at: http://adventuresinvoluntourism.com/trips.